Butterdon Hill (Drewsteignton)

This hill sits in the north east quarter of Dartmoor near to Castle Drogo. There are a couple of paths that take you to the highest point, there isn’t really an obvious high spot, although there is a small hump which acts as the summit. The views are good from here, across to the main Dartmoor hills is the west, with Easdon Tor to the south. Mardle Down sits to the east and the Teign valley lies to the north. Its an easy hill to walk up from the roadside parking either at Bowden farm or Willingstone farm. There are no military firing areas near here.

Height – 351 metres           OS Grid Reference – SX750884



The small summit of Butterdon Hill with Mardle Down in the distance


A misty view to Easdon Tor from Butterdon Hill


Meldon Hill from Butterdon Hill