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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Manaton. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Manaton is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Manaton

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    Haytor Rocks

    Hiking Highlight

    Prepare to be amazed by Haytor Rocks! The much-photographed landmark is even more impressive when you experience it first-hand. If you climb to the top, you can experience panoramic views …

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    Bellever Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    The magnificent granite rock formation of Bellever Tor affords magnificent views over Dartmoor. In stark contrast, however, the menacing mass of Dartmoor Prison can also be seen from this spot.

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    Hound Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    Hound Tor is a breathtaking granite outcrop that rewards those who climb to the top with magnificent views over Dartmoor. According to legend, these rocks used to be hunting dogs, …

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    Haytor Quarry

    Hiking Highlight

    Dartmoor has a fascinating industrial past and its myriad disused quarries are some of the clearest evidence. Just to the east of the phenomenal Haytor Rocks, lies Haytor Quarry. Part …

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    The settlement consists of a cluster of 13th century stone longhouses – in which the family lived at one end and the animals at the other – on land that …

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    Wistman's Wood

    Hiking Highlight

    Dartmoor is famed for its granite-topped tors and windswept uplands, but one of its most magical spots is tucked in a cleft in the moors just north of Two Bridges. …

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    Sittaford Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    Despite its unassuming appearance, at 1,765 feet (538 metres) tall, this tor affords spellbinding views that stretch for miles over the rugged landscape. Whilst it is often eclipsed by nearby …

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    Longaford Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    Longaford Tor is an easily recognisable tor due to it’s pyramid shape atop a gently rising grassy plateau. The views from this tor, particularly back down the ridge towards Two …

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    Dartmoor

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Sturdy footwear is announced with moorastiger hike-rich hike over bumps and small streams and u climbing over walls - very good condition required! For this you will be rewarded with …

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    East Dart Waterfall

    Hiking Highlight

    A popular spot for walkers - and a fine place for a paddle on a hot day! Whilst it might not the most spectacular waterfall the national park has to …

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    Lichen Grove

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    If you're walking, this is a wonderful and unusual walk; steppy and magical. But from a mountain biking perspective this is a real challenge, though - the trail frequently requires …

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    Barney
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    Black Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    Living up to the national park’s bleak reputation, there are a couple of Black Hills on Dartmoor. This particular one, however, bucks the trend slightly. Set amidst a picturesque grass …

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    Two Bridges

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Scenic little pitstop, descending from the moors. The pub here looks very nice and accommodating, with a large seating area out the front. Ideal to grab a few refreshments on …

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    Jay's Grave Bridleway

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Jay's Grave is named for the grave of a girl who committed suicide at the eastern end of the trail. Mysterious flowers are still laid there, although no-one claims responsibility. …

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    Barney
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    Haytor road climb

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Home to the 2019 National Hill Climb Championships and featured on the Tour of Britain, Haytor is a very well known climb on the fringes of Dartmoor, gaining 1,100 feet …

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    Bennett's Cross

    Hiking Highlight

    Bennett's Cross is a crooked granite crucifix situated beside the B3212. Whilst the origins of the cross are unknown, it has historically served as a boundary marker for the parishes …

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    Postbridge

    Hiking Highlight

    This is more a little stop along the way instead of a destination. It has two bridges that are pretty and a little shop. It would be a good starting …

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    Along river Dart to New Bridge

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    There’s nothing not absurdly beautiful about this stretch of the River Dart and walking along it, particularly in summer, is absolutely blissful. A path meanders along beside the water and …

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    Water Cleave Decent

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Steep and technical: tight, rocky, loose and often wet. A truly awesome MTB decent.
    Highly recommended to link with the other Lustleigh trails (inc Nutcrackers) for a shortish route. You …

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    Clapper Bridge

    Hiking Highlight

    A truly iconic sight on Dartmoor which usually finds itself on the itinerary for most visitors.

    There has been a bridge here since the 1300s, possibly earlier. However, the first …

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