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A small detour off of our route

We took a small detour off of our route to look at the quarry on a very wind day. It was a real... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Lovely place

Beautiful place. Peaceful & quiet, well worth a visit.. Very scenic, great place to visit on the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Ash d
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Princetown, Dartmoor National Park, England
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All reviews deep water london bridge old railway great place to visit well worth a visit ruins cliffs track remains yelverton granite industrial abseiling boggy walkers stone past
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We took a small detour off of our route to look at the quarry on a very wind day. It was a real find and an ideal place to stop for lunch out of the wind. Very picturesque.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KingDad007
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place. Peaceful & quiet, well worth a visit.. Very scenic, great place to visit on the moors.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ash d
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Nice day out, pretty sites , and good abseiling . Take a picnic and enjoy the day , remember it’s Dartmoor so pack gortex , warmers and a map.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank matt w
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

A friend took me here without telling me & it was breathtaking. You walk down a very unassuming dirt track. It’s all just shrubs. No colour & just a few small bushes. About a 30-40 min walk & turn a corner & there is this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Sas1969
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I've been on different walks involving Foggintor Quarry, suitable for those on a more leisurely walk (good path most the way from Princetown) or those looking for a bit more adventure (lots of climbing and other Tors in the area). The quarry is always stunning...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I recently went here with 9 family members, from 6 to 60 years old. We all thought it was a beautiful spot & stopped for lunch by the water. You need to be careful as it’s very rocky, & a bit of clambering over rocks...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Hayley D
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Went here with a family and it’s a must see place, so stunning and rich is history. Winter or summer it’s still stunning.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Shelbie20
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great place to visit, quite eerie peaceful and quiet. It's only a former quarry but has an atmosphere all of its own. Plenty of industrial archeology to wander around including an old church. You can only imagine what it must have been like to work...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The Quarry is found at the end of a long reasonably level ex.railway track with parking for a few cars at the roadside layby. Entry isn't easy and does require care. This extensive quarry is very large with a single, fairly convoluted path leading around...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank graeme l
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is in a very historical part of Dartmoor, just a short distance from the main road, no open to public vehicles, and has recently been home to some nesting raptors, not a lot to see, a deep water filled quarry, could be dangerous to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brian G
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