Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone

Wild moorland walking on two of Dartmoor's highest


Route outline for walk de143:

Belstone  -  The Tarka Trail  -  Nine Stones Stone Circle  -  Belstone Tor  -  Irishman's Wall  -  Higher Tor  -  Okehampton Army Firing Range  -  Oke Tor  -  The River Taw  -  Steeperton Tor  -  Steeperton Brook  -  Wild Tor  -  Hound Tor  -  White Moor Stone Circle  -  Little Hound Tor  -  South Tawton Common  -  Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill)  -  Skaigh Warren  -  The River Taw  -  Belstone




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
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 Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill) at 551m (1808ft). Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill) is also known as an English Dewey (70th highest in England, 158th in England & Wales) The summit of Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Steeperton Tor at 532m (1746ft). Steeperton Tor is also known as an English Dewey (111th highest in England, 258th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Belstone Tor at 479m (1572ft). Belstone Tor is known as an English Bridget.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Tarka Trail. The Tarka Trail is a 291km (181 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Barnstaple in Devon, England. The Tarka Trail is waymarked by an Otter pawprint. For more walks that include a section of The Tarka Trail see The Tarka Trail.

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 de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone

In no particular order . . .

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Higher Tor and Belstone Tor from Steeperton Tor

Higher Tor and Belstone Tor from Steeperton Tor

Photo: Stephen Worth (27)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Belstone Stocks

Belstone Stocks

Photo: Charles Silcox (1)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Nine Stones Stone Circle

Nine Stones Stone Circle

Photo: Stephen Worth (20)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Higher Tor

Higher Tor

Photo: Stephen Worth (23)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Belstone Tor summit clitter

Belstone Tor summit clitter

Photo: Stephen Worth (21)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Belstone Tor

Belstone Tor

Photo: Charles Silcox (6)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Belstone Tor from Belstone Common

Belstone Tor from Belstone Common

Photo: Charles Silcox (5)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Oke Tor

Oke Tor

Photo: Stephen Worth (25)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Hang Gliders from Oke Tor

Hang Gliders from Oke Tor

Photo: Stephen Worth (24)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Me and the children at the top of Hound Tor

Me and the children at the top of Hound Tor

Photo: Trina Foley (1)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Higher Tor

Higher Tor

Photo: Stephen Worth (22)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Nine Stones Stone Circle

Nine Stones Stone Circle

Photo: Charles Silcox (4)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Walking back to Belstone

Walking back to Belstone

Photo: Stephen Worth (28)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - Waymarker for The Tarka Trail on a gate post South of Belstone

Waymarker for The Tarka Trail on a gate post South of Belstone

Photo: Charles Silcox (2)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - The Dartmoor countryside South of Belstone

The Dartmoor countryside South of Belstone

Photo: Charles Silcox (3)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - On Steeperton Tor

On Steeperton Tor

Photo: Laura Maunder (1)

Walk de143 Steeperton Tor and Cosdon Tor from Belstone - On Steeperton Tor

On Steeperton Tor

Photo: Laura Maunder (2)


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