Lydford Travel guide
Lydford : Michelin's recommendations
This village is located in the northwest of the Dartmoor National Park, stretching from the main road to the Lyd. This river has cut a gorge that is about 2km long, and has rocky sheer drops of 18m in places. Lydford Castle bears witness to the town's military importance. It was a Saxon outpost from the 7C onwards.
Tourist attractions Lydford : Things to see and do
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The castle shows the military importance of Lydford which, from 7-13C, was a Saxon outpost; the keep, which today stands ruined, was built in 1195 to hold prisoners.
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St Petroc's, founded in the 6C, was rebuilt and enlarged in the Norman style in the 13C; the southern side and the tower were added in the 15C, and further changes were made in the 19C.
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This wooded gorge around 2km long has, in places, steep rocky slopes dropping approximately 18m. The upper path offer superb views of the river below. The lower path goes around the edge of the water, the river's northwestern bank. The third path..
Lydford GB - Okehampton EX20 4AU
Set amongst 8 acres of grounds within Dartmoor National Park, the 4-star Lydford Country House features a candlelit restaurant and leafy terrace. Lydford Gorge is a 15-minute walk away. Lydford Country House's Restaurant offers a relaxed, informal s..
Moorside GB - Lydford EX20 4AY
Cosy, rustic pub with friendly staff and a buzzy atmosphere. The numerous rooms have shabby-chic styling: the one with the wood-burning stove is most popular; another houses a boutique selling homewares. Classic dishes are satisfying and full of flav..