Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown

Easy walk to fine views in all directions


Route outline for walk de146:

Princetown  -  North Hessary Tor  -  Rundlestone  -  Yellowmeade Farm  -  Foggintor Quarry  -  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'.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is North Hessary Tor at 517m (1696ft). North Hessary Tor is also known as an English Dewey (148th highest in England, 337th in England & Wales) The summit of North Hessary Tor 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 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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

Dartmoor National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL28 Dartmoor


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

191 Okehampton & North Dartmoor


202 Torbay & South Dartmoor, Totnes & Salcombe


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown

In no particular order . . .

Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown - Stone Rows near Yellowmeade Farm

Stone Rows near Yellowmeade Farm

Photo: Bob Gordon (10)

Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown - Foggintor Quarry

Foggintor Quarry

Photo: Bob Gordon (11)

Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown - The path to South Hessary Tor from Princetown

The path to South Hessary Tor from Princetown

Photo: Jon Eckersall (1)

Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown - Dartmoor from North Hessary Tor

Dartmoor from North Hessary Tor

Photo: David Wade (1)

Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown - North Hessary Tor summit

North Hessary Tor summit

Photo: Bob Gordon (1)

Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown - The ruins at Foggintor Quarry

The ruins at Foggintor Quarry

Photo: Bob Gordon (12)

Walk de146 North Hessary Tor from Princetown - North Hessary Tor summit trig point

North Hessary Tor summit trig point

Photo: Pete Smith (1)


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