Tors & Hills in Dartmoor National Park

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Dewerstone Crags, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Crags, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

A local information board states that 'the popularity of climbing the Dewerstone Crags has resulted in considerable erosion of the fragile slopes from the crags to the main path ... The National Trust, Dartmoor National Park Authority and The British Mountaineering Council have worked together to re...

Dewerstone Hill, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Hill, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Down by the south western border of Dartmoor National Park is a finger of moorland pushing out from Wigford Down. This is Dewerstone Hill. It's one of Dartmoor's most popular beauty spots offering stunning views over South Devon, Plymouth, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and...

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Arms Tor is a very easily accessible collection of outcrops on the western fringe of Dartmoor's north moor. It's just north of the distinctive Brat Tor (Bray Tor) topped by Widgery Cross and sits below the immensely impressive Great Links Tor. The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford is nearby so it's a great to...

Hare Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Hare Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great place and a favourite tor in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. Topped by a pole used to fly a red flag when the British Army are training in Willsworthy Range, the views from Hare Tor are sensational. Drive the A30 from Cornwall to Dartmoor and Great Links Tor and Hare Tor dominat...

Ger Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Ger Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Stunning Dartmoor tor overlooking Tavy Cleave Rivers rise on Dartmoor's two plateaux and cut remarkable valleys, gorges and cleaves (Dartmoor word for valley) on the fringes of the moor. Most of these are heavily wooded like the Dart Gorge, Teign Gorge and Lustleigh Cleave. A few are stripped of...

Sharp Tor (West Dartmoor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Sharp Tor (West Dartmoor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor has plenty of Sharp Tors and Sharpitors. This one is in the western section of the National Park and is part of a chain of dramatic granite outcrops providing super views over the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall. We've positioned Sharp Tor (West Dartmoor) on...

Sheeps Tor, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Sheeps Tor, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Sheeps Tor dominates the eastern side of Burrator Reservoir. It rises steeply from the plantations that fringe the water and is topped by huge rocky outcrops and crags that are popular with climbers. Given its height and relative isolation, the 360 degree views are sensational. If you're exploring t...

Lints Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Lints Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

A number of Dartmoor tors stand proud at the head of a valley. The most obvious, and impressive, is Steeperton Tor at the southern end of Taw Plain. Another is Lints Tor at the top of the Upper West Okement Valley. Study the area around Lints Tor on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' ma...

Kneeset Nose, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Kneeset Nose, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

This is a spur of moorland that pushes out to the meet the West Okement River below Great Kneeset and its rocky outcrops. You can cross the water here where the West Okement River meets Brim Brook. You can also cross the West Okement River further west into the valley known locally as Broad Amicombe...

Dinger Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Dinger Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

An army ring road pushes out from Okehampton Camp on Dartmoor's north moor. On the ground, this army ring road is in fact a network of roads and tracks that provide easy access to remote moorland. At the south western extent of this ring road is Dinger Tor. It's a small rocky outcrop overlooking a l...

Scorhill Tor, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Scorhill Tor, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

On the edge of Dartmoor's north moor, overlooking the beautiful Scorhill Gorge, is the small rocky outcrop Scorhill Tor. Located on Scorhill Down near Scorhill Stone Circle, the tor provides exceptional views of Kestor Rock to the south east and the National Park's north plateau to the west. Members...

Thornworthy Down, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Thornworthy Down, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

On the fringe of the high moors in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park, Chagford Common curls around Fernworthy Forest and Fernworthy Reservoir. Towards the centre of the common, topped by a tor and logan stone, is Thornworthy Down. We'd recommend visiting for the views across the fo...

Batworthy Corner, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Batworthy Corner, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

We include Batworthy Corner on 'Holiday in Dartmoor' as a point of reference. If you are on holiday in the Chagford area, Batworthy Corner provides access to the high moor and a wealth of local prehistory. We usually drive to Batworthy Corner before heading out onto the moor from the Chagford are...

Watern Tor, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Watern Tor, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Along with Haytor Rocks and Great Staple Tor, Watern is one of the most distinctive tors on Dartmoor. Thin strips of granite appear to have been carefully layered one on top of another and then sculpted to produce extraordinary shapes. The rocky outcrop is impressive. Its location even more so. O...

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilstone Tor is a small, rocky outcrop above a narrow moorland road that skirts the north east side of Dartmoor's north moor. There's parking for a handful of vehicles below this tor.* It's a great place from which to wander up to Cosdon Hill and Beacon and then the National Park's north plateau...