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Things to do near Powdermills

Things to do near Powdermills

You can combine your visit to us with other things to do nearby:

Take a walk to the ruins of the 19th century gunpowder factory that gave the pottery its name.

Visit nearby Postbridge, buy an ice-cream from the village shop and dangle your toes in the East Dart, or play pooh-sticks under the medieval clapper-bridge.

Bring your boots and walk past sheep and ponies to ancient woodland, prehistoric standing stones or to the top of a tor.

Bring your kite.

Round off your day with a visit to the Warren House Inn where you can enjoy the famous fire, which has been alight since 1845.

For more activity ideas on Dartmoor, following the links below to local activity companies, and scroll down for details of how to find a place to stay on the high moor:

Dartmoor Walks and Rides
Proper Dartmoor Tours
Dartmoor Nature Tours
Dartmoor Llama Walks
Babeny Riding Stables

Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor is one of England's last wilderness landscapes, and is a National Park. If you would like to know more about Dartmoor, we suggest you have a look at the Dartmoor National Park Authroity website or subsribe to Dartmoor Magazine

Places to Stay

There are a number of bed and breakfasts and hotels close to the pottery, right in the heart of High Dartmoor. For details of many of them click here: you will be able to select your accommodation and learn more about the area.

The Weather at Powdermills

There is a weather station at Powdermills, owned and run by our neighbours, Dartcom Ltd. Parts of Dartmoor are surprisingly high, up to 2000ft (we're at an exposed 1300ft), and have a climate which differs a lot from the Devon low lands. If you would like to see what the weather is doing up here today, click here for Powdermills Weather. You can also check out their webcam which points out to the fields behind us.

If you would like to see a weather forecast for Dartmoor, then click here