Things To Do near Chagford Common

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King's Barrow, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

King's Barrow, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The barrow on top of King Tor is one of a number of these highly visible burial chambers on Hookney Down and Hamel Down. You can see them from miles around which was, clearly, the intention. See our King Tor listing for directions. Note that the barrow is close to English Heritage's Grimspound...

Black Ridge Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Black Ridge Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor’s north and south moors are home to a high number of peat passes. These passes were cut through the thick layer of peat to provide safe and easy passage. The most impressive is the deep pass on Whitehorse Hill. The biggest and most dramatic is on the remote Black Ridge by Black Hill. This...

Black Ridge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Black Ridge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

This is one of the strangest places in Dartmoor National Park. Huge peat hags and channels have been cut from the high moorland. Piles of white rocks have been placed on the black peat to guide visitors along the old peat pass. Walking along Black Ridge is quite easy. Getting there is much more diff...

Challacombe Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Challacombe Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

If you go for a drink or bite to eat at The Warren House Inn on a clear day at the end of Autumn, you'll enjoy one of the best moorland views in Dartmoor National Park. Giant waves of rusty moorland roll east. The huge bulk of Hamel Down shapes the horizon. Challacombe Down hunkers down below. In ad...

Hameldown Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Hameldown Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Grimspound is an English Heritage site located in a dip between Hamel Down and Hookney Down towards the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Two tors stand guard over the prehistoric settlement. To the north west is Hookney Tor. To the south east is Hameldown Tor. The views from the cairn and trig point...

Cut Lane (Cut Hill Peat Pass), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Cut Lane (Cut Hill Peat Pass), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

When describing Dartmoor's peat passes in his work 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery wrote: 'The most ancient, and in some way most intriguing, of these passes is Cut Lane (ref.). The link path from E. Dart country ascends to the water-divide and enters the pass through the fen, where the way is marke...

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Gardens/family attraction The team behind Holiday in Dartmoor run a number of UK travel sites. We've spent over a decade photographing and researching South West England. Whilst it's not particularly well known, Stone Lane Gardens is as impressive as anything we've seen from the edge of Salisbury...

Dartmoor Reptiles, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Reptiles, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Come and get up-close and personal with our 'unusual creatures’. We will tailor a one or two hour session especially for you so that your family can discover the magic and beauty of our collection of reptiles, spiders and other creepy crawlies. You will be able to learn about their natural habi...

Army Ring Road Walking and Cycling, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Army Ring Road Walking and Cycling, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

A network of roads run around a section of Dartmoor's north moor. We cover the road and parking in our Okehampton Camp listing. Whilst Dartmoor walking purists avoid the network, it does provide an easy and safe way to get to high, remote moorland on foot or by mountain bike. We'd recommend walki...

Cut Hill Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Cut Hill Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Many of Dartmoor's stone rows are difficult to miss. Huge blocks of granite rise from moorland creating impressive patterns in the landscape. Other stone rows are very difficult to find. Small granite teeth are covered by grass and lumpy moorland. The stone row on Cut Hill is something very differen...

Cut Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Cut Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

A visit to Cut Hill and nearby Fur Tor is a must for anyone with a passion for Dartmoor. This is the most remote area in southern England and it's a joy to visit so we'd very much recommend a day trip to the summit. Cut Hill, as the name suggests, is a dome of rough cut moorland in the heart...

Cut Hill North West Passage Peat Pass and Memorials, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Cut Hill North West Passage Peat Pass and Memorials, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Study Dartmoor's north plateau on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see lots of peat passes marked by two thick, black parallel lines. These are paths cut through deep peat that covers the high moorland. On the ground, these peat passes vary quite dramatically. Some, lik...

The East Dart Bar and Restaurant, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

The East Dart Bar and Restaurant, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor's famous clapper bridge The Postbridge Clapper Bridge is essential Dartmoor visiting. It spans the East Dart River near Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. The East Dart Bar and Restaurant is located by the clapper bridge.   The heart of Dartmoor The B32...

Best Postbridge Walks, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Best Postbridge Walks, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Postbridge Postbridge is located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor. The East Dart River runs through Postbridge. Bellever Forest is to the south. These different landscapes and natural features provide for a variety of great walks.   Postbridge...

Postbridge Clapper Bridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Postbridge Clapper Bridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Perhaps Dartmoor's most famous and most visited clapper bridge, the Postbridge Clapper Bridge spans the East Dart River in the heart of Dartmoor National Park close to Bellever Forest and Bellever Tor. The B3212 cuts across Dartmoor from Moretonhampstead to Princetown. At Postbridge, the road bri...