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Dartmoor Towns & Villages : North West

Ashwater

A delightfully rural village in the heart of West Devon’s green and undulating countryside. Surrounded by lush meadows, high hedgerows, wooded valleys and abundant wildlife, the village and area... More

Belstone

Belstone - A quiet village on the north of the Moor, very handy from the A30. 

Belstone, a sleepy Dartmoor village with a local cricket team, horse riders clopping past the... More

Brentor

Brentor on the extreme west of the Moor, just north of Tavistock.

Climb to the top of Brentor, which can be seen for miles. It's worth it because you get a fabulous view of... More

Highampton

A small village in rural Devon, surrounded by beautiful farmland and boasting a popular village pub and shop. Highampton is within the area known as Ruby Country, and there are numerous trails for... More

Lydford

Lydford - On the western edges of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Tavistock.

Perhaps the most well known attraction about this village is Lydford Gorge now owned by the... More

Mary Tavy

Mary Tavy village on the western slopes of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Tavistock. 

Mary Tavy was once a thriving mining community in the 1800's, there is hardly any... More

North Tawton

The charming country town of North Tawton quietly rests amidst lush green fields, high hedgerows and winding lanes, just eight miles north of historic Okehampton. Nestling between the high, rugged... More

Okehampton

Okehampton on the North Western corner of Dartmoor off the A30

Okehampton is centrally placed in Devon, which makes it a good base if you wish to visit both North and the... More

Peter Tavy

Peter Tavy on the western edge of Dartmoor off the A386. 

With an excellent pub in this village - ... More

Sourton

Sourton Village is South West of Okehampton on the A386

As you travel along the A386 from Okehampton to Tavistock the tiny village of Sourton suddenly appears as the road... More

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