Things To Do near Bovey Tracey

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Houndtor Wood, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Houndtor Wood, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Houndtor Wood is part of the Bovey Valley Woodlands which, in turn, are part of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. Houndtor Wood is situated at the bottom of Trendlebere Down near Manaton. The River Bovey and Becka Brook run through the wood. Between them is Houndtor Ridge. Manaton Old Ro...

Haytor Down, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Haytor Down, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This is probably the most popular area of moorland in Dartmoor National Park. In high Summer, or after a good dumping of snow in Winter, its many car parking areas are rammed full with vehicles. Its popularity is partly owing to its location on the eastern side of Dartmoor near the large towns of So...

Wray Valley, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Wray Valley, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park, between, roughly speaking, Moretonhampstead and Lustleigh is the Wray Valley. Cut by Wray Brook, today the A382 runs along the valley floor connecting the east of the National Park around Bovey Tracey to the north around Chagford and Whiddon Do...

Anthony Trollope and Dartmoor, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Anthony Trollope and Dartmoor, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In his autobiography, Anthony Trollope wrote of Dartmoor: The prettiest scenery in all England is 'on the southern and south-eastern skirts of Dartmoor, where the rivers Dart, and Avon, and Teign form themselves, and where the broken moor is half-cultivated, and the wild-looking fields are half-m...

Lustleigh Cleave Circular Walk, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh Cleave Circular Walk, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Tors/rocky outcrops, the beautiful River Bovey and ancient woodland Along with the Teign Gorge Circular Walk and Dart Gorge Circular Walk, this is one of the finest walks in Dartmoor's many valleys, cleaves and gorges. You'll experience Dartmoor's famous tors/rocky outcrops, the beautiful Ri...

Haytor National Park Visitor Centre, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Haytor National Park Visitor Centre, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

At present, Dartmoor has three National Park Visitor Centres. The largest and most impressive is up in Princetown. Next is Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre with its special display relating to Dartmoor's rich prehistory. The smallest is at the foot of the hill that rises to Haytor Rock...

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A road climbs from Bovey Tracey and the National Trust's Parke Estate to Trendlebere Down. From there, it continues to Becky Falls Woodland Park, Water/Freeland and Manaton. At the bottom of Trendlebere Down there's a byway open to all traffic that runs through Houndtor Wood to Water/Freelan...

Sharpitor (Lustleigh Cleave/East Dartmoor) and Nut Crackers, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Sharpitor (Lustleigh Cleave/East Dartmoor) and Nut Crackers, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Lustleigh Cleave is one of the most beautiful sections of wooded valley in Dartmoor National Park. Its broad ridge is lined with rocky outcrops and tors. At the north west end of the ridge is Hunter's Tor. Towards the south east end are Sharpitor and the logan stone called Nut Crackers. In his 'G...

Templer Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Templer Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Haytor Rocks is, arguably, Dartmoor National Park's most famous tor. The rocks rise from Haytor Down which is peppered with disused quarries and crossed by an old tramway on which granite was transported from the moors down to Stover Canal and then to the coast at Teignmouth from where the rock was...

Clam Bridge, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Clam Bridge, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The River Bovey cuts a beautiful valley between Foxworthy Bridge and Drakeford Bridge. Lustleigh Cleave dominates the upper section of the valley. Houndtor Wood and Hisley Wood are beautiful downstream. Towards the middle of the valley, next to a modern, wooden footbridge is Clam Bridge. Fenced off...

Hole Rock, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Hole Rock, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Between the cairn on Black Hill and Smallacombe Rocks are a number of rocky outcrops running from the flat top of the hill down the flank of moorland towards a public footpath and then Becka Brook. These rocky outcrops are marked Hole Rock on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. The...

Black Hill (East Dartmoor), Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Black Hill (East Dartmoor), Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

For a National Park with a reputation for being bleak, it's unsurprising that there are a couple of Black Hills on Dartmoor. The remote, rough-cut Black Hill on the north plateau is covered with a thick layer of peat and deserves its name. The Black Hill near Manaton, Lustleigh and Bovey Tracey...

Lustleigh Cleave, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh Cleave, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

[Main photo: Manaton, Hayne Down and Hamel Down seen from the broad ridge that runs along the top of Lustleigh Cleave]   Stunning section of the Bovey Valley on the eastern side of Dartmoor Many of Devon's most famous rivers rise on the high moors and flow down to the coast. On their w...

Bovey Valley Woodlands, Lustleigh Cleave and Hunter's Tor Circular Walk, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bovey Valley Woodlands, Lustleigh Cleave and Hunter's Tor Circular Walk, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Some of the best valley views in Dartmoor National Park Dartmoor is fringed by stunning steep-sided wooded valleys. Lustleigh Cleave is one of the best. Located at the upper end of the Bovey Valley, Lustleigh Cleave offers some of the best valley views in the national park. This walk takes you...

Haytor Quarry, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Haytor Quarry, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

One of a number of quarries on the moorland around Haytor Rocks. Granite was quarried here in the 18th and 19th centuries. A granite tramway was built in 1820 to transport the granite down to Stover Canal. From there, quarried granite was taken by water to the Teign Estuary and Teignmouth. Granit...