Travellers heading for Cornwall on the A30 will no doubt be aware that there's a very handy stopping off point at Whiddon Down, but there's far more to it than just a garage and motel.
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Whiddon Down, Okehampton
The Post Inn, a traditional 16th century village inn and pub is situated just off the A30 at Whiddon Down, Devon, 20 miles from Exeter and 7 miles from Okehampton.
A celebration of the Countryside: landscape, animals and rural subjects, as seen through the eyes of many of Devon’s most creative artists and craftspeople (and some from further afield).
The geology, water & climate change has created the region’s deepest river gorge providing views that have been enjoyed since Victorian times.
PricePrice £4.90 to £24.50 Per Ticket
A lovely 5-acre landscaped woodland and water garden with beautiful National Collections of birch and alder trees from all over the northern hemisphere. Garden open all year with summer sculpture exhibition from May to October.
Brent Tor is one of the most impressive rock outcrops on Dartmoor. It is unusual as it is one of the few tors on Dartmoor not to be made of granite. With St Michael’s Church at its top, it makes a distinctive and famous silhouette.
An Adventure Activity centre on northern Dartmoor offering visitors over 15 different adventures.Try out exciting new sports from kayaking, rock climbing to mountain boarding or weaselling (age range from 5). Accommodation at Youth Hostel or Campsite
In an oustandingly pictureque setting above the rushing River Okement stands the remains of what was once the largest castle in Devon. This Norman castle was tranformed into sumptuous residence in the 14th century, then declined to today’s ruin.
Fernworthy Reservoir, Fernworthy
Gazing across at Fernworthy Reservoir with the sun low in the sky and the gaggle of Canada Geese coasting nearby, there is no better place on Dartmoor than Potter's walk for a gentle stroll of almost a mile, or for exploring with young children.
Dartmoor’s Daughter focuses on nature connection to improve physical health and emotional wellbeing.
Distance: 5 miles
Start/End point: Meldon Viaduct
Meldon Viaduct, to the west of Okehampton, is a superb example of Victorian engineering. This walk starts at the Viaduct and includes several elements of Victorian interest
Woodleigh Coach House is a Grade II listed building originally constructed by a London Brewer in the late 19th century. Situated in Cheriton Bishop, on the old stagecoach road from London to Exeter and Penzance, and in close proximity to Dartmoor, it
Local lifestyle event with stalls from local producers and clubs. Find something local to take home!
The Teign is Dartmoor’s most iconic river. From a bleak moorland spring, it meanders some 50km to the South Devon coast at Teignmouth. This four-hour walk in its upper valley takes in wonderous views and the glorious vision of a certain Mr. Drewe
Last remaining working 19th-century water-powered forge in England. Demonstrations of the machinery every hour.
PricePrice £3.00 to £15.00 Per Ticket
Okehampton Farmers Market offers a wide range of locally grown and made produce from vegetables and eggs to jams, chutneys, fresh meat and bread. Come a visit a friendly group of producers and support local food!
Tavy Cleave, Tavistock
This is a moderate walk of 4.5 miles through the heart of a rugged cleave can be extended to a difficult walk of 9 miles.
This viaduct was built in 1874 and spans 165 metres over the remains of mineral mines. The views from the viaduct span across to Meldon Dam and reservoir to the south west. The views of this dam almost 50 metres high are as impressive as the original
Bearslake Inn, a real pub with a fine restaurant and splendid accommodation, is situated on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park.
Our restaurant is non smoking and offers an a la carte menu. Bar meals are also available.
3 West Street, Okehampton
This selection of four routes (with on extension for the more adventurous cyclist) all start in and around Okehampton, and will take you to some of West Devon's most delightful small villages and towns.
The beautiful countryside around Okehampton is rich with wildlife, steeped in history and waiting to be explored.....just take a walk.