Things To Do near Tamar Valley AONB

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Leather Tor Circular Walk, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Leather Tor Circular Walk, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

This is one of south Dartmoor's most beautiful walks. Start at the car park at the foot of Sharpitor (Princetown/West Dartmoor) on the B3212 Princetown to Yelverton road. Head up to the summit. From Sharpitor, head south west to Peek Hill. There are amazing views south across Burrator Reservoir t...

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Haytor Rocks and Hound Tor are, arguably, the most photographed tors in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The Staple Tors are the most photographed in the west. The Staple Tors rise in a line from the B3357 to the top of a dome of moorland. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road and a...

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

In his work 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery writes: 'William Duke opened his Tor Quarry in 1876, its operations absorbing the old sett-making craft previously carried out under the Steeple Tors. Harris states in Industriology that granite from the quarry was supplied to Pethicks of Swell T...

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Explore the Burrator Reservoir area and at some point you'll be walking in one of the many plantations that fringe the reservoirs and extend up nearby valleys. Access/points of interest in these plantations are covered below.   Peekhill Plantation. The Granite and Gears Princetown Ra...

Sheeps Tor, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Sheeps Tor, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Sheeps Tor dominates the eastern side of Burrator Reservoir. It rises steeply from the plantations that fringe the water and is topped by huge rocky outcrops and crags that are popular with climbers. Given its height and relative isolation, the 360 degree views are sensational. If you're exploring t...

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Tor/walking One of Dartmoor's most photographed and dramatic tors, Great Staple Tor is located in the west section of the National Park where high moor sweeps down to Tavistock and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We've positioned Great Staple Tor on Google maps so zoo...

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Tors and prehistory The B3357 cuts across Dartmoor. The Dartmoor Inn is located on the side of the road between Princetown and Tavistock. The inn sits below some of Dartmoor's finest tors and across the road from some of the National Park's best prehistory. It's a top Dartmoor location.  ...

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

There are many car parking areas along the B3212 between Princetown and Yelverton. These provide great access to the tors east of the road overlooking Burrator Reservoir such as Sharpitor and Leather Tor. They also provide easy access to the tors west of the B3212. One of the best is Leeden Tor with...

King's Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

King's Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

King's Tor is a superb collection of granite outcrops roughly 3km west of Princetown. The tor overlooks the prehistoric complex at Merrivale and provides top views of this section of the National Park in addition to the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall. The Granite and Ge...

Merrivale Standing Stone, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Standing Stone, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The standing stone at Merrivale is situated in the south western section of the prehistoric complex. At about 3 metres or 10 feet tall, it's relatively close to Merrivale Stone Circle. We've positioned Merrivale Standing Stone on Google maps so zoom in in the 'Satellite' setting to see its locati...

Plym Bridge, Plymouth, Dartmoor National Park

Plym Bridge, Plymouth, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Plym Bridge spans the River Plym at the southern end of Plymbridge Woods just beyond the south western border of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned Plym Bridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's a large car parking area next to the end of th...

Norsworthy Bridge, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Norsworthy Bridge, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

We include Norsworthy Bridge as a point of reference. Located at the eastern end of Burrator Reservoir, there's a large car parking area by the bridge. It's on a ring road that runs around the water. Norsworthy Bridge is a great place from which to walk to Down Tor and Down Tor Stone Row (Hingsto...

Merrivale Stone Circle, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Stone Circle, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Merrivale Stone Circle is situated between the prehistoric complex's main stone rows and its standing stone. Given how impressive the two main stone rows are, the circle is understated. We've positioned Merrivale Stone Circle on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its locatio...

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled) is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Burrator Arboretum and Nature Reserve, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Arboretum and Nature Reserve, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

An information board on site reads: 'The Burrator Arboretum was created following the storms in the late 1980s, as a collection of native and non native specimens. One of its primary functions is to provide easy access to reservoir visitors who may struggle to explore other areas of the site.'