Drewsteignton is a village in the English county of Devon in Dartmoor.

UnderstandEdit

A small village, mentioned in the Doomsday Book on the edge of Dartmoor.

Get inEdit

By CarEdit

Leave the A30 at Woodleigh junction exit towards Cherton Bishop then drive through Crockernwell. 4 mi (6.4 km) north of Moretonhampstead on the A382 turn right to Drewsteignton.

By FootEdit

The Two Moors Way passes through Drewsteignton and Castle Drogo.

Get aroundEdit

 
Map of Drewsteignton

SeeEdit

  • 1 Castle Drogo, Castle Drogo Drive, EX6 6PB (near Exeter), +44 1647 433306, . A Grade 1 listed castle built between 1911 and 1930.    
  • 2 Drewsteignton Village Garden. A memorial garden surrounded by a hedge with benches looking south
  • 3 Fingle Bridge, EX6 6PW.    
  • 4 Prestonbury Castle. A prehistoric hill fort    
  • 5 Spinsters' Rock. A dolmen with a rock roof supported by three rocks    
  • 6 Wooston Castle. Another prehistoric hill fort south of the River Teign    

DoEdit

  • 1 Hunters Tor (South of Castle Drago off the Hunters Path). With views to the south  
  • 2 Sharp Tor. Overlooks the River Teign 220 m (720 ft) high.  

BuyEdit

EatEdit

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

  • 1 Church View House, 1 Church View House, EX6 6QP, +44 7790 866 015, . Check-in: 4-10PM, check-out: 10PM. Chatty Sally and Nicolo the Italian chef look after you very well in their B&B.  

CopeEdit

  • 1 Drewsteignton Public Toilets. free.
  • 2 National Park Toilets (South of Fingle Bridge). Open in summer. free.

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