Things To Do near North Bovey

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Green Combe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Green Combe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 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...

Shapley Common, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Shapley Common, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The B3212 rises gently from Moretonhampstead past the Miniature Pony Centre and the luxury Bovey Castle Hotel to the high moors. Where the road meets moor, above Lettaford, is a popular viewpoint. There's a spacious car park, ice cream van in the holiday season and you can usually find ponies in the...

Shapley Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Shapley Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Some Dartmoor tors are big and dramatic stacks of granite that command the surrounding landscape. Others are small and rather unassuming. Shapley Tor is among the latter. A scatter of granite towards the top of Shapley Common, it's one of those tors you tend to pass through on your way to another...

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...

Meldon Hill Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Hill Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Meldon Hill is the peak above Chagford. There's a road that runs from the centre of Chagford that loops around the hill. Whilst there are plenty of parking spots on the side of the road, we'd recommend starting where we've located the marker on the Google map provided. Follow one of the paths tha...

Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 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...

Becky Falls Waterfalls, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becky Falls Waterfalls, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 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...

Anthony Trollope and Dartmoor, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Anthony Trollope and Dartmoor, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In his autobiography, Anthony Trollope wrote of Dartmoor: The prettiest scenery in all England is 'on the southern and south-eastern skirts of Dartmoor, where the rivers Dart, and Avon, and Teign form themselves, and where the broken moor is half-cultivated, and the wild-looking fields are half-m...

Mardon Down Giant's Grave, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down Giant's Grave, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

According to Phil Newman in his excellent 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor', 'it was Dean Jeremiah Milles of Exeter, President of the Society of Antiquaries, who first undertook archaeological fieldwork on Dartmoor barrows in 1752 on Mardon Down (Grinsell 1978, 87), and the literature of the early...

Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There's what is thought to be a prehistoric standing stone on the western side of Butterdon Down where the Dartmoor Way Walking Route skirts the moorland. See our Butterdon Down listing for directions. Note that there are cairns topping the down. In addition, there are cairns, a stone circle a...

Berry Pound, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Berry Pound, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

'On the Widecombe side of the little stream, which runs through a hollow, is the enclosure known as Berry Pound ... The area covered is very much smaller than that occupied by Grim's Pound, and the vallum is low and not of great width'.

Butterdon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Butterdon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Butterdon Down tends to be one of those places on Dartmoor that you pass through as opposed to being a destination in its own right. Located between Fingle Bridge and Moretonhampstead, the Dartmoor Way Walking Route runs around the western and southern fringes of this small island of moorland. Th...

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A road climbs from Bovey Tracey and the National Trust's Parke Estate to Trendlebere Down. From there, it continues to Becky Falls Woodland Park, Water/Freeland and Manaton. At the bottom of Trendlebere Down there's a byway open to all traffic that runs through Houndtor Wood to Water/Freelan...

Mardon Down Cairn Circle, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down Cairn Circle, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There are many heavily weathered cairns on Mardon Down. In addition, there's a particularly fine cairn circle.

Houndtor Wood, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Houndtor Wood, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Houndtor Wood is part of the Bovey Valley Woodlands which, in turn, are part of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. Houndtor Wood is situated at the bottom of Trendlebere Down near Manaton. The River Bovey and Becka Brook run through the wood. Between them is Houndtor Ridge. Manaton Old Ro...