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Clapper Bridge

Postbridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Picturesque Setting

I had planned to find this clapper bridge after seeing Rick Steve's video on England. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
792burtg
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Iconic Bridge Step back in time

Take a walk on dartmoor and include this bridge in your walk a really interesting spot. Walk on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon H
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Postbridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had planned to find this clapper bridge after seeing Rick Steve's video on England. It was better than expected. The clapper bridge is parallel to and ~100 feet from the quaint narrow stone bridge over the creek that auto traffic now uses. It is...More

Thank 792burtg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a walk on dartmoor and include this bridge in your walk a really interesting spot. Walk on a historic crossing and experience the beauty of Dartmoor.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One cannot pass by and resist to the temptation of few pictures of these two bridges. The old bridge - pedestrians only - is surprisingly without any protection at all. It is not very high but faling into the shallow water an the rocks beneath,...More

Thank GiulioVeniVidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw several clapper bridges whilst driving around Dartmoor, but this one is by far the best example. It is a real gem. Just walking across it is fun, and it can also be easily viewed from the adjacent road bridge.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The clapper bridge was really nice to walk over and the views of the river were lovely it was a warm day So many people were padding in the river there is place nearby that does ice cream with clothed cream And sandwiches and small...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked north of the tourist info - good place to stop, tourist info centre an important stop so you can get very helpful advice on walks. There are options for walks varying from hill to river to woodland walks - if you like streams,...More

Thank BRod22SCC
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Just a bit of fun crossing this bridge, I wouldn't go there especially but if you are passing it's worth stopping to take a look

Thank janesF3971UY
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This ancient structure (possibly much repaired) is located fifty yards or so from the main road at Postbridge and just a couple of minutes East of the National Park centre. It is a lovely simple structure with rock slabs weighing as much as 8 tons...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This bridge is the new road bridge over the main road at this point and is directly adjacent to the famous Postbridge. Being less than fifty yards from the aforesaid Postbridge you can take great photos of the main attraction from its summit. Within short...More

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

As i had never been fully across the Dartmoor we opted to turn off the A30 after spending 5 days in Cornwall.Cutting across to the pretty town of Tavistock,we headed towards Princestown but sadly the weather was against us with visibilty being really poor.When the...More

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Response from Jeanwats0n | Reviewed this property |
Apparently there has been some form of bridge in place for aeons. I agree with the above comment.... probably 13th or 14th century for the stones there now. And some times the stones were washed away by bad storms and... More
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