Walk de171 Lynch Tor and Fur Tor from Lanehead

Wild moorland and a dramatic ravine


Route outline for walk de171:

Lanehead Car Park  -  Higher Willsworthy  -  Crouster Farm  -  Merrivale Army Firing Range  -  Lynch Tor  -  Oakhampton Army Firing Range  -  Fur Tor  -  Amicombe Brook  -  Watern Oke  -  River Tavy  -  Tavy Cleave  -  Wilsworthy Army Firing Range  -  Mine Leat  -  Nattor Farm  -  Lanehead Car Park.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

This walk enters the Merrivale Army Firing Range.Information on firing times can be obtained by calling 01837 52939. In any event, do not enter the range when red flags are flying.

This walk enters the Oakhampton Army Firing Range.Information on firing times can be obtained by calling 01837 52939. In any event, do not enter the range when red flags are flying.

This walk enters the Wilsworthy Army Firing Range.Information on firing times can be obtained by calling 01837 52939. In any event, do not enter the range when red flags are flying.

Watern Oke is the site of the largest Bronze Age settlement found on Dartmoor. Comprising over 100 huts the villagedates from around 1500 B.C.

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

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 de171 Lynch Tor and Fur Tor from Lanehead

In no particular order . . .

Walk de171 Lynch Tor and Fur Tor from Lanehead - Merrivale Firing Range Warning sign

Merrivale Firing Range Warning sign

Photo: Bob Gordon (5)

Walk de171 Lynch Tor and Fur Tor from Lanehead - Fur Tor from Lynch Tor summit

Fur Tor from Lynch Tor summit

Photo: Dale Verrall (2)

Walk de171 Lynch Tor and Fur Tor from Lanehead - Fur Tor from the top of Lynch Tor

Fur Tor from the top of Lynch Tor

Photo: Dale Verrall (1)

Walk de171 Lynch Tor and Fur Tor from Lanehead - Amicombe Brook from Fur Tor

Amicombe Brook from Fur Tor

Photo: Dale Verrall (3)


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