Best Dartmoor Tors, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Tors, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

The highest tors on Dartmoor

High Willhays and Yes Tor. These are in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park above Okehampton. At 621 metres above sea level, High Willhays is the highest tor on Dartmoor and the highest point in southern England. Both High Willhays and Yes Tor are located on the same broad ridge so you can easily visit both on the same walk.

 

Other best high tors

Great Links Tor. Beast of a tor dominating the west flank of Dartmoor. Provides sensational views of Dartmoor's north moor, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall.

Great Mis Tor. Huge, rocky tor between Princetown and Tavistock in the west section of the National Park.

Steeperton Tor. Beautiful tor in the north section of Dartmoor overlooking a natural amphitheatre of moorland. Amazing views and a great place to visit from Belstone in winter when it has snowed.

 

The most remote tor on Dartmoor

Fur Tor. One for keen walkers and Dartmoor enthusiasts, Fur Tor is located in the heart of the National Park's north moor. Sensational views.

 

The most dramatic tors on Dartmoor

Great Staple Tor. One of Dartmoor's most photographed tors, you'll see images of Great Staple Tor in guidebooks, magazines, marketing material and product packaging. Amazing set of rocky outcrops near the west border of the National Park.

Great Links Tor. As above. Beast of a tor dominating the west flank of Dartmoor. Provides sensational views of Dartmoor's north moor, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall.

Great Mis Tor. As above. Huge, rocky tor between Princetown and Tavistock in the west section of the National Park.

Leather Tor. Wonderful fin of rock overlooking Burrator Reservoir in the south west section of Dartmoor. If you enjoy scrambling, try Leather Tor.

Belstone Tor (Belstone Tors and Tors End) to Oke Tor. A long, flat moorland ridge runs from the outskirts of Belstone to the high moor at Hangingstone Hill. The ridge is lined with superb rocky outcrops. Very easily accessible tors in the north of the National Park.

Steeperton Tor. As above. Beautiful tor in the north section of Dartmoor overlooking a natural amphitheatre of moorland. Amazing views and a great place to visit from Belstone in winter when it has snowed.

Watern Tor. Strange rock structures on Dartmoor's north moor.

Haytor Rocks. Probably Dartmoor's most popular tor in the east section of Dartmoor.

Hound Tor (East Dartmoor). A massive collection of outcrops across the valley from Haytor Rocks.

Bowerman's Nose. Famous granite stack near the village Manaton in the east of the National Park.

 

Tors overlooking gorges and valleys on Dartmoor

Sharp Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor). Located on the north lip of the Teign Gorge with awesome views of the National Trust's Castle Drogo and Dartmoor's north moor. There are many Sharp Tors on Dartmoor. This one is in the north east section of the National Park.

Sharp Tor (Dartmeet/East Dartmoor). Easily accessible tor providing a classic view of the Dart Gorge in the east of Dartmoor.

Ger Tor. Situated high above the tail of Tavy Cleave in the west section of the National Park. Stunning views.

Black Tor (North Dartmoor). A series of outcrops below High Willhays and above Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve. Sublime location in the north west section of Dartmoor.

The Dewerstone. By the south west border of Dartmoor and high above the Dewerstone Valley.

Harton Chest (Lustleigh Cleave). Small outcrop at the top of Lustleigh Cleave providing huge views over the east section of the National Park down to the South Devon coast.

 

Tors overlooking reservoirs on Dartmoor

Leather Tor.

Sheeps Tor.

 

The most visited tors on Dartmoor

Haytor Rocks.

Hound Tor (East Dartmoor).

 

Select tors in the north section of Dartmoor:

High Willhays.

Yes Tor.

West Mill Tor.

Belstone Tor (Belstone Tors and Tors End).

Oke Tor.

Steeperton Tor.

Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill)/Cosdon Beacon.

Wild Tor.

Watern Tor.

 

Select tors in the east section of Dartmoor

Haytor Rocks.

Hound Tor (East Dartmoor).

Rippon Tor.

Hameldown Tor/Hameldown Beacon.

Hunter's Tor (Lustleigh Cleave/East Dartmoor).

Sharp Tor (Dartmeet/East Dartmoor).

Bench Tor.

 

Select tors in the south section of Dartmoor

Sheeps Tor.

The Dewerstone.

Ryder's Hill.

 

Select tors in the west section of Dartmoor

Great Links Tor.

Hare Tor.

Ger Tor.

Roos Tor.

Great Staple Tor.

Cox Tor.

Great Mis Tor.

Leather Tor.

Sheeps Tor.

 

Select tors in the heart of Dartmoor

Bellever Tor.

North Hessary Tor and Radio Mast.

Fur Tor.

 

Select Dartmoor tors/hills by height

Over 600m

High Willhays 621m (highest point on Dartmoor's north moor. Also highest point in southern England).

Yes Tor 619m.

Hangingstone Hill 603m.

Cut Hill 603m.

Whitehorse Hill 602m.

 

Over 500m

Great Links Tor 586m.

Black Hill (North Dartmoor) 584m.

Fur Tor 572m.

Great Kneeset 567m.

Cosdon Beacon/Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill) 550m.

Rough Tor 547m.

Chat Tor 542m.

West Mill Tor 541m.

Sittaford Tor 538m.

Great Mis Tor 538m.

Steeperton Tor 532m.

Hare Tor 531m.

Wild Tor 531m.

Hameldown Tor 529m.

Higher White Tor 527m.

Watern Tor 526m.

Sharp Tor (West Dartmoor) 519m.

North Hessary Tor and Radio Mast 517m.

Hameldown Beacon 517m.

Ryder's Hill 515m (highest point on Dartmoor's south moor).

Beardown Tors to 513m.

 

Over 400m

Belstone Tor (Belstone Tors and Tors End) to 479m.

Rippon Tor 473m.

Oke Tor 466m.

Haytor Rocks 457m.

Great Staple Tor 455m.

Roos Tor 454m.

Bellever Tor 443m.

Cox Tor 442m.

Hound Tor (East Dartmoor) 414m.