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Dartmoor Towns & Villages : North East

Bovey Tracey

Bovey Tracey on the south of Dartmoor. On the A38 by Trago Mills. 

Bovey Tracey is one of the main gateway towns to Dartmoor and has an interesting range of shops including... More

Chagford

Chagford - On the north of Dartmoor with easy access from the A30 and A382.

On the Two Moors... More

Cheriton Bishop

Cheriton Bishop is a village situated near the north eastern edge of Dartmoor, just 10 miles from Exeter

A beautiful little village with a large personality. Situated near... More

Christow

The attractive village set high in the Teign Valley close to the Kennick and Tottiford reservoirs, has a breathtaking countryside all around. It is a former mining area - tin, sliver, copper and... More

Crediton

A busy market town 8.5 miles north west of the cathedral city of Exeter, and situated in an area of Devon known as “Red Devon” so called because of the distinctive red soil which is of prime... More

Drewsteignton

Drewsteignton - A picture postcard village on the Northern edge of the Moor

Just a 5 minute drive through country lanes from the A30 dual carriageway this pretty village... More

Dunsford

Dunsford is a  unique and special village situated just inside the Dartmoor National Park, just 15 minutes drive from Exeter.

The place-name 'Dunsford' is first attested in... More

Exeter

Exeter is a lively city in south Devon with a magnificent cathedral, historic quayside area with artisan shops and cafes, guided tours of the maze of underground passages and a wealth of bars,... More

Exmouth

On the eastern bank of the estuary of the River Exe, Exmouth has everything required by the visitor for a relaxing break. A thriving coastal town with a nationally renowned bird sanctuary, close... More

Lustleigh

Lustleigh on the east of the Moor within the beautiful Wray Valley.

Lustleigh is one of the prettiest villages on Dartmoor. It has THE most impressive May Day celebrations... More

Manaton

Manaton - A quiet village on the north eastern side of Dartmoor.



Did you know that the author John Galsworthy stayed at Wingstone Farm in 1922 whilst... More

Moretonhampstead

Moretonhampstead - A crossroad town on the A382 known locally as Moreton. 

It's a busy little place in the Summer months with much to commend it. There seems to be bunting... More

North Bovey

North Bovey - a truly chocolate box village in the heart of Dartmoor. 

Any photo of North Bovey is worthy of calendar status. Watching the swallows weaving in and out of... More

South Zeal

South Zeal, a medieval village in Dartmoor just 5 minutes drive off the A30 to Cornwall

The Oxenham Arms is the oldest building in the village of South Zeal, formerly a... More

Spreyton

Spreyton is a small, rural village situated to the northeast of Dartmoor, in the centre of Devon. Spreyton is famous for its connection to the tale of ‘Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all’ who came from... More

Sticklepath

Situated in the heart of Devon, the small village of Sticklepath lies on the Northern edge of Dartmoor alongside the river Taw. As well as a village shop and pub, Sticklepath boasts one of the... More

Tedburn St Mary

Tedburn is a village situated just off the A30 approx 8 miles west of Exeter.

The original village was situated in and around the Parish Church of Saint Mary (dating from... More

Throwleigh

Today Throwleigh’s population is around 350, centred around the Church, memorial cross, old forge pond and, recently opened, an “outreach” post office in the church.

It still remains very... More

Whiddon Down

Whiddon Down Just off the A30 on the way from Exeter to Cornwall. 

There is a well stocked Service Station at Whiddon Down with a good range of shelf groceries, fresh milk... More