Bench Tor

Bench Tor sits in a lovely position high above the Dart valley, looking across to Bel Tor, Mel Tor and Aish Tor on the other side. It is a simple walk to this tor from the parking spots at Venford reservoir and including a circuit of Venford in this walk makes for a fine hour on Dartmoor. There are no military areas near this tor.

Height – 313 metres            OS Grid Reference – SX691717

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Bench Tor 1

Bench Tor ahead with the pyramid like Sharp Tor to the left

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North Tor from Bench Tor with Sharp Tor, Mel Tor and Corndon Tor across the valley

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The Dart valley froim Bench Tor

Bench Tor 3

The Dart valley below and a hazy view towards Teignmouth

Bench Tor 4

Venford Reservoir from Bench Tor, Ryders Hill behind