East Dart Waterfall

As mentioned before this is one of the best places to visit on Dartmoor. Again starting from Postbridge this time we took the west side of the East Dart first and headed over Broad Down. The views were hampered by the haze in fact at times good photos were difficult to get. The area above the waterfall on Winney’s Down is a tough place to walk with plenty of tussocks, still it’s a fantastic place to be.

Start – Postbridge
Route – Broad Down – East Dart WaterfallWinney’s Down – The Beehive – Hartland Tor – Postbridge
Distance – 6.5 miles    Start time – 10.30am     Time taken – 4 1/2hrs    Highest Point – Winney’s Down 519m
Weather – Sunny, hazy views
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Postbridge Clapper Bridge at the start of the walk

Postbridge Clapper Bridge at the start of the walk

Hartland Tor on the right at the start of the climb up to Broad Down

Hartland Tor on the right at the start of the climb up to Broad Down

The way ahead

The way ahead

Looking along a hazy East Dart valley

Looking along a hazy East Dart valley

On Broad Down looking to Higher White Tor

On Broad Down looking to Higher White Tor

Looking across to Rough Tor

Looking across to Rough Tor

Heading down to the waterfall

Heading down to the waterfall, Sandy Hole Pass in the distance

East Dart Waterfall

East Dart Waterfall

And again

And again

East Dart Waterfall

East Dart Waterfall

On Winney's Down looking across to Fernworthy Forest

On Winney’s Down looking across to Fernworthy Forest

Sittaford Tor taken from Winney's Down

Sittaford Tor taken from Winney’s Down

Hazy dayz!!

Hazy dayz!!

The East Dart winds its way

The East Dart winds its way

Looking out of the East Dart valley

Looking out of the East Dart valley

The pile of stones nearest is the Beehive with Sittaford Tor beyond

The pile of stones nearest is the Beehive with Sittaford Tor beyond

Looking back from the ascent of Hartland Tor

Looking back from the ascent of Hartland Tor

Hartland Tor looking to Postbridge

Hartland Tor looking to Postbridge

And looking back again

And looking back again

The final gate before Postbridge

The final gate before Postbridge

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