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in the county of Devon

Two Bridges, Devon
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About Two Bridges

One of Dartmoor's most popular tourist destinations and yet there is little here save for a pleasant hotel. But it is the junction of the two major routes across central Dartmoor, and thus attracts a lot of visitors in the summer.

A short distance to the north-east lies Crocken Tor, where once a so called 'Parliament' of tinners met to enact special laws governing the stannery towns. In general such meetings took place on a very occasional basis.

Further north but within easy reach the visitor will find beautiful Wistman's Wood. The wood is close to the West Dart River, it is a wonderland full of mother nature's rich bounty, and includes a fine collection of rare dwarf oak trees. It is a glorious place to visit on a quiet summer evening when everywhere is dappled by the light and shade of a setting sun. The wood takes on the feel of a secret place, the silence is deeply spiritual and the only sound is the early evening twittering of birds and the rustle of leaves beneath your feet.

When visiting this part of Dartmoor, Two Bridges and Wistman's Wood is a must.

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Prince Hall Hotel in Princetown, Devon, England

Prince Hall Hotel

Princetown, Devon, England (0.8 miles, 1.4 km)
Prince Hall Hotel is set outside Princetown, in the heart of the Dartmoor countryside. It offers 8 rooms with lovely views, an à la carte restaurant and a pretty garden....
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Tor Royal Farm in Princetown, Devon, England4 stars

Tor Royal Farm

Princetown, Devon, England (1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction SW)
Located in Princetown, 33 km from Torquay, Tor Royal Farm boasts a barbecue and views of the garden. Plymouth is 22 km away. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site....
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Duchy House in Princetown, Devon, England

Duchy House

Princetown, Devon, England (1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction SW)
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Wydemeet Bed and Breakfast in Two Bridges, Devon, England

Wydemeet Bed and Breakfast

Two Bridges, Devon, England (2.6 miles, 4.1 km, direction SE)
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YHA Dartmoor in Postbridge, Devon, England

YHA Dartmoor

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Lydgate House Hotel in Postbridge, Devon, England

Lydgate House Hotel

Postbridge, Devon, England (3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction NE)
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The East Dart Hotel in Postbridge, Devon, England

The East Dart Hotel

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