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“the main road”(5 reviews)
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Postbridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Perhaps I am a little proud of Devonshire the county I was born in,but then I have every reason to be! On Thursday of last week my wife and I decided to take a trip across the moors, as we live locally. We travelled up...More

5  Thank Dave G
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 29, 2017

What a pretty bridge. However, the local shop near by is clearly run by Tubbs and Edward from The League of Gentlemen. Worth a visit just to hear them ask if you are local?? I asked if they had hot pasties for sale and was...More

3  Thank Bucksliz1967
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All reviews car park worth a stop the main road ice cream post office tourist info centre short walk sunny day great photo opportunities pretty spot narrow stone lovely location beautiful area for sale toilet facilities couple of hours pastries
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for a picnic and also a great starting point for walks around the moors and alongside the river. Good facilities nearby too with a reasonably large car park and a small shop.

Thank JSI3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Clapper bridge is just across the road from the post office / shop at Postbridge. As ancient as it is, you can still cross it and marvel at how they could have built this in the 13th century. There is a more “modern” 18th...More

Thank ZoeAnne1970
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in Postbridge and right away took photos of the bridge which had been that since pre-history. Then follow the trail to the left of the bridge that takes you along the river and up to the Bridle Path where you rurn right back...More

Thank CanBrit1
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We have two small children so just a short walk for us. We parked the car in the car park and walked down to explore Clapper Bridge, the girls had fun. We walked a little further along the river with the dog and then turned...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

There are two bridges in postbridge they are both stunning. You can also have a picnic near the bridge which is lovely

Thank Mushroom J
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Even on a miserable wet day, the bridge attracts tourists. A great photo opportunity for all the family.

Thank saf7670
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Park your car take a picnic and chill by the stream and on a hot day take beach shoes and take a dip in the water you do need shoes of some kind beach shoes are best i think.You can get some great pictures here...More

1  Thank PlymouthAngela
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A delightful place on a sunny day. The clapper bridge is easy to cross, and it is very easy to gave a paddle in the river. Lovely!

1  Thank Riverdaffyd
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Went there for the day with our family and young grandchildren. It was during the hot spell and it was lovely. The grandchildren paddled in the stream with their nets and buckets and had a great time. Lots of butterflies, dragon flies and ...… midges,...More

3  Thank SukayM
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We stopped off with my English Springer spaniels as part of our walking holiday over Dartmoor. There is a visitor centre public WC and small shop which appears to sell most things. There is a large carpark adjacent to the visitor centre which accommodates coaches....More

Thank John G
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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