Things To Do near Moretonhampstead

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Hayne Down, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Hayne Down, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Hayne Down is one of a number of small islands of moorland towards the east of the National Park just off the main mass of Dartmoor's high ground. Home to the famous and much photographed Dartmoor landmark Bowerman's Nose, Hayne Down is near Manaton and the Kestor Inn and provides exquisite...

Heathercombe, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Heathercombe, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Heathercombe is known for its gardens which are open to the general public on select days through the year. See Heathercombe's website for further information. We provide an external link. A section of the Two Moors Way and the Mariners' Way pass through Heathercombe. Another path climbs through...

Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

South West England was battered by storms at the beginning of 2014. A vast quantity of rainwater was dumped on Dartmoor's high plateaus and channeled to the coast in famous Devon rivers such as the Dart and Teign. Waterfalls on these rivers became particularly impressive. We were fortunate enough to...

Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

One of the many joys of walking in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park around Castle Drogo (National Trust) and Teign Gorge (National Trust) are the beautiful public sculptures you encounter on your way. Secret Place is on the Two Moors Way close to where it leaves/enters Dartmo...

Becky Falls Waterfalls, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becky Falls Waterfalls, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Waterfalls/family attraction Becky Falls Woodland Park is one of Dartmoor's most popular family attractions. Most people visit to experience its waterfalls. The upper, or main, waterfalls are the highlight. That said, we really enjoy following the Becka Brook downstream to the lower waterfalls. T...

Houndtor Wood Bridge, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Houndtor Wood Bridge, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There's a good, stone bridge on the Manaton Old Road in the heart of Houndtor Wood. Use the bridge to cross Becka Brook. We've positioned Houndtor Wood Bridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Becka Brook flows into the River Bovey near Hisley Bridge. Yo...

Becka Brook, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becka Brook, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Becka Brook rises in the Emsworthy area by Hemsworthy Gate between Haytor Rocks and Widecombe-in-the-Moor. It flows below Holwell Tor where a new granite footbridge provides dry crossing where you once had to wade across at a ford. The brook then cuts a beautiful valley between Greator Rocks...

IIMW Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

IIMW Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Explore the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park and you'll come across plenty of sculptures by Peter Randall-Page. Some are situated on the route of the long distance path Two Moors Way. The IIMW Sculpture is close to the border of Dartmoor National Park. II = Two, M = Moors and W =...

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Walking/rivers Downstream of Steps Bridge, spanning the River Teign, are a picturesque set of stepping stones connecting the village Dunsford and the National Trust's Bridford Wood. Whilst these are not named on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map or the Harvey British Mountain Map '...

Bovey Valley, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bovey Valley, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The River Bovey flows, roughly speaking, from the high moor north east of The Warren House Inn down to the River Teign near Stover Country Park. On Dartmoor, the Bovey Valley is usually taken to mean the beautiful wooded valley between Foxworthy Bridge and Drakeford Bridge. You could spend a holiday...

Green Combe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Green Combe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

You're not likely to walk in Green Combe. However, if you're on holiday in Dartmoor for a period of time and you're exploring the National Park, it's very likely that you'll see it. Located by a popular viewpoint, the area can get very crowded in high summer. The B3212 is Dartmoor's main trans-mo...

King Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

King Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor's high moorland rises from rolling countryside. The edge of the moor is lined with tors. For example, among others, Belstone Tors, Sourton Tors, White Tor, Pew Tor, Trowlesworthy Tors, Haytor Rocks and Hound Tor all overlook gentler landscapes. King Tor is another. Located to the ea...

Trenchford Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Trenchford Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick reservoirs near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick Reservoirs are located in the north east of the Park. Moretonhampstead is to the north west and Bovey Tracey to the south. Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick re...

Hisley Wood, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Hisley Wood, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The heavily wooded section of the Bovey Valley runs for about 4km, as the crow flies, from Foxworthy in the north west down to Drakeford Bridge in the south east. The upper section of the valley is dominated by the magnificent Lustleigh Cleave. The lower section is a collection of woods called Bovey...

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...