Combeshead Tor

Time for a quick walk up to Down Tor and then across to Combeshead Tor before descending to Cuckoo Rock. It was all in the name as I heard the first cuckoo of spring whilst walking back to Norsworthy Bridge!!

Start – Norsworthy Bridge
Route – Snappers TorDown TorDown Tor Stone RowCombeshead  TorCuckoo RockNorsworthy Bridge
Distance – 2.5 miles    Start time – 11.20am     Time taken – 2 hrs    Highest Point – Combeshead Tor 371m
Weather – Cloudy and cool
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Leather Tor as we start the ascent to Down Tor

Leather Tor as we start the ascent to Down Tor

Snappers Tor first though with Burrator reservoir behind

Snappers Tor first though with Burrator reservoir behind

Now on Down Tor and again Burrator in the distance

Now on Down Tor and again Burrator in the distance

Looking across to Combeshead Tor from Down Tor

Looking across to Combeshead Tor from Down Tor

Down Tor Stone Row

Down Tor Stone Row

Combeshead Tor 6

Approaching Combeshead Tor, the weather not quite playing ball

Combeshead Tor 7

Bit of brightness back on Down Tor, with Leather Tor in the distance

Combeshead Tor 8

Sheeps Tor left and Leather Tor right with Burrator between

Cuckoo Rock with the boys giving some perspective

Cuckoo Rock with the boys giving some perspective

Looking back to Cuckoo Rock, it was here that I heard the cuckoo

Looking back to Cuckoo Rock, it was here that I heard the cuckoo

Spring lambs

Spring lambs

The remains of Middleworth Farm

The remains of Middleworth Farm

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