Things To Do near South Brent

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Penn Moor, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Penn Moor, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Penn Moor is situated at the southern egde of Dartmoor's south moor. It rises above Dendles Wood National Nature Reserve and China Clay Workings. It's topped by Penn Beacon.

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The River Yealm rises, or begins, at Yealm Head. Yealm Head is situated on the southern side of a vast, flat and boggy stretch of moorland called Langcombe Hill. You don't find many people up there. If you have an urge to go, we'd recommend walking after a long period of dry weather or after extreme...

Ryder's Hill, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Ryder's Hill, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Dartmoor National Park consists of two high moorland plateaus separated by a central dip and fringed by stunning wooded valleys. High Willhays is the highest point on the north plateau. Ryder's Hill is the highest point on the south plateau. Ryder's Hill is a shallow dome of moorland near the sou...

Green Hill, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Green Hill, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The highest ground of Green Hill is at one end of the longest stone row in the world. If it weren't for this stone row, there would be very little reason to wander over its very shallow dome of moorland. The ground is boggy and tussocky and it's remote and surrounded by some tricky mires....

Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, Totnes, Dartmoor National Park

Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, Totnes, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Totnes is a thriving South Devon town topped with an English Heritage castle. Clearly, it's not within Dartmoor National Park. We include it on Holiday in Dartmoor because it's at the end of the South Devon Railway that runs between Buckfastleigh and Totnes. It's a great place for young kids to enjo...

Erme Pits, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Erme Pits, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Follow the path marked Abbot's Way on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map from either the east or west and you'll cross the heart of Dartmoor's south plateau. Where the Abbot's Way crosses Erme Head Ford by Erme Head are a number of very deep pits known as Erme Pits. These are the...

Holne Woods (National Trust), Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Holne Woods (National Trust), Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

The River Dart is particularly beautiful between Dartmeet and New Bridge. When in spate, the water powers through the Dart Gorge shaping cascades and pools. The easiest way to access and experience the Dart in the lower section of the gorge is via Holne Woods. Managed by the National Trust, the w...

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 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...

Erme Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Erme Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Famous South Devon rivers such as the Plym, Avon, Yealm and Erme rise in the heart of Dartmoor's south plateau. The Erme takes the longest and most dramatic route across the moor to Ivybridge and then down to the South Devon coast at Erme Mouth between Wonwell Beach and Meadowsfoot Beach. It's also...

River Dart Adventures, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

River Dart Adventures, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 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...

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 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...

Penn Beacon, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Penn Beacon, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

The Oxford English Dictionary defines a beacon as 'a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration’. There is a chain of beacons on Dartmoor running from the edge of the north moor down to the edge of the south moor. Penn Beacon is at the edge...

Dartmoor Electric Bicycles, Poundsgate, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Electric Bicycles, Poundsgate, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Dartmoor Electric Bicycles offers guided tours of the moor on top-of-the-range Swiss Flyer e-bikes. These bikes make cycling accessible and enjoyable whatever your level of experience. They give the extra power that enables you to enjoy the many attractions this beautiful - but hilly - area has to o...

Avon Head, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Avon Head, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Avon Head, or Aune Head, is situated on the north western flank of Ryder's Hill. Ryder's Hill is the highest point on Dartmoor's south moor. The headwaters are surrounded by Avon Head Mires so the specific area is best avoided. That said, an ancient track called the Sandy Way runs north of Avon Head...

492, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

492, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

On the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, in a remote and featureless section of moorland on Dartmoor's south moor, is a trig point. This is 492. We've positioned 492 on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's not much up there but if you have the...