GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Scorhill Stone Circle

1 miles (1.8 km)

This walk visits the Scorhill Stone Circle and the Wallabrook Clapper Bridge in the Teign Valley of Dartmoor.
The walk starts from the parking area at Scrohill Farm near Gidleigh. Here you can pick up a footpath along the River Teign Walk and follow it south west up to the stone circle on Scorhill Down. The site is anEnglish Heritagescheduled monument and has been described as Devon's finest, most intact stone circle. It was constructed during theBronze Age.
If you continue a short way along the path you will soon come to the photogenic Wallabrook Clapper Bridge.

Postcode

TQ13 8EU - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Scorhill Stone Circle OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Scorhill Stone Circle Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The village of Chagford lies just to the east. You could visit the stone circle from here by following the River Teign Walk for about 4 miles.
Just to the north you can pick up the Sticklepath Walk and enjoy a climb to the viewpoint at Cosdon Hill.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Dartmoor Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Scorhill stone circle - geograph.org.uk - 18693

Scorhill stone circle

Wall by the stroll - geograph.org.uk - 1710448

Wall by the stroll. Trees top the wall beside the stroll leading off the moor at Scorhill Down. The hill in the distance is Cosdon Hill.

Clapper bridge on the North Teign - geograph.org.uk - 1508704

Clapper bridge on the North Teign. This bridge is situated 100 metres upstream from the Teign-e-ver Bridge and 200 metres from the tolmen stone.

Path on Scorhill Down - geograph.org.uk - 1710668

Path on Scorhill Down The path is heading towards a footbridge across Gidleigh Leat and then to the Walla Brook and North Teign River, whose valley is ahead.

Gidleigh Leat near Scorhill Circle - geograph.org.uk - 152090

Gidleigh Leat near Scorhill Circle. Looking southeast along the leat with the trees around Batworthy in the background.

View of the river from the clapper bridge, looking east - geograph.org.uk - 1473677

View of the river from the clapper bridge, looking east

Lane to Scorhill - geograph.org.uk - 1702373

Lane to Scorhill. The no through lane winds up between trees and scattered housing above Gidleigh. It gives access to Scorhill Down and the upper North Teign valley area of Dartmoor.

Field near Scorhill Farm - geograph.org.uk - 1710409

Field near Scorhill Farm

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Scorhill Stone Circle.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)