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7) Dartmoor Bridges

Jean Fry | Huckworthy Bridge on the River walkham on Dartmoor

Huckworthy Bridge on the River walkham on Dartmoor

Huckworthy Bridge is in the pretty little hamlet of Huckworthy near Walkhampton in the Dartmoor National Park. This is a delightful area of the moor and it is easy to feel envious of the people who live in this charming hamlet. The lovely stone bridge is very narrow and has to be negotiated carefully when driving your car, and the roads approaching it are very narrow. But of course, this means not much traffic passes this way, so makes it a very peaceful location. This photo was taken on a beautiful winters day in February, with the sunlight showing the bridge and houses by the river at their best.
Jean Fry | Huckworthy Bridge over the River Walkham on Dartmoor

Huckworthy Bridge over the River Walkham on Dartmoor

Huckworthy Bridge is in the pretty little hamlet of Huckworthy near Walkhampton in the Dartmoor National Park. This is a delightful area of the moor and it is easy to feel envious of the people who live in this charming hamlet. The lovely stone bridge is very narrow and has to be negotiated carefully when driving your car, and the roads approaching it are very narrow. But of course, this means not much traffic passes this way, so makes it a very peaceful location. This photo was taken on a beautiful winters day in February, with the sunlight showing the bridge and houses by the river at their best.
Jean Fry | Norsworthy Bridge - Dartmoor

Norsworthy Bridge - Dartmoor

The Norsworthy Bridge is over the River Meavy close to the Burrator Reservoir on Dartmoor
Jean Fry | Meavy Bridge - Dartmoor

Meavy Bridge - Dartmoor

This old stone bridge is over the River Meavy, with a ford nearby, and is close to Meavy Village. Downstream, the river joins the Plym as it leaves the Dartmoor boundary, and from there, in just a few miles, reaches the sea at Plymouth Sound.
Jean Fry | Huccaby Bridge - Dartmoor

Huccaby Bridge - Dartmoor

Huccaby Bridge (also known as Hexworthy Bridge) spans the West Dart River in the Hexworthy area in the middle of the Dartmoor National Park.
Jean Fry | Light Under the Bridge

Light Under the Bridge

A lovely golden light spills onto the river under a Dartmoor stone bridge. This is Hexworthy Bridge (also known as Huccaby Bridge) which spans the West Dart river in Hexworthy.