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Absolutely stunning

This walk was a amazing, we walked around a quarry, up and down rocks. Sat a and stroked some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
4ofususually
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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Described by locals as 'the tourist Tor" absolutely beautiful part of our Country that I'm sure many have missed!!

If you've missed this place and end up in the area by choice or mistake :-))) you really MUST... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
bestdaddy
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National Park Visitor Centre, Haytor is staffed by knowledgeable local people who will be pleased to help you with your visit to the area. There is an extensive range of maps, guide books and publications about Dartmoor available at the Information...more
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Haytor Lower Car Park, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9XT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This walk was a amazing, we walked around a quarry, up and down rocks. Sat a and stroked some horses and saw the most amazing views. Us and the children thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Took us 3 hours, as we kept sitting and admiring the views....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you've missed this place and end up in the area by choice or mistake :-))) you really MUST visit, it is absolutely stunning. Not a difficult climb if you are reasonably fit and if you're not then just go as far as you can...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019 via mobile

First we went to the visitor centre, where very well and friendly attended and guided. The walk was simply fantastic with spectacular views of the moor and Haytor Rocks. A must-see if you go to Dartmoor.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

Popped past here on the way home from Dartmouth and well worth the detour. There's a pay and display carpark with the usual visitor centre (quite nice) plus toilets and a burger and cake van. Slightly further up the road are a couple of off...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

I had my 1 week holiday in Devon, and I spent a lot of time in the Dartmoor National Park, as I simply fall in love with that:) One day I visited Canonteign falls and because after that a few hours left from the day,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Any visit to the park should start here. Having travelled down from Bristol we were ready for a coffee and a leg stretch but we got so much more at this visitor's centre. The staff were extremely helpful and there was a huge map on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

When visiting Haytor and Dartmoor it's always a pleasure to take time out from the stress and strain of daily life and enjoy the peace and tranquility plus watch the sheep and ponies wandering around freely grazing and take a walk up to the top...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

Lovely views from Haytor across the somewhat bleak terrain. Great area for walking or cycling and of course seeing the Dartmoor ponies and the local wildlife. Certainly worth a visit and is fairly close to Widecombe in the Moor where you can obtain meals, drinks...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Lovely view. Steps up the rocks apparently created by the victorians gives an extra dimension to these rocks. Tidily kept. Not far to walk from the car park.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

We had an enjoyable day at Haytor and enjoyed some lovely views and great walks, was a little disappointed that the main carpark near Haytor has a pay and display meter which was a £1 for a few hours parking but it just seems you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Alexbw2008
August 22, 2018|
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Response from DartmoorVisitorCentr | Property representative |
It is about 800 metres from the visitor centre to Haytor Rocks with a steepish hill. It should take no more than 30 minutes maximum.
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chrit05
April 7, 2018|
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Response from SueR1483 |
There are 3 car parks, one after each other on the road. At one end, the car park that has the visitors centre is pay and display, at the other end is a car park with an ice cream van which is also pay and display - however... More
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Americanindianspirit
August 11, 2015|
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Response from DartmoorVisitorCentr | Property representative |
We've not had anyone mention to us that they have had a time slip experience. However, Dartmoor and Haytor are often seen as having 'mystical' properties and certainly there are many people who believe in the power of Ley... More
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