Things To Do near Moretonhampstead

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Mary Michael Pilgrims Way Route Across Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Mary Michael Pilgrims Way Route Across Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The Mary Michael Pilgrims Way is a long distance walking route that runs between Cornwall and Norfolk. In Dartmoor, it runs from Brentor on the western border of the National Park over to the Drewsteignton area on the northern border. Look out for the distinctive waymarkers as sh...

Easdon Tor, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Easdon Tor, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Easdon Tor is a superb rocky outcrop on an island of moorland towards the east of Dartmoor National Park. Surrounded by farmland and fields, cut off from the mass of Dartmoor's high moor, it's relatively isolated and offers magnificent views of North and East Dartmoor. The popular villages North Bov...

Harton Chest (Lustleigh Cleave), Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

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

Harton Chest is a well known viewing point high up in Lustleigh Cleave. It's a collection of huge rocks that jut out of surrounding woodland. Exposed, there are big drops so this experience is not for those with a fear of heights. The Bovey Valley opens out far below. The views are huge and remarkab...

Whooping Rock, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Whooping Rock, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Explore the moors and coastline of South West England and you'll come across plenty of 'whooping' or 'hooting' rocks. Some are associated with fantastic stories. Our favourite is the 'Hooting Cairn' on The Land's End Peninsula/The Penwith Peninsula of West Cornwall which you can read about in R...

Manaton Rocks Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Rocks Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Start at the car park near Manaton St Winifred Church and go through the churchyard. Follow the fenced path to the right up the hill. Clamber up the rocks for 360 views of Bowerman's Nose (very small from this distance on the side of Hayne Down), North Bovey and Hunter's Tor (Lustleigh Cleave/East D...

Passage Sculpture Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Passage Sculpture Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Follow the Two Moors Way from Chagford to the north border of Dartmoor National Park and you'll pass a number of exquisite sculptures by Peter Randall-Page. Just off the Two Moors Way, at the top of an avenue of beech trees in Whiddon Deer Park, is another work. A giant ball of granite appears to...

Best Dartmoor Gorges and Valleys, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Gorges and Valleys, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Gorges and valleys in the northern section of Dartmoor Teign Gorge (National Trust). Belstone Cleave. West Cleave. West Okement Valley.   Gorges and valleys in the eastern section of Dartmoor Lustleigh Cleave. Dart Gorge.   Gorges and valleys in...

Clifford Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Clifford Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Clifford Bridge spans the River Teign in, roughly speaking, the middle of Fingle Woods in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. As such, we've split this listing into two sections outlining points of interest and things to do on either side of the bridge. First, its location. We've...

Sharp Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Sharp Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of the best views in Dartmoor National Park There are lots of 'Sharp Tors' in Dartmoor National Park. This one, located near the National Trust's Castle Drogo in the Teign Gorge, provides one of our favourite views. The tor is very easily accessible and can be visited as part of one o...

Fisherman's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fisherman's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This is a variation on the circular Teign Gorge Walk. As the name suggests, the Teign Gorge (National Trust) was shaped by the River Teign. This walk explores the banks of the of the River Teign as it flows through the gorge from around Castle Drogo to Fingle Bridge. Park by Fingle Bridge and...

Heltor Rock, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Heltor Rock, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

To the best of our knowledge, this is the most north easterly tor in Dartmoor National Park. About a mile south of Dunsford Local Nature Reserve at the eastern end of Fingle Woods, Heltor Rock provides terrific views of this section of the National Park and beyond. To access Heltor Rock, you f...

Whiddon Wood, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Whiddon Wood, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

[Main photo: the upper section of Whiddon Wood]   Southern side of the Teign Gorge The River Teign flows through the stunning Teign Gorge in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park near Chagford. On either side of the river, heavily wooded gorge walls rise steeply. The popu...

Best Dartmoor Wild Swimming, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Wild Swimming, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Most popular Spitchwick (Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick Common). The River Dart curls around a picnic area. The most popular wild swimming spot on Dartmoor. There's parking and public toilets by New Bridge.   Paddling and picnics Bellever Forest The East Dart River skirts Bellever Forest....

Iron Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Iron Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Iron Bridge is situated at the west end of the Teign Gorge below Hunter's Tor and the National Trust's Castle Drogo. The bridge spans the River Teign and is part of a very popular circular walking route that runs from Fingle Bridge. We include Iron Bridge as a point of reference. You'll usually find...

Salmon Leaps, Castle Drogo Weir and Drewe's Pool, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Salmon Leaps, Castle Drogo Weir and Drewe's Pool, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The River Teign flows through a spectacular and heavily wooded gorge below the National Trust's Castle Drogo. At the mouth of this gorge, between the picturesque Iron Bridge and Castle Drogo Weir, is a large pool of water which attracts fishermen, wild swimmers, photographers and walkers. In Autu...