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Shining Tor
559m (1835ft)

The White Peak Area, The Peak District, Cheshire, England

Shining Tor is the highest point in the county of Cheshire.


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English Dewey
54th highest in England,
123rd in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
59th highest in England,
850th in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Shining Tor walking UK Mountains in The White Peak Area The Peak District National Park Cheshire Derbyshire   England

The view from the summit of Shining Tor

Photo: Rachael Barber

Shining Tor is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL24
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 118
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Shining Tor Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Shining Tor

John Bramwell walked up on September 23rd, 2020 [from/via/route] From Errwood Hall and on to Cats Tor and Foxlow Edge [with] Alone [weather] Cloudy and light rain - poor visibility

Sharron Barker climbed on May 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] LAMALOAD RESERVOIR [weather] SUN

Christine Shepherd bagged on March 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Lamaload Reservoir using walk ch157. [with] On my own [weather] Cloudy and rainy with occasional hail, cloud did clear occasionally to see the views. - Once I had found Lamaload Reservoir, (rely on a map not a sat nav!), the route was clear and easy to follow. I am sure there would be wonderful views throughout this walk on a clear day.

Lucy Perchard hiked on February 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] walk up from Goyt Valley to Shining Tor, Cats Tor, Pym Chair and Wingather Rocks [with] Tony [weather] Mostly cloudy and quite windy - Lovely winter walk

Margaret Richards summited on February 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Shining Tor and wind gather Rocks [with] Don [weather] Cold

Martin Greenwood conquered on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Langley > Shuttlingsloe > Axe Edge > Shining Tor - Glaphaaaaaw!

Anna Browning scaled on August 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Errwood Car Park [with] Paul Browning [weather] Sunny and warm. - Fantastic views across to Macclesfield. Saw Ravens on the top.

Marilyn Wadkin walked up on November 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cat & Fiddle, Shining Tor, Errwood Hall, Errwood Reservoir, Stake Side Ridge, back to Cat & Fiddle [with] Rob, Nathan9, Alisha7 & Jack5 [weather] Walking in the clouds for most of the walk. Cold and crisp.

Richard Evered climbed on March 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Derbysire Bridge circular [with] Claire, Rooney [weather] As Cats Tor - As Cats Tor

James Brocken bagged on February 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Burbage over Cats Tor, over Shining Tor and back to Burbage - Training for Everest Base camp

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Shining Tor

Cats Tor from Shining Tor

Cats Tor from Shining Tor

Photo: Peter Wood (1)

Kinder Scout from Shining Tor

Kinder Scout from Shining Tor

Photo: Paul Brierley (2)

Macclesfield Forest (left) and Shining Tor (centre left - on the horizon) from a rather misty Shutlingsloe summit

Macclesfield Forest (left) and Shining Tor (centre left - on the horizon) from a rather misty Shutlingsloe summit

Photo: Tim Hope (19)

Looking down onto Lamaload Reservoir from Shining Tor

Looking down onto Lamaload Reservoir from Shining Tor

Photo: Amanda Jones (1)

Shining Tor summit Trig Point

Shining Tor summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (739)

Looking South to Shutlingsloe from the summit of Shining Tor

Looking South to Shutlingsloe from the summit of Shining Tor

Photo: Rachael Barber (1)

On the summit of Shining Tor

On the summit of Shining Tor

Photo: Christine Shepherd (740)


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