Burrator and a Sunset

Another lovely evening and a quick decision to walk around Burrator, once halfway round i noticed that the cloud was clearing a bit and the possibility of seeing a sunset became more likely. By the time I reached Down Tor, at just after 9pm, the setting was perfect.

Start – Norsworthy Bridge
Route – Yellowmead Down – Sheeps TorBurrator ReservoirNorsworth BridgeSnapper TorDown Tor – Norsworthy Bridge
Distance – 4miles    Start time – 19.15pm     Time taken – 2 1/4 hrs    Highest Point – Sheeps Tor 369m
Weather – Cloud clearing to give a sunset
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Through the plantation to Yellowmead Down

Through the plantation to Yellowmead Down

Heading out from the trees with views back to

Heading out from the trees with views back to North Hessary Tor

Climbing up Sheeps Tor

Climbing up Sheeps Tor

Burrator 4

Down Tor left and Eylesbarrow the high point right

Burrator 5

Looking across to Gutter Tor

Burrator Reservoir

Burrator Reservoir

Sheeps Tor summit looking across to Leather Tor and Peek Hill

Sheeps Tor summit looking across to Leather Tor and Peek Hill

Burrator 8

Sheeps Tor to Plymouth Sound

Down at the second dam at Burrator

Down at the second dam at Burrator

3/4s of the way round and looking back at the second dam left and the main dam right

3/4s of the way round and looking back at the second dam left and the main dam right

Leather Tor silhouette

Leather Tor silhouette

On Down Tor summit

On Down Tor summit

Perfect timing

Perfect timing

Glowing Burrator

Glowing Burrator

Starting to set

Starting to set

Princetown mast just visable

Princetown mast just visable

Glowing

Glowing

Glowing

Glowing

Gone

Gone

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