Chagford lies in the heart of Devon, on the edge of legendary Dartmoor National Park where wild ponies graze. It has an exciting and vibrant history and over hundreds of years the village has evolved into a very special, popular and charming place you won’t want to miss, at any time of the year.
You will be spoilt for choice with wonderful walks by the River Teign or taking a short journey to the open moorland to clamber on the nearby Tors. Puggiestone Tor is situated in the grounds of the property, and the River Teign also runs along the entire length of the garden, so you never have to venture too far to experience these wonderful features of Dartmoor.Puggiestone owns sole rights to fishing this stretch of river so be sure to bring your rods!
Places to Eat
Gidleigh Park Hotel – 01647 432367
The Three Crowns – 01647 433444
The Globe Inn – 01647 433485
Mill End Hotel – 01647 432282
Fingle Bridge Inn – 01647 281287
The Chagford Inn – 01647 433109
Local attractions / Places of interest
Canonteign Falls: England’s highest manmade waterfall, Canonteign Falls is a magnificent example of a Victorian folly set in a magical natural paradise. The waterfalls themselves descend for over 70m making this one of the most breathtaking attractions in Devon and providing a wonderful day out for all the family.
No visit to Devon would be complete without a visit to Dartmoor’s famous Becky Falls, where we’ve been welcoming visitors since 1903. The falls are an iconic Dartmoor landmark, and a day out here can be as gentle or as adventurous as you wish. All of our activities and shows are included in the entry price, so there are no extras to pay once you’re inside. So come and breathe some of the purest air in England, see the most beautiful place in Devon and enjoy a very, very warm welcome!
Miniature Pony Centre
On the edge of wild and magical Dartmoor in Devon is a hidden gem of all things small, cute and cuddly. This gem is called The Miniature Pony Centre. Can you imagine being able to go into a paddock and to be surrounded by miniature ponies and tiny foals. The joy of being able to stroke and cuddle them is something to remember forever. The Miniature Pony Centre is an animal lover’s idea of heaven!
Nothing is normal. Dramatic castle overlooking the Teign Gorge, undergoing a conservation project to make it watertight.
Whether you are looking for an exhilarating walk or a gentle meander through the forest, Bellever can cater for every ability. Choose from one of the way marked walking trails or join the historic bridleway, The Lich Way. You can find free downloadable audio walks for Postbridge and Bellever on Dartmoor National Park’s website.
Set in 33 acres of beautiful woodland with some stunning views of the surrounding countryside and a fantastic collection of animals, Dartmoor Zoo is a unique family day out in the beautiful South Hams of Devon. Immerse yourself in a fun day out with the kids: see the big cats feed, hear the wolves howl and feel the snakes wriggle through your fingers in Close Encounters.
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