Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown

Easy moorland walk


Route outline for walk de104:

Princetown  -  South Hessary Tor  -  Siward's Cross  -  Nun's Cross  -  Devonport Leat  -  Raddick Hill  -  River Meavey  -  Black Tor (Walkhampton Common)  -  The Dartmoor Way  -  Princetown



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The odd shaped lumps of rock strewn across so many of the South West's tors are collectively known as 'clitter'.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is South Hessary Tor at 450m (1476ft). South Hessary Tor is known as an English Bridget. The summit of South Hessary Tor is marked by a rocky outcrop.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Dartmoor Way, a 138km (86 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Buckfastleigh in Devon, England. The Dartmoor Way is waymarked by occasional signs. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Dartmoor Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL28
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 191 & 202
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown

In no particular order . . .

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - South Hessary Tor

South Hessary Tor

Photo: Jon Eckersall (6)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Stone Cross beside Devonport Leat

Stone Cross beside Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (13)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Boundary Stone on South Hessary Tor

Boundary Stone on South Hessary Tor

Photo: Jon Eckersall (8)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Nun's Cross (a.k.a. Siward's Cross)

Nun's Cross (a.k.a. Siward's Cross)

Photo: Jon Eckersall (9)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - South Hessary Tor

South Hessary Tor

Photo: Jon Eckersall (7)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Devonport Leat emerging from the hillside

Devonport Leat emerging from the hillside

Photo: Jon Eckersall (11)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Devonport Leat on Raddick Hill

Devonport Leat on Raddick Hill

Photo: Jon Eckersall (17)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Approaching Black Tor (Walkhampton Common) from the South East

Approaching Black Tor (Walkhampton Common) from the South East

Photo: Pete Barr (6)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - South Hessary Tor summit

South Hessary Tor summit

Photo: Jon Eckersall (4)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - More Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

More Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (15)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Devonport Leat

Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (12)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Ruin and Tree near Devonport Leat

Ruin and Tree near Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (10)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - North Hessary Tor from South Hessary Tor

North Hessary Tor from South Hessary Tor

Photo: Jon Eckersall (5)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Approaching South Hessary Tor

Approaching South Hessary Tor

Photo: Jon Eckersall (3)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Princetown from the path to South Hessary Tor with North Hessary Tor beyond

Princetown from the path to South Hessary Tor with North Hessary Tor beyond

Photo: Jon Eckersall (2)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (14)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - Devonport Leat tumbling down Raddick Hill

Devonport Leat tumbling down Raddick Hill

Photo: Jon Eckersall (16)

Walk de104 South Hessary Tor and Black Tor from Princetown - The path to South Hessary Tor from Princetown

The path to South Hessary Tor from Princetown

Photo: Jon Eckersall (1)


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