The Taw River Inn, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

The Taw River Inn, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

River Taw and North Dartmoor

The River Taw flows from Dartmoor's north moor to the village Belstone. It curls into Belstone Cleave on its way to Sticklepath where you'll find The Taw River Inn. This area of Dartmoor is packed with things to do and see. The Taw River Inn is a great place to refuel during, or relax after, a visit.


Things to do around The Taw River Inn

'Holiday in Dartmoor' helps visitors discover things to do and places to visit when exploring Dartmoor National Park. We are not a review site. This listing will help those looking to discover the area around Sticklepath and The Taw River Inn.


Riverside walking

Walk along the banks of the River Taw.


Walking trails

Follow the Tarka Trail, Taw-Teign Link and the Mariners' Way.


Belstone Cleave

Explore Skaigh Woods and Belstone Cleave.


Cosdon Hill

Yomp up to Cosdon Hill and Cosdon Beacon.


Belstone and Dartmoor's north moor

Visit Belstone.

From there, push out to Taw Plain, Belstone Tors, Steeperton Tor and Dartmoor's north plateau.


Visitor attractions

Spend time at the National Trust's Finch Foundry and, further away, Castle Drogo and Lydford Gorge.

Also visit English Heritage's Okehampton Castle and Okehampton's Museum of Dartmoor Life.

Walk the Two Museums Walk between Finch Foundry and the Museum of Dartmoor Life.


Dartmoor's prehistory

Experience Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row and Nine Maidens Stone Circle.

A little further away are Scorhill Stone Circle and White Moor Stone Circle.


Horse riding

Go horse riding from Skaigh or Eastlake.


Dartmoor gateway towns

Follow the A382 to Chagford and then Moretonhampstead.



Head east on the A30 to Exeter and west into Cornwall.