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Dartmoor Towns & Villages : South West

Bere Alston

Bere Alston is a small Devon village in a beautiful location between the rivers Tavy and Tamar, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village was once a thriving port shipping tin from... More


Calstock is a village in just acroos the border in Cornwall, it stands on the meandering River Tamar and is dominated by the spectacular Calstock Viaduct, a giant 11-arched structure that still... More


The small rural village of Gunnislake lies on the steeply wooded banks of the River Tamar. It has village pubs and a small selection of shops. Notably, the village sits at one end of the scenic... More


Horrabridge is a charming riverside village located within beautiful Dartmoor National Park in Devon. The River Walkham, well known for its salmon fishing, flows vigorously under the village... More


Meavy, a Dartmoor village made famous by Steven Spielberg's War Horse

Meavy is a picturesque village that has a village green, 12th century church and the famous 800 year... More

Newton Ferrers

A tranquil, picturesque village in the South Hams area of Devon, on a bend of the River Yealm leading up from the South Devon coast (1 mile). The perfect haven for sailors, for those who love... More

Noss Mayo

The tiny, pretty village of Noss Mayo is hidden away on the southern bank of the Yealm Estuary and is home to two good pubs. Across the water is the larger village of Newton Ferrers, and you can... More


Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Dartmoor, the glorious countryside of the South Hams and the vibrant scenery of the South Devon coast, Plymouth offers the perfect mixture of maritime heritage... More

Sampford Spiney

At the base of Pew Tor is Sampford Spiney, a hamlet of but few houses, the most noticeable an old farm near the church.

St Mellion

The small village of St Mellion is situated on the Devon/Cornwall border, close to Crocadon quarry, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and the St Mellion International Resort, which... More


Tavistock - market town on the south-west side of the Moor. 

For shoppers, this is the Mecca of Dartmoor. The Pannier Market behind the fine Town Hall is open each day from... More


Yelverton Between Plymouth and Tavistock on the A386

Think about Yelverton and your mind takes you to a small roundabout with a row of rather nice Victorian villas placed... More