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East Dartmoor Woods and Heaths National Nature Reserve, Devon


  • Located in Bovey Tracey, Devon, South West England, England
  • 365 hectare National Nature Reserve in the east of Dartmoor National Park. Includes Yarner Woods, Trendlebere Down and the Bovey Valley Woodlands
  • 'Trendlebere Down is part of the 365 hectare East Dartmoor Woods & Heaths National Nature Reserve which includes Yarner Wood and parts of the Bovey Valley Woodlands ... Trendlebere Down is one of the most diverse areas of heathland within Dartmoor National Park. The area is dominated by gorse, bracken, heather and grass areas with some invasive woodland where oak and birch are dominant. The heathland habitat is managed by domestic livestock belonging to local farmers who have common rights of grazing. In addition, controlled burning or 'swaling' and mowing of firebreaks are also carried out' (source: information board on site)
  • In the middle of Trendlebere Down, by the road that winds its way steeply from the valley floor around Bovey Tracey to the moorland village Manaton, is a car park. Explore the area from here
  • To the north and north west, you'll see Houndtor Wood and Lustleigh Cleave
  • To the south west, we'd recommend walking to the top of Black Hill for views of this section of the Park. If you fancy a longer walk, continue south from Black Hill across Haytor Down to Haytor Rocks
  • Visit Becky Falls Woodland Park. If you're local, we'd recommend joining the 'Tree of life lantern walk' which is run by Natural England. In 2011, it took place on Saturday 8th October
  • By James Penman

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Becky Brook, Devon

Located in Manaton, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

A brook, in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park, flowing through Becky Falls Woodland Park and Houndtor Wood before it joins the River Bovey. The main attraction along the brook is the waterfall at the popular...

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Black Hill seen from Hayne Down.  Haytor Rocks to the right.

Located in Haytor Vale, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

412 metres above sea level, Black Hill provides exquisite views across the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park and east to the Devon coast and the The English Riviera. Haytor Rocks, Hound Tor (East Dartmoor), Hayne...

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Becky Falls Woodland Park, Devon

Located in Manaton, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Major Dartmoor National Park tourist attraction and waterfalls close to the stunning Lustleigh Cleave and just down the road from Manaton. Close to the restaurant and shop is a petting zoo with goats and chickens, rabbit...

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Ilsington Country House Hotel, Newton Abbot
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Approximately 1.9 miles away.

Total Rooms: 25; Rates: 95 - 140 Per Night

Nestled amid 10 acres of private grounds, on the southern slopes of Dartmoor National Park, this family-run hotel provides the ideal base from which to explore the natural beauty of South Devon...

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The Edgemoor Country House Hotel And Restaurant, D
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Approximately 1.9 miles away.

Total Rooms: 16; Rates: 49 - 160 Per Night

On the boundary of Dartmoor National Park, less than 3 miles from the A38, this elegant Victorian country house boasts an award-winning restaurant, fireside bistro and an extensive wine list...

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Silver Wood Barn
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Approximately 2.4 miles away.

Rates: 505 - 1,034 Per Week

Set in a pretty moorland village 2 miles from Haytor Rock this imaginatively converted ancient stone barn offers very comfortable spacious accommodation. Enjoying stunning views over an unspoilt valley it is only 3 minut...

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