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Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park, England
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All reviews worth a stop car park across the road an ice cream post office shop stepping stones short walk sunny day cross country pretty spot great photo opportunity take photos beautiful place east dart couple of hours toilet facilities easy access
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Two lovely old bridges, one being a complete medieval clapper bridge, a good place to take photos while in the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Stopped hear for a scenic break on a tour of Dartmoor.Setting is lovely and we saw a passing military youth cross country competition in progress.very interesting

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

A lovely walk on Dartmoor. There is parking near to the post office/ shop and then across the road to the two bridges. The clapper bridge is apparently the best preserved stone clapper bridge in the area. There are various walks around the area which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed December 2, 2018

A lot of the pictures for this listing are of the new bridge. The new bridge is from the 1800s. The Clapper Bridge is from medieval; times and was originally built to replace stepping stones. There is a nice trail along the river from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan4B
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot for a picnic and also a great starting point for walks around the moors and alongside the river. Good facilities nearby too with a reasonably large car park and a small shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JSI3
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This Clapper bridge is just across the road from the post office / shop at Postbridge. As ancient as it is, you can still cross it and marvel at how they could have built this in the 13th century. There is a more “modern” 18th...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZoeAnne1970
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We stayed in Postbridge and right away took photos of the bridge which had been that since pre-history. Then follow the trail to the left of the bridge that takes you along the river and up to the Bridle Path where you rurn right back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CanBrit1
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We have two small children so just a short walk for us. We parked the car in the car park and walked down to explore Clapper Bridge, the girls had fun. We walked a little further along the river with the dog and then turned...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 944natalieg
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

There are two bridges in postbridge they are both stunning. You can also have a picnic near the bridge which is lovely

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mushroom J
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Even on a miserable wet day, the bridge attracts tourists. A great photo opportunity for all the family.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Jeanwats0n | Reviewed this property |
Apparently there has been some form of bridge in place for aeons. I agree with the above comment.... probably 13th or 14th century for the stones there now. And some times the stones were washed away by bad storms and... More