The Beacons

Another lovely evening and a chance for a walk around the southernmost points of Dartmoor, whilst I’ve been to Western Beacon before the other 3 were new to me. It was a lovely evening

Start – Lane up to Western Beacon
Route – Western Beacon – Black Pool – Butterdon HillHangershell RockUgborough Beacon – Western Beacon
Distance – 3.5miles    Start time – 18.45pm     Time taken – 2 1/4 hrs    Highest Point – Ugborough Beacon 378m
Weather – A lovely sunny evening
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Lovely views from the climb to Western Beacon

Lovely views from the climb to Western Beacon

Western Beacon to the South Hams

Western Beacon to the South Hams

And again with the sea in the distance

And again with the sea in the distance

Butterdon Hill left and Ugborough Beacon right

Butterdon Hill left and Ugborough Beacon right

Looking across the Penn Beacon and Shell Top

Looking across the Penn Beacon and Shell Top

Looking north to Piles Hill

Looking north to Piles Hill

Butterdon Hill trig with Western Beacon behind

Butterdon Hill trig with Western Beacon behind

 

Looking west over Hanger Down

Looking west over Hanger Down from Hangershell Rock

Hangershell Rock with Piles Hill in the background

Hangershell Rock with Piles Hill in the background

Butterdon Stone Row

Butterdon Stone Row

The Beacons 10

Butterdon Hill right and Western Beacon left from Ugborough Beacon

The Beacons 11

Ugborough Beacon

The Beacons 12

Lovely views towards Western White Barrow

Brent Hill from Ugborough Beacon

Brent Hill from Ugborough Beacon

South Hams

South Hams

Looking back to Ugborough Beacon

Looking back to Ugborough Beacon

Sunsetting from Western beacon

Sunsetting from Western beacon

 

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