Find places to stay with easy access to Sheepstor, Burrator Reservoir, Leather Tor and the Upper Plym Valley. Superb location in the south west of Dartmoor National Park. Plymouth to the south and Tamar Valley AONB to the west. The South Devon AONB is to the south east.
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Upper Plym Valley, Devon

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Drizzle Combe Standing Stones, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

There are three relatively small stone rows at Drizzle Combe. These stone rows are by English Heritage's Upper Plym Valley which is home to a number of other stone rows. These include the Trowlesworthy Tors and Penn Beac...

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Eastern Tor, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

An unremarkable tor in a remarkable location. If you walk to Eastern Tor from the car parking area south east of Burrator Reservoir, you'll pass a Scout Hut and large and complex prehistoric settlement. This is clearly m...

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Giant's Basin, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Giant's Basin is a prehistoric barrow or burial place at Drizzle Combe in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. Over the centuries, stone has been taken from the barrow to leave the giant bowl or basin we to se...

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Hen Tor, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Visit the south west section of Dartmoor National Park and you'll see Hen Tor rising like a miniature volcano from the flank of the high south moors. In the centre of English Heritage's Upper Plym Valley, a yomp to Hen T...

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Drizzlecombe Standing Stones, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

There are three stone rows at Drizzle Combe in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. There are three standing stones, or menhirs, at the southern ends of these stone rows. The standing stone pictured is the lar...

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Drizzle Combe, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

The Upper Plym Valley is a collection of prehistoric and medieval sites within the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. Managed by English Heritage, 'some 300 Bronze Age and medieval sites [cover] 15.5 square kilo...

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Plym Steps, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Dartmoor is known for its rain. Water collects on the high moors and is channelled down to the Devon coast in rivers. If you walk any distance in the National Park, at some point you'll need to cross one or more of these...

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Gutter Tor, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Gutter Tor is a super little rocky outcrop south east of Burrator Reservoir. If you open up the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and flip it over onto the side that covers the southern section of Dartmoor Nat...

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Lee Moor, Devon

Located in Shaugh Prior, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.0 miles away.

Visit the south west section of Dartmoor National Park and you'll see a broad ridge of high moorland pushing down to the southern boundary of the Park. The flank of this moorland sloping to the River Plym is Lee Moor. We...

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Hartor Tors, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.1 miles away.

The River Plym rises on Crane Hill in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. It flows south towards the prehistoric complex Drizzle Combe. Before it reaches Drizzle Combe, the river runs below a cluster of tors....

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Lower Hartor Tor, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.1 miles away.

Higher Hartor Tor is a small, rocky outcrop in an elevated position overlooking Drizzle Combe and English Heritage's Upper Plym Valley. As short distance south west, down the flank of the moor, is Lower Hartor Tor. Close...

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Round Hill and Ringmoor Down, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.1 miles away.

Ringmoor Down is a reasonably large area of downland in the south west section of Dartmoor National Park. The River Plym skirts Ringmoor Down to the south east. Burrator Reservoir is to the north west. Gutter Tor and Leg...

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492, Devon

Located in Shaugh Prior, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

492 is a trig point in the south west section of Dartmoor National Park. As you can see from the 'Photo Gallery', in itself, 492 is unspectacular. We walked in to research and photograph 492 via the wide, grass track fro...

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Little Trowlesworthy Tor, Devon

Located in Shaugh Prior, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

There are two Trowlesworthy Tors near the south west border of Dartmoor National Park. The tor to the south east is Great Trowlesworthy Tor. The tor to the north west is Little Trowlesworthy Tor. Stand on top of their ro...

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Evil Combe, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

Super name. Regrettably, relative to all the other natural and historical goodies on offer in Dartmoor National Park, not the most inspiring of places. We include it on PictureTheUK owing to its evocative name. We were d...

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Great Trowlesworthy Tor, Devon

Located in Shaugh Prior, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Great Trowlesworthy Tor is located by the south west border of Dartmoor National Park. It's within English Heritage's Upper Plym Valley. The area is known for its prehistoric settlements and features. Visit both Trowlesw...

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Calveslake Tor, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

The Abbot's Way is an ancient travel route running across the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. The ancient route curves around the side of Crane Hill between Erme Head and Fords and Plym Ford. In this area, be...

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Legis Tor, Devon

Located in Shaugh Prior, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Legis Tor is a rocky outcrop on the flank of Ringmoor Down close to the south west border of Dartmoor National Park. The tor is located across the River Plym from English Heritage's Upper Plym Valley. Gutter Tor is to th...

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