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Clapper Bridge

Postbridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park, England
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“car park” (15 reviews)
“worth a stop” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Postbridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fortunate to have sunshine but should have been more careful on the path along the river, after rain it’s very soggy! A beautiful place, and the store opposite does tea.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Easy access. Very nice even on misty days! Cars could be a little more considerate as some like to drive 100 mph over the road bridge! Started here twice (as of publishing this review) for ten tors training and a great basecamp.

Thank max p
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Postbridge is a good place to stop while driving through Dartmoor. The bridges are very scenic. You can buy Cream Tea at the post office.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Impressive old stone bridge, absolutely work a stop! Or even better: park the car at the nearby visitor centre, and take a hike in the area for a couple of hours, e.g. to the Bellever forest or to one of the many "tors" to enjoy...More

Thank Tobias R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a lovely location to take images of the Clapper Bridge, especially as the sun rises. Any later in the day and you will have quite a few people in your image.

Thank Valerie342
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Sure, when you're in the area, it's a must see. But that's what everyone thinks, so don't expect to have it to yourself. On a sunny day, it seems to be a place where people have a picknick, where kids play in the water; quite...More

Thank Crushert
Reviewed 29 August 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
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Take a picnic on a nice day or evening and eat there. Setting is very pretty. Post office/shop nearby as well as tourist information office, who were very helpful.

Thank alwaysunderway
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Stopped here after passing through the park on our hike. Pretty views of the bridge and stream. It was quite busy as there is a national trust office across the street and the bridge is right next to the main thoroughfare. But worth a stop!

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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
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14 April 2017|
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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