Tors & Hills in Dartmoor National Park

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Sourton Tors, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Sourton Tors, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Sourton is a small village on the A386 road that skirts the western side of Dartmoor National Park's high moors. Sourton Tors are a collection of rocky outcrops that rise on steps of moorland above the village. The number of outcrops and the fact that they are dispersed across steps of moorl...

Lower Hartor Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Lower Hartor Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

It's great fun to walk the River Plym from source to sea. As you wander the west bank downstream from Plym Head, having avoided Evil Combe, you come to Lower Hartor Tor. A cluster of outcrops sit at the top of the steep slope that's covered with granite boulders all the way down to the River Plym an...

Lustleigh Cleave Lookout Rock (1), Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh Cleave Lookout Rock (1), Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Walk Dartmoor's many wooded valleys and it can be difficult to find a viewpoint. Given how beautiful these places are, this can be an immensely frustrating experience. Thankfully, in Lustleigh Cleave, there is a line of rocky outcrops high up the north valley wall. Some of these outcrops, such as Sh...

Trendlebere Down, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Trendlebere Down, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

In the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park, a road rises from the gateway town Bovey Tracey past the National Trust's Parke Estate to Yarner Wood and the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. The road bends sharply and car parking areas offer stunning views of the Bovey Valley, Lustle...

Steeperton Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Steeperton Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Some Dartmoor tors, like Hound Tor and Great Staple Tor, attract huge numbers of visitors owing to their extraordinary granite structures. Vast rocky outcrops, these tors are well known, and much photographed, shapes in the landscape. Other equally impressive tors lack the outcrops but occupy sublim...

Bonehill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Bonehill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Bonehill Rocks and nearby Hound Tor are two of the most popular places on Dartmoor to enjoy bouldering. When visiting, you're likely to see people climbing the rocks without ropes using a cushioned mat on the ground for protection. Bonehill Rocks overlook Widecombe-in-the-Moor so the area gets bu...

Lustleigh Cleave Lookout Rock (2), Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh Cleave Lookout Rock (2), Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Read the listing for Lustleigh Cleave Lookout Rock (1). It describes the first lookout over Lustleigh Cleave. It also provides directions. From Lookout Rock (1), as mentioned in that listing, you can follow a faint track a few minutes east to a second rocky outcrop to which we refer as Lookout Ro...

Great Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

This is one of the most dramatic and impressive tors on Dartmoor. It dominates the western flank of the National Park and is visible from miles around. Essential Dartmoor visiting, the views from Great Links Tor are exceptional. We've positioned Great Links Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'S...

Hen Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Hen Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Hen Tor is one of the most distinctive outcrops on Dartmoor's south moor. A shallow cone of granite rising above a clitter slope, Hen Tor is situated on the flank of Lee Moor above the River Plym. Hentor Brook flows west of the tor into the Plym. There are super views over Drizzle Combe's famou...

Great Kneeset, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Great Kneeset, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Great Kneeset is on the western edge of a large, boggy moorland plateau in the northern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's topped by granite outcrops and, for its location, is relatively easily accessible from the north via the army ring road and Dinger Tor. We've positioned Great Kneeset on...

Calveslake Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Calveslake Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Between Plym Ford and Plym Steps, close to the headwaters of the River Plym, is a very short lake, or stream, next to the which is a scatter of granite outcrops. This is Calveslake Tor. We've positioned Calveslake Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To...

Buckland Beacon, Buckland in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Buckland Beacon, Buckland in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Many Dartmoor locals think the views from Buckland Beacon are the best in the National Park. Most views this big and special take a lot of effort to get to. Buckland Beacon is very easily accessible and a simple stroll from car parking areas along the nearby road. The Oxford English Dictionary de...

Peek Hill, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Peek Hill, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Part of a circular walk that we recommend, the views from Peek Hill down to Burrator Reservoir and across to Sheeps Tor are exceptional. If you can make it on a sunny day in autumnal October then you're in for a treat.

Shavercombe Tor and Waterfall, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Shavercombe Tor and Waterfall, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Shavercombe Tor is a relatively small collection of outcrops and granite boulders on the western bank of Shavercombe Brook on the edge of Dartmoor's high south moor. The tor is near a waterfall and pool that are popular with Dartmoor enthusiasts and wild swimmers. We've positioned Shave...

Rippon Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Rippon Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

People visiting the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park tend to head up to Haytor Rocks to enjoy the views of both the National Park and South Devon. Arguably the most extraordinary views in this section of Dartmoor are from the top of nearby Rippon Tor. At 473m above sea lev...