Things To Do near Chagford Common

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Cranmere Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Cranmere Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There are a number of attractions that every Dartmoor enthusiast wants to visit. High Willhays is Dartmoor's highest point. Fur Tor is the National Park's, and southern England's, most remote location. Bowerman's Nose is its most distinctive rocky outcrop. Cranmere Pool is the site of Dartmoor's fir...

West Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Up on Dartmoor’s north plateau, within a short distance of each other, are the headwaters of many of the National Park’s most famous rivers. The moorland here is remote, boggy, rough cut and tussocky. Given that the headwaters are located on a plateau, it’s also possible to argue that the view...

Kit Steps, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Kit Steps, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

It's easy to cross the East Dart River after a long period of dry weather. After heavy rain, the river becomes a formidable barrier. If water levels are high, as a rule of thumb, it's best to head upriver to find a safe crossing place. In these conditions, Kit Steps is a potential candidate. A set o...

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Marked White Hill on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, and Big Whit Hill on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map, when visiting, this hill appears to be an extension of the much larger, and higher, Cosdon Hill. For example, as you approach White Hill across...

Granite Song Sculpture, River Teign, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Song Sculpture, River Teign, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Granite Song is a superb sculpture located on a small island in the River Teign between Chagford and the Teign Gorge (National Trust). We've positioned Granite Song on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Created by Peter Randall-Page, it's one of many sculptures...

Ockerton Court, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Ockerton Court, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

All the way at the southern end of the army ring road on Dartmoor’s north moor is a pool of water at Ockerton Court. It’s a beautiful place to photograph high moorland with Hangingstone Hill beyond. It’s also on one of the most popular routes to the famous letterbox at Cranmere Pool. Whilst it...

East Dart River Waterfall, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

East Dart River Waterfall, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

With its rocky high ground and numerous rivers, Dartmoor National Park has many waterfalls. In Lydford Gorge (National Trust) and Canonteign Falls, water falls from a great height. In Becky Falls Woodland Park and Yealm Steps Waterfall, water tumbles dramatically over rocks. The waterfall on the upp...

Golden Dagger Tin Mine (Disused), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Golden Dagger Tin Mine (Disused), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The area south of the B3212 near The Warren House Inn was heavily mined in past centuries. The local landscape is shaped, in part, by the Birch Tor and Vitifer Mine, the Headland Tin Mine, Bushdown Mine and the Golden Dagger Tin Mine. The wonderfully named Golden Dagger Tin Mine is the furthest sout...

Hookney Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Hookney Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

English Heritage's Grimspound sits in a saddle of moorland below two tors. Hameldown Tor is to the south east. The superb stacks of granite that form Hookney Tor are to the north west. Hookney Down pushes east to King Tor and is beautiful when covered in heather in late summer. Headland Warren Farm...

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The River Okement flows from Okehampton to meet the River Torridge north of Hatherleigh in Mid Devon. The River Okement rises in two places on Dartmoor's north moor. The West Okement River has its headwaters up by Cranmere Pool. The East Okement River rises on a flank of Okement Hill by th...

Ockerton Court Peat Pass/Huggaton Cut Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Ockerton Court Peat Pass/Huggaton Cut Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The peat pass by Ockerton Court on Okement Hill is heavily eroded and situated on boggy high moorland. On the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, it's referred to as Huggaton Cut Peat Pass. We've positioned Ockerton Court Peat Pass/Huggaton Cut Peat Pass on Google maps. Zoom in on...

Broad Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

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

If you're heading to Fur Tor or Cut Hill from Postbridge, it's likely you'll be walking over, or around, Broad Down. It's a beautiful spot offering great views of the East Dart River. Broad Down forms part of a lovely circular walk from Postbridge to the East Dart River Waterfall and back again....

Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor National Park has the highest concentration of stone rows in the UK. Information boards in the excellent Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre state that 60% of England's stone rows and 'a third of all stone rows in the UK and Brittany are on Dartmoor'.* Most of these are single or double...

Okement Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okement Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Okement Hill is remote, high moorland in the northern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's relatively easy to get to. At the southern end of the army ring road, you can walk or mountain bike up the hill using the safe, solid rough road. Okement Hill is known for its disused army observation point...

Black Hill (North Dartmoor), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

One for the Dartmoor obsessive, Black Hill is a remote stretch of high moorland near the sources of the East Dart River, River Taw and West Okement River. Cranmere Pool and its letterbox are to the north. Cut Hill is to the south. We've positioned Black Hill on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satelli...