Outdoors & Nature in Dartmoor National Park

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Tolmen Stone on the North Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Tolmen Stone on the North Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

In the south west corner of the UK, on The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula) in Cornwall, is a prehistoric monument called the Men-an-Tol. We've photographed it for other UK travels sites we run such as PictureTheUK. There's a wonderful description of the Men-an-Tol in William Bot...

East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

England's first National Nature Reserve*, the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve consists of parts of the Bovey Valley, Trendlebere Down and Yarner Wood. We've positioned the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Fo...

South Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

South Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

The River Teign is one of Dartmoor National Park's most beautiful waterways. It skirts Chagford and flows through the stunning Teign Gorge (National Trust) to the Teign Valley. Study the the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see that the River Teign rises at two places on Dart...

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilstone Tor is a small, rocky outcrop above a narrow moorland road that skirts the north east side of Dartmoor's north moor. There's parking for a handful of vehicles below this tor.* It's a great place from which to wander up to Cosdon Hill and Beacon and then the National Park's north plateau...

Little Mis Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Little Mis Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Many of Dartmoor's most impressive tors have much smaller satellite outcrops a bit like planets with their moons. Great Links Tor has Little Links Tor. Great Staple Tor has Middle Staple Tor and Little Staple Tor. The vast bulk of Great Mis Tor has Little Mis Tor. Situated just south of Great Mis...

Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

This double stone row runs along the rise of Assycombe Hill at Hurston Ridge in the eastern section of Chagford Common. Just off the Two Moors Way, by Fernworthy Forest, it's easily accessible. We've positioned Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' s...

North Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

North Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

The Teign is one of Dartmoor's great rivers. It rises in two places on the National Park's north moor. The North Teign Head is located between two of the highest points on Dartmoor. The South Teign Head is located on lower ground by the western boundary of Fernworthy Forest. From these headwaters, t...

Tavy Cleave Tors, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Tavy Cleave Tors, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

The River Tavy cuts the beautiful Tavy Cleave over on the western side of Dartmoor. The northern lip of the cleave, or valley, is lined with some wonderful outcrops. Ger Tor is a cluster of granite outcrops providing super views east up the valley to Fur Tor and is situated close to the tail of the...

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

The B3212 is Dartmoor's main trans-moorland road. The Warren House Inn is located on this road looking out across spectacular moorland to Headland Warren, Birch Tor, English Heritage's Grimspound and Hamel Down. Given these beautiful views, most people walk in this direction. However, the pub sits b...

Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Throwleigh is a village on the edge of Dartmoor National Park's north moor. Throwleigh Common is the name given to the moorland that rises above the village. Village and moor are separated by a narrow road. A rocky outcrop called Shilstone Tor is a great starting point from which to explore Throw...

Templer Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Templer Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Haytor Rocks is, arguably, Dartmoor National Park's most famous tor. The rocks rise from Haytor Down which is peppered with disused quarries and crossed by an old tramway on which granite was transported from the moors down to Stover Canal and then to the coast at Teignmouth from where the rock was...

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone is a remote, stocky standing stone by White Moor Stone Circle on Dartmoor's north plateau. The location and views are exceptional. We've positioned White Moor Stone on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Please see our White Moor Stone Circle...

Amicombe Brook, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Amicombe Brook, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

You're most likely to walk along, or cross, Amicombe Brook when heading to Fur Tor and the heart of Dartmoor's north moor from the western side of the National Park. The brook rises in an exceptionally boggy valley on remote moorland between Amicombe Hill and Great Kneeset. It passes Dinger Pool and...

Canonteign Falls, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Canonteign Falls, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

On the eastern border of Dartmoor National Park, Canonteign Falls is a popular family day out. Promoted as 'England's highest waterfall', there's a super circular walk up to 'Buzzards View', the high ground from which the water falls into the valley below. The views from here across the Teign Val...

White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone Circle is probably the best located circle on Dartmoor. Langstone Moor Stone Circle in the west of the National Park and Nine Maidens Stone Circle to the north come close but White Moor Stone Circle's location on the edge of Dartmoor's north plateau offers massive views of sout...