Find places to stay around Holne in Dartmoor National Park. Just up the road is the stunning Dart Gorge.
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Holne, Devon, Visitor & Tourism Guide



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National Park: Dartmoor
AONBs: South Devon, Tamar Valley, Cornwall
City/Towns/Villages: Exeter, Plymouth, Ashburton, Widecombe in the Moor, Bovey Tracey, Buckfastleigh, Moretonhampstead, South Brent

The Dart Gorge
The Dart Gorge, just up the road from the little village of Holne, is one of our top ten recommended walks in Dartmoor National Park. The area is stunning and must be visited and walked.

Walking
The area around Holne provides pretty much every grade of walk one could want. From a gentle stroll on the bank of the River Dart by New Bridge, Deeper Marsh and Spitchwick to the more demanding Two Moors Way/Dartmoor Way to the semi-scrambles provided by the paths in the gorge itself, the Dart Gorge has it all.

For those looking for a challenge, we'd thoroughly recommend following the Dartmoor Way from Holne around past Sharp Tor (Dartmeet) to Dartmeet before heading back east through the gorge back to where you started. It's a full day out and a spectacular experience.

Devon attractions
There are plenty of other attractions close to Holne. River Dart Adventures and Buckfast Abbey are just down the road. The Princetown National Park Visitor Centre and Haytor Rocks are a little further to the west and north east respectively.

Local area
Towards the eastern boundary of the Park, there are also plenty of places to visit in the local area. The English Riviera, Totnes and South Devon come highly recommended. Owing to Holne's close proximity to the A38, both Exeter and Plymouth are within easy reach of the moors for a day trip.

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Top 10 Things To Do
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New Bridge and New Bridge Car Park, Devon

Located in Buckland in the Moor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.0 miles away.

New Bridge spans the River Dart in one of the most popular areas of Dartmoor National Park. There's a large car park and toilets and easy access to Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick. Whilst Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick pulls in the pun...

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Dart Valley, Devon

Located in Dartmeet, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.1 miles away.

One of Dartmoor's many wooded valleys or cleaves that fringe the high moors. Contrary to the stereotype, Dartmoor's not bleak. Try the Dart Gorge, Lustleigh Cleave, Teign Gorge, Belstone Cleave, Lydford Gorge and Waterfa...

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Newcombe Cottage
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Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Rates: 349 - 789 Per Week

Commanding glorious views over lovely surrounding countryside in Dartmoor National Park this comfortable cottage is ideally placed for enjoying the wonderfully mild climate of the South Hams. Adjoining the owner's ho...

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Dartmoor Lodge Hotel, Dartmoor
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Approximately 3.0 miles away.

Total Rooms: 22; Rates: 50 - 100 Per Night

Now under new private ownership, this friendly and welcoming hotel provides comfortable accommodation on the A38, within easy reach of Dartmoor, halfway between Plymouth and Exeter...

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Torns Park
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Approximately 3.1 miles away.

Rates: 519 - 1,034 Per Week

Furnished in period style this detached country house boasts the spacious elegance of a bygone era as well as superb views towards Buckfast Abbey from its elevated position within Dartmoor National Park. Ashburton (1 mil...

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