Out & About
Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Haytor, Devon to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!
Ancient Magnetism The lane upon which The Secret Holt sits was built to service the Haytor Magnetic Iron Ore Mine. Now disused, it has been mined on and off since the Bronze age. Many believe that as you walk into the wood you can feel the magnetic pull of the earth's natural energies- as you walk down towards the stream your entire mind and body is invigorated and rejuvenated.
Myth and Legend Make up a delicious picnic and tiptoe into the forest to find your secret spot among the toadstools. Don't forget to listen out for the giggling of the mischievous elves and pixies, and the tinkling voices of the beautiful flower faeries...
Friendly Local Inns When your cockles need warming, walk into one of the local pubs with their wonderful Dartmoor characters and friendly landlords- there's simply nothing more authentic and relaxing to calm the soul.
Buckets and Spades The South Hams hold a wonderful collection of beaches and towns. Salcombe and Thurlstone are 45 minutes drive away, whilst Teignmouth with its surrounding coastline and beaches is only 30 minutes away. Dartmouth is 50 minutes away. All the sandy beaches near Bude and Bideford are 1 hour 15 minutes away and offer plenty of opportunity to hit the waves and try your hand at surfing.
Explore Dartmoor The largest and best piece of wilderness in the UK. You need to see it to believe it. The air is clear, there is no traffic, the nature is awe inspiring, the views are 360 degrees and the walking trails is out of this world. There are mysterious Tors, rejuvenating rivers and when it rains the rainbows are breathtaking. Come and discover this best kept secret for a truly relaxing break from reality.
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