Another week and my second bus journey to Burrator, getting a habit this!! Not the weather I wanted but this is a great route, with tors, historic monuments and old farms to keep you interested. The only hard climb is to Eylesbarrow otherwise it’s all fairly simple going.
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Down Tor, my first stop, from the road around Burrator
Leather Tor in the sun from the climb to Down Tor
Snappers Tor looking back to Burrator and Leather Tor right
That must be Gutter Tor!!
Looking behind Down Tor
Combshead Tor with Eylesbarrow behind
Unmistakable Sheeps Tor as I head from Combshead Tor
Looking back towards Burrator reservoir from Combshead Tor
Looking down along the grassy path to Higher Hartor Tor
Higher Hartor Tor
Looking down to Drizzlecombe with Ditsworthy Warren House in the trees in the distance. Bits of the River Plym can also been seen down there
Giant’s Basin at Drizzlecombe
The Bronze age Drizzlecombe Stone Row. This is the tallest menhir on Dartmoor at 4.5 metres tall
Eastern Tor looking back to Higher Hartor Tor
Hen Tor from Eastern Tor
Ditsworthy Warren House below
And the more traditional view of Ditsworthy Warren House
Gutter Tor ahead
War horses in front of Ditsworthy Warren House (in the trees). War Horse was filmed at this spot.
Gutter Tor trig
Sheeps Tor left from Gutter Tor
The ‘Gutter’ on Gutter Tor!
Sheeps Tor village and cross
Back at Burrator Reservoir looking to Peek Hill, just the short walk from here to the bus stop at the dam