From there it was a short hop across the moor, trying not to hold up traffic while we took pictures of wild ponies, to the Tarr Steps - an ancient clapper bridge
across the River Barle.
Inland, seek out the pretty villages of Exford and Winsford, the latter with all its thatched buildings, and stroll across the river Exe on the ancient clapper bridge
, Tarr Steps.
Other local highlights include the clapper bridge
across the River Alun and the Coed y Bwl Nature Reserve, also known as "Daffodil Wood" but bluebells and wood anemones are also plentiful here.
The girder bridge over the Afon Goch, above Llanberis, was erected a year ago to replace an old slate clapper bridge
destroyed in a storm in November 2012.
Of all the places we visited, Tarr Steps, an ancient 180ft long clapper bridge
spanning the River Barle, pleased me most.
Dunster Castle rises above Dunster village | An Exmoor pony and its foal and, inset, ancient clapper bridge
More than three-quarters of the 50-meter-long (164 feet) bridge, a "clapper bridge
" made of rock slabs stretched across stone piers and known as the Tarr Steps, was swept away by the rain-swollen river, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday.
The boards, funded by the Mirfield, Denby Dale Area and Kirkburton Committee, are located at the Clapper Bridge
under the railway viaduct in Denby Dale and at the Pack Horse Bridge in Clayton West.
The BBQ will be outside Beudy Llwyd, a renovated barn beside a clapper bridge
across Afon Ogwen.
However, the same "expert" now admitted that the painting might be a fake after Mandrake pointed out to him that it was, in fact, likely to be a painting of Clapper Bridge
on Dartmoor, reports The Telegraph.
We cross the beck by the splendid clapper bridge
and pass Beck Hall (on the left) before turning left at the top of the slope.
Its other main attraction is the delightful Clapper Bridge
which straddles the East Dart River.