Towns & Villages - East Dartmoor
Plenty to do and see over on the East side of Dartmoor. Do take time to visit Castle Drogo, enjoy some beautiful shaded woodland walks at Parke in Bovey Tracey, also a great cafe here that provides superb food seven days a week.
So many lovely villages and towns over here, Moretonhampstead, Chagford, Manaton, Lustleigh, all are well worth a visit.
Chagford in particular is absolutely charming, a only a short distance from the stunning Fernworthy Reservoir with its well marked walks and easy parking. So much to explore in this beautiful part of Dartmoor.
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Pretty hamlet of white cottages beside old coaching inn, The Rock.
Popular twin rocks of Haytor to the west with Saddle Tar nearby.
Located in an historic Dartmoor village within the borders of the National Park and approximately 3 miles from Haytor.
A market and wool town just off the A38 Exeter to Plymouth road. It has an attractive main street, dating mainly from the early 1800's. Chudleigh Rock and the old limeklins are a popular visitor attraction in the town.
A very pretty Dartmoor village about 2 miles southwest of Moretonhampstead. White thatched cottages encircle a large village green.
On the road from Exeter over the moor to Moretonhampstead, Dunsford occupies the topmost reaches of the Teign valley in glorious countryside. Th famed Daffodil woods are close by as well as the Steps Bridge over the Teign.
Hamlet of Chagford.
Scattered village just across the Teign valley from Lustleigh. Beautiful views all round. Manaton rocks includes the formation known as "The Bowerman's Nose" a much photographed landmark on Dartmoor. Close to the famous Becky Falls.
A pretty village next to Haytor, the most famous tor on Dartmoor, and the Granite railway - built to ship stone to Teignmouth docks. Mining history surrounds village - the remains of Silverbrook lead and zinc mine, closed in 1858,
One of the historic towns on Dartmoor, Moretonhampstead is an ideal base for outdoor activity holidays, with a range of facilities for walking, cycling, horse riding and bird watching.
High above the Teign Valley at 800 feet stands Hennock. Quiet and peaceful, this small village clusters around its shop, church and pub and lies close to the beauty spots of the Kennick and Tottiford reservoirs.
A parish of two villages called Higher and Lower Ashton, where the Chudleighs were lords of the manor.
A village nestling in hill country. Ideal for woodland walks on the banks of the river Teign.
Village in beautiful location on edge of moorland, close to Teign Gorge. Old cottages, 15thC church, pub and shop on village square.
Its spectacular setting, beautiful 15th and 16th century buildings, stylish independent shops, arts and crafts, world-class festivals and superb foodie credentials make it an absolute must-see for any visitor to Dartmoor.
Formerly in Cheriton Bishop parish. Following Monmouth Rebellion rebels were tried in Royal Hotel, also used as court house.
Bovey Tracey is one of the main gateway towns to Dartmoor, with a number of unique visitor attractions and mixture of shops. A pretty cob and Dartmoor-granite built town, situated on the river Bovey, it is home to an internationally famous gallery -
A hamlet of Ilsington
A remote and picturesque village on the edge of the Mariners' Way, once the coast-to-coast sailors' track. A 15thC granite church and the remains of Gidleigh Castle, a late 13thC fortified manor.
The attractive village set high in the Teign Valley close to the Kennick and Tottiford reservoirs, has a breathtaking countryside all around. It is a former mining area - tin, sliver, copper and manganese all mined locally. There is a church (with a