Outdoors & Nature in Dartmoor National Park

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Peek Hill Stone Row, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Peek Hill Stone Row, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Many stone rows and standing stones on Dartmoor can be seen from miles around. In the Burrator Reservoir area, Down Tor Stone Row (Hingston Hill Stone Row) and the Drizzle Combe Standing Stones are particularly imposing. Other stone rows are difficult to spot among the granite boulders strewn across...

Dartmoor Otters and Buckfast Butterflies, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Otters and Buckfast Butterflies, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Family attraction The team behind Holiday in Dartmoor run a number of UK travel sites. We've been photographing and researching South West England for years and, in our opinion, Dartmoor Otters and Buckfast Butterflies is the best place to see and experience otters in the region. It's a compact a...

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Arms Tor is a very easily accessible collection of outcrops on the western fringe of Dartmoor's north moor. It's just north of the distinctive Brat Tor (Bray Tor) topped by Widgery Cross and sits below the immensely impressive Great Links Tor. The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford is nearby so it's a great to...

Deer Stalkers Paths, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Deer Stalkers Paths, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

The Teign Gorge (National Trust), located in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park near Chagford, is known for its natural beauty. Castle Drogo (National Trust) is at the western end of the gorge. Fingle Bridge is to the east. Most people walk between these two attractions when explori...

Cadworthy Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadworthy Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

The Dewerstone Valley is lined by woods. On the northern side of the River Plym, the Dewerstone Wood pushes north east into Cadworthy Wood. You can follow the bank of the River Plym from the foot of the Dewerstone Crags in Dewerstone Wood into Cadworthy Wood. It's a stunning walk in Autumn.

Burrator Waterfalls, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Waterfalls, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Waterfall is situated in Burrator Gorge south of Burrator Dam. It's marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. There's another waterfall that's very popular with visitors to Burrator Reservoir between the dam and Burrator Discovery Centre. This waterfall isn't natural. It's...

Hare Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Hare Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great place and a favourite tor in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. Topped by a pole used to fly a red flag when the British Army are training in Willsworthy Range, the views from Hare Tor are sensational. Drive the A30 from Cornwall to Dartmoor and Great Links Tor and Hare Tor dominat...

Sheepstor Dam, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Sheepstor Dam, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

According to an information board in Burrator Discovery Centre, 'Sheepstor Dam was built on a dividing ridge between the River Meavy and Sheepstor Brook when it was identified that water would escape over a low watershed from the new reservoir'. The dam was built in 1898 and is 6m/20ft high and...

Ger Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Ger Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Stunning Dartmoor tor overlooking Tavy Cleave Rivers rise on Dartmoor's two plateaux and cut remarkable valleys, gorges and cleaves (Dartmoor word for valley) on the fringes of the moor. Most of these are heavily wooded like the Dart Gorge, Teign Gorge and Lustleigh Cleave. A few are stripped of...

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Wigford Down is open access land pushing north of the Dewerstone and Dewerstone Valley. You cross Wigford Down when walking the Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk. We've positioned Wigford Down on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.

Beechcroft Plantation, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Beechcroft Plantation, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Great place for a picnic and reservoir views. Beechcroft Plantation is marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map next to a finger of land that juts out into Burrator Reservoir. After a period of dry weather, you'll find plenty of people enjoying picnics on the exposed banks of the r...

Sharp Tor (West Dartmoor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Sharp Tor (West Dartmoor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor has plenty of Sharp Tors and Sharpitors. This one is in the western section of the National Park and is part of a chain of dramatic granite outcrops providing super views over the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall. We've positioned Sharp Tor (West Dartmoor) on...

Cadover Bridge Cross, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadover Bridge Cross, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadover Bridge Cross, or Cadover Cross, is situated near Cadover Bridge that spans the River Plym at the mouth of the Dewerstone Valley near the south western border of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned the cross on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location....

Shovel Down Stone Rows, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Shovel Down Stone Rows, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

There are numerous stone rows running across a compact section of moorland on Shovel Down near Chagford. Some are very obvious double stone rows and can been seen from a long way off. Others consist of smaller stones obscured by tussocks and long grass. There's also evidence of stone rows no longer...

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

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...