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Yelverton village, Devon

Yelverton is a large village on the south-western edge of Dartmoor, Devon.

When the village's railway station, on the GWR line from Plymouth to Tavistock, opened in the 19th century, the village became a popular residence for Plymouth commuters. The railway is now closed, but the Plym Valley Railway has reopened a section of it.

Yelverton is well known for 'the rock' - a prominent mass of stone close to the Plymouth road on the fringe of nearby Roborough Down. It gave its name to the Rock Hotel, built as a farm during the Elizabethan period, but converted in the 1850s to cater for growing tourism in the area. The area to the south and west of the roundabout at the centre of the village was settled in late Victorian and Edwardian times, with many grand and opulent villas.

The folk singer Seth Lakeman, comes from Yelverton.

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Tavistock, Princetown, Plymouth and Plympton.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowTavistock

arrowModbury

arrowBovey Tracey

arrowPaignton

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowPlympton

	arrowTavistock

	arrowPlymouth

	arrowDartmoor

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Dartmoor, Tavistock, Moretonhampstead and Newton Abbot.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Buckland Monachorum

	arrowThe Garden House

Yelverton

	arrowBuckland Abbey and Gardens

Tavistock

	arrowTavistock Wharf

	arrowMorwellham Quay

	arrowLydford Gorge

Princetown

	arrowDartmoor Prison Heritage Centre

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