Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton

High moorland walk to superb views


Route outline for walk de123:

Sourton  -  Sourton Church  -  Two Castles Trail  -  The West Devon Way  -  Sourton Tors  -  Vellake Brook  -  West Okement River  -  Vellake Weir  -  Meldon Reservoir  -  Downside  -  The Granite Way  -  Prewley Moor  -  Sourton Church.




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 Sourton Tors at 440m (1444ft). Sourton Tors is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Sourton Tors is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Granite Way, an 18km (11 miles) linear footpath connecting Okehampton in Devon, England with Lydford in Devon, England. The Granite Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Granite Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The West Devon Way, a 57km (35 miles) linear footpath connecting Okehampton in Devon, England with Plymouth in Devon, England. The West Devon Way is waymarked by a walker/castle motif. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The West Devon Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton

In no particular order . . .

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Waiting for a paraglider to take-off on Sourton Tors

Waiting for a paraglider to take-off on Sourton Tors

Photo: Tamzin Hackett (5)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - The West Okement River

The West Okement River

Photo: David Rodgers (10)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Meldon Reservoir

Meldon Reservoir

Photo: David Rodgers (1)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Lydford Viaduct from Sourton Tors

Lydford Viaduct from Sourton Tors

Photo: Tamzin Hackett (2)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Vellake Weir at Vellake Corner

Vellake Weir at Vellake Corner

Photo: David Rodgers (11)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Wild flowers and Sourton Church

Wild flowers and Sourton Church

Photo: Tamzin Hackett (1)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - The bridge at the southern end of Meldon Reservoir

The bridge at the southern end of Meldon Reservoir

Photo: David Rodgers (12)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Sourton Tors summit Trig Point

Sourton Tors summit Trig Point

Photo: Tamzin Hackett (4)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Aproaching Sourton Tors

Aproaching Sourton Tors

Photo: Tamzin Hackett (3)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Meldon Viaduct from Meldon Reservoir

Meldon Viaduct from Meldon Reservoir

Photo: Stephen Dawson (29)

Walk de123 Sourton Tors and Meldon Reservoir from Sourton - Meldon Reservoir

Meldon Reservoir

Photo: David Rodgers (13)


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