Dartmoor View

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Dartmoor View

Key Features
Spectacular views of Devon countryside
Close proximity to wildlife and recreational activities
Nearby attractions such as pubs, shops and markets
Limited facilities for peace and tranquillity

Take in spectacular views over the rolling Devon countryside while surrounded by grazing horses and sheep at Dartmoor View, an adults-only camp site situated on a smallholding of ten acres.

Get up close to amazing wildlife as you explore at your own pace, via quiet lanes or via the many bridleways.

Being near Tarka Trail provides cycling opportunities that range from enjoyable family days out to intense overnight trips, perfect for any aspiring explorer.

Head over to Sheepwash for a great pub to relax in after the day’s events or grab some supplies from the nearby community shop to enjoy an outdoor meal.

Further afield, Hatherleigh offers early birds the chance to get hold of delicious local produce from its traditional Tuesday market, while Okehampton is there for larger shopping trips – supermarkets and more awaiting.

Facilities are limited to running water and portables loos, so you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of being at one with nature.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dartmoor View

    • Q: Where is Dartmoor View located?
      A: Dartmoor View is located at Filleigh Moor Gate, Sheepwash in Devon, England, postcode EX21 5PW.

    • Q: How far is this campsite from Dartmoor National Park?
      A: The campsite is 25 minutes drive away from Dartmoor National Park.

    • Q: What kind of wildlife can be seen?
      A: At Dartmoor View you can see peaceful grazing sheep and horses in the surrounding working farmlands.

    • Q: Is Dartmoor View suitable for cyclists?
      A: Yes! Trekkers on the Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route will find the campsite a convenient spot to stay overnight, while the Tarka Trail – five minutes away – is perfect for family biking trips.

    • Q: Is there good fishing nearby?
      A: Anglers will be pleased to find fishing spots nearby, with great salmon and brown trout fishing in the Taw and Torridge rivers, and carp fishing in lakes 10 minutes away.

    • Q: Are there amenities nearby?
      A: Yes, the local community shop in Sheepwash (five minutes away) has everything you need for a barbecue, and the village pub is perfect for those nights when you don’t want to cook. Plus, Hatherleigh’s traditional Tuesday market and the shopping opportunities in Okehampton are both close by.

    • Q: What facilities does Dartmoor View provide?
      A: Basic facilities on this rural adult-only site include running water and portable toilets.


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The address for Dartmoor View we have is: Filleigh Moor Gate, Sheepwash, Devon, England, EX21 5PW. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

Contact Information

Postal Address
Filleigh Moor Gate, Sheepwash, Devon, England, EX21 5PW

About the Local Area (Sheepwash)

Sheepwash is a captivating hamlet settled in the heart of Devon’s countryside. Despite its small size, it boasts a rich history, stunning scenery, and a warm community that makes visitors feel right at home.

If you’re looking for a peaceful retreat in a beautiful setting, Sheepwash is the place for you.

What is Sheepwash Famous For?

Sheepwash may be a small village, but it’s certainly not short on character.

Here are some of the things that make this quaint hamlet famous:

  • A historic bridge
    Sheepwash is home to an ancient stone bridge that dates back to the 16th century. It’s one of the few remaining examples of a medieval bridge in the country and is an impressive sight to behold.
  • Quirky street names
    Sheepwash’s streets are named after local tradespeople and residents, giving the village a unique and homely feel. Look out for names such as Blacksmith’s Lane, Orchard Close, and Spinster’s Lane.

Things to Do in Sheepwash

Sheepwash may be a small village, but there’s plenty to see and do.

Here are a few suggestions:

  • Explore the countryside
    Sheepwash is surrounded by rolling hills, fields, and woodlands that are perfect for walking, cycling, and horse riding. Take a stroll along the banks of the River Torridge or hike up to nearby Hatherleigh Moor for breathtaking views.
  • Visit the local pub
    The Half Moon Inn is a traditional country pub that serves up delicious food and drink. Sit outside in the beer garden and soak up the sunshine or cosy up inside by the fire on a chilly day.
  • Attend a village event
    Sheepwash is a tight-knit community that loves to come together to celebrate. Look out for events such as the annual Sheepwash Duck Race or the Sheepwash Summer Fete for a taste of village life.

Things Near Sheepwash

There are plenty of other attractions and activities to enjoy near Sheepwash.

Here are some of our top picks:

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor
    Just a 20-minute drive from Sheepwash, this stunning garden is a must-visit for any green-fingered enthusiasts. With over 65 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and a range of events and exhibitions, there’s always something to see and do.
  • Dartmoor National Park
    The rugged and wild Dartmoor National Park is a short drive from Sheepwash and is a paradise for hikers, climbers, and outdoor adventurers. Explore the moors, tors, and valleys that inspired the works of famous authors such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie.
  • Tarka Trail
    This 180-mile trail follows the route taken by the fictional character Tarka the Otter in the classic novel of the same name. Whether you choose to cycle, walk, or ride, the Tarka Trail offers stunning scenery and plenty of wildlife-spotting opportunities.

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