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We are on the edge of the delightful village of Horrabridge, the village lies snuggled in the Walkham Valley, where the River Walkham flows over the salmon leap & weir and under the narrow bridge that dates back to 1260 (Reputed to be one of the oldest bridges in Devon). Why not visit either of the two village Inns, where varied menu’s are offered, catering for locals and visitors alike.

Dartmoor National Park is 368 square miles in area with its heather-covered moorland and deep wooded gorges, beautiful lake-like reservoirs and tumbling rocky rivers, thriving market towns and villages, patchwork farmland and craggy granite tor’s it is one of the largest and wildest areas of open country in southern England.

Not only is Dartmoor one of the country’s National Park’s it is also an ecological and archaeological treasure trove. There are nature reserves and sites of Special Scientific Interest, you could be lucky enough to see some endangered birds or discover some rare plants. Why not explore some of the ancient monuments and archaeological sites but please be considerate by only taking photographs & leaving only foot prints.

In the event you have seen all you wish of Dartmoor then why not explore the adjacent Tamar Valley. The Tamar Valley is a wonderful place to visit; it is an area rich in beauty and heritage. The valley possesses some of the most beautiful and unspoilt scenery in Devon & Cornwall taking this into consideration it is no wonder that the Tamar and its tributaries, the Tavy & Lynher have been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The ancient stannary town of Tavistock is only 4 miles away and its roots can be traced back to Saxon times. Today it is the largest town in West Devon where there is a regular pannier market, beautiful buildings, varied & interesting shops, cafes, park, river and canal walks, well work a visit. Tavistock has been voted ‘Britain’s Best Market Town’, ‘The West Country’s Best Food Town’ and ‘Devon’s Best Farmer’s Market’. The ancient abbey ruins date back to Mediaeval times and records show that cream teas were first served here; now cream teas are served all over the West Country.

David Stephens & John O'Flaherty, Overcombe House, Old Station Road, Horrabridge, Dartmoor National Park, Yelverton, Devon PL20 7RA
Tel: 01822 853501      enquiries@overcombehotel.co.uk

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