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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Drizzle Combe Standing Stones, Devon

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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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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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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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Upper Plym Valley, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

The Upper Plym Valley runs from Plym Head on the high south plateau of Dartmoor National Park down to the China Clay Workings (South Dartmoor) on the border of the Park. The Upper Plym Valley is the area east of the Rive...

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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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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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Hartor Tors, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile 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

Less than a mile 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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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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Evil Combe, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile 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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Hen Tor, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.0 miles 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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Calveslake Tor, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.1 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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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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Eylesbarrow, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.1 miles away.

Dartmoor National Park is known for its Bronze Age settlements and sites. The National Park's most noticeable Bronze Age features are the many barrows that top the hills fringing the high moors. Eylesbarrow is home to tw...

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Plym Ford, Devon

Located in Sheepstor, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

If you want to cross the River Plym in the Upper Plym Valley then we'd recommend using Plym Ford.* Plym Ford is part of what is named the Abbot's Way on both the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and the Harve...

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Down Tor Stone Row (Hingston Hill Stone Row), Devon

Located in Princetown, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

In our opinion, this is one of the most impressive stone rows in Dartmoor National Park. Down Tor Stone Row (Hingston Hill Stone Row) is a long, single stone row north east of Burrator Reservoir and north west of the fam...

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