This hillfort in Devon was built during the 4th century BC. It was used by an Iron Age tribal people, probably for several hundred years. Blackbury Camp had impressive ramparts, and the single entrance was protected by a large triangular earthwork or ‘barbican’. Now surrounded by woodland, the hillfort is a popular spot for picnics.
Read more about the history of Blackbury Camp.
Before You Go
Access: The hillfort is within a wooded area, parts of which are uneven and can become muddy. View details.
Parking: There is a small free car park at the site.
Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.
Plan a Great Day Out
Visit during late spring to see the fantastic carpet of bluebells and bring a picnic to make the most of this picturesque spot - also a great base for local walks.
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