By: Blonde One


Want a fascinating place to visit to start the new year off with a bit of history? You can do no better than a visit to Drizzle Combe on the south moor. It has lots to offer and is easily accessible along some easy going tracks from Princetown. It’s best to have a map and compass (and know how to use them) as the last leg of the journey to visit the antiquities takes you off the track. As you can see from the screenshot there are so many things to find in this very small area. The stone rows and standing stones are very well preserved and it’s amazing to ponder their origins. The settlements are less well preserved but still worth checking out. The area as a whole is very picturesque with the River Plym separating the two sides of the hill. The views down the valley are spectacular on a good day. Be warned though, the weather can be tricky here. Most times I’ve been there has been a combination of strong winds, hail, stormy rain and some very very black clouds.

You are also just a stone’s throw away from the site of the film War Horse.

The features are quite easy to spot but they’re also great for practising your micro-navigation.

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