Things To Do near Holne

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Aish Tor, Buckland in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Aish Tor, Buckland in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Dr Blackall's Drive is a track that runs along the northern lip of the Dart Gorge. It's a classic Dartmoor walk. At one point, Dr Blackall's Drive swings around a bulge in the moor that's topped with a rocky outcrop. This is Aish Tor. In an area where there are some extraordinary tors, Aish Tor is u...

Tavistock Inn, Poundsgate, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Inn, Poundsgate, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Spitchwick beauty spot and the Dart Gorge Spitchwick (Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick Common) is an exceptionally popular local Dartmoor beauty spot known for its wild swimming and picnics. It sits at the east end of the stunning Dart Gorge which is known for its great walks and views. Both Spitchwick an...

Dart Valley Nature Reserve, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Dart Valley Nature Reserve, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Dart Valley Nature Reserve is located in the Dart Gorge. In our opinion, the Dart Gorge is one of the most beautiful places in Dartmoor National Park. Whilst we've positioned the Dart Valley Nature Reserve on Google maps, we'd recommend studying the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map f...

Bench Tor Circular Walk, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Bench Tor Circular Walk, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Bench Tor and some of Dartmoor's best valley views Bench Tor is a rocky outcrop topping a spur of land that juts out into the Dart Gorge. The views from the tor are spectacular. You'll often see climbers on the huge, vertical wall of rock on the crag nearest the lip of the gorge. It's als...

Mel Pool, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Mel Pool, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Wild swimming is popular in Dartmoor National Park. Mel Pool is one of the most beautiful, and remote, places in which you can enjoy it. A stretch of cascades and calm pools of water on the River Dart in the stunning Dart Gorge, it's relatively difficult to get to although nothing too challenging fo...

River Dart, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Dart, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Dart rises in two remote, boggy areas below some of Dartmoor National Park's highest moorland. Far north, by Whitehorse Hill and its remarkable cist, are the headwaters of the East Dart River. A little further south, on the flank of Cut Hill, are the headwaters of the West Dart River. Each...

White Wood River Dart Walk, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

White Wood River Dart Walk, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

[Main photo: the River Dart at the bottom of White Wood in the heart of the Dart Gorge]   Walking the deepest section of the Dart Gorge Dartmoor's famous for its rain and rivers. After a period of heavy rain, there are a few places where the noise of the water is awesome as i...

Hembury Hillfort, Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park

Hembury Hillfort, Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Hembury Hillfort is located at the top of the National Trust's Hembury Woods near Ashburton and Buckfastleigh. A National Trust information board by the northern entrance to Hembury Hillfort states that 'Hembury Castle was built in two phases, an Iron Age hillfort followed by the construction of...

Luckey Tor, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Luckey Tor, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

If possible, buy a copy of Harvey's British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. It was edited by the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery and includes tracks and paths that aren't marked on the more popular and well-known Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. A couple of these tracks and paths lead to a sup...

Mel Tor, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Mel Tor, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Dart Gorge is one of the most beautiful areas in Dartmoor. It's lined with tors north and south of the river. Mel Tor is north of the river roughly half between Dartmeet and New Bridge. It's by Dr Blackall's Drive and the Two Moors Way. There's also a car parking area very close to Bel Tor Corne...

Hembury Woods (National Trust), Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park

Hembury Woods (National Trust), Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Dart rises in two places on Dartmoor's north plateau. The East Dart River and West Dart River merge at Dartmeet and the combined River Dart flows through the stunning Dart Gorge on its way to the south eastern border of the National Park. The National Trust's Hembury Woods provides the bes...

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Holne is a village on Dartmoor. Holne Moor is an area of moorland above the village on the National Park's south moor. It's very popular with walkers, fringes the amazing Dart Gorge and is packed with points of interest. We've positioned Holne Moor on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setti...

River Dart Adventures, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

River Dart Adventures, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Family attraction River Dart Adventures is an outdoor adventure park located within the River Dart Country Park on the outskirts of Ashburton near the eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. A family attraction, kids love it. As a day visitor, you pay to enter River Dart Country Park and the...

Higher Uppacott Longhouse, Poundsgate, Dartmoor National Park

Higher Uppacott Longhouse, Poundsgate, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Exeter has a superb museum. In its medieval section is a model of a house with toy animals at one end and living space at the other. The model is popular with children and is a great introduction to a Devon longhouse. There are dozens of these longhouses in and around Dartmoor National Park. The...

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Dart Country Park is an area of woodland and parkland in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The country park is named after the River Dart that flows through its grounds. This listing provides information on the country park from the perspective of a day visitor. Note that y...