Things To Do near Moretonhampstead

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River Teign, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Teign, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of Dartmoor's most beautiful rivers, the Teign rises in two places on the National Park's north moor. The North Teign River and South Teign River then meet near Chagford. Downstream of Chagford, the River Teign flows under Iron Bridge below the National Trust's Castle Drogo and into...

Teign Gorge Circular Walk (Fingle Bridge to Castle Drogo), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Teign Gorge Circular Walk (Fingle Bridge to Castle Drogo), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Walking one of Dartmoor's most beautiful gorges In our opinion, this ranks as one of the best walks in Dartmoor National Park. We've walked it on hundreds of occasions in all seasons and it's always a joy. The walk is by Castle Drogo so, when visiting the National Trust property, make sure y...

Manaton St Winifred Church, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton St Winifred Church, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A local information board says of the church: 'The Church, dedicated to St Winifred, dates from the 15th century and is built in the perpendicular style of the period. Inside is a fine rood screen dating from about 1490 which, although restored, retains much of the original ornamentation'. Locate...

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...

Hunter's Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Hunter's Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Follow the Hunter's Path along the upper wall of the Teign Gorge on a sunny day and you'll find plenty of people taking in the views from Sharp Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor). Fewer visit Hunter's Tor above Iron Bridge at the mouth the Teign Gorge which is a shame because the views are equall...

Manaton to Heaven's Gate via Hisley Bridge Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton to Heaven's Gate via Hisley Bridge Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Walking a section of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve and Lustleigh Cleave This walk takes you from the pretty village Manaton through a section of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve to Lustleigh Cleave. This can be done as a walk or on horseback.   How far is it and...

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...

Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Most people head to Steps Bridge to explore Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, the River Teign and the eastern section of Fingle Woods. We'd also recommend wandering up to Heltor Rock for super views of the local area and beyond. Start at Steps Bridge car park. This is on the south side of the Ri...

Nattadon Hillfort, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Nattadon Hillfort, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor National Park is known for its rich prehistory. From burial chambers to stone rows, standing stones to enigmatic stone circles, visitors come from around the world to see its ancient monuments and settlements. There are also many interesting features from later periods. If you like walking,...

Bovey Valley Woodlands, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bovey Valley Woodlands, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Bovey Valley Woodlands, or Bovey Valley Woods, is a collective term for three woods that sit at the lower end of the Bovey Valley. These woods are Pullabrook Wood (Pullbrook on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map), Hisley Wood and Houndtor Wood. The woods are part of the East Dartmoor N...

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

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

The Hunter's Path forms part of the Two Moors Way and runs past the National Trust's Castle Drogo (National Trust) on the lip of the Teign Gorge (National Trust). This linear walk offers some of the finest views in Dartmoor National Park. Park at Fingle Bridge. This is a well known Dartmoor beaut...

Nattadon Hill, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Nattadon Hill, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Meldon is the big hill that rises above Chagford in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. To the east is the smaller Nattadon Hill. Very easily accessible on foot or by car, the hill's popular with locals looking to stretch their legs and take in the stunning panoramic views. Natt...

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...

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...

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...