Cleave Tor

I have to say, I like Cleave Tor, a lot. Its a cracking place, the drop from the summit down to the East Okement is good, the views north and south along the valley are very good and the whole place is excellent. Its easy to get to being so close to the Tarka Trail and Belstone at the northern side of Dartmoor. The views are good, as mentioned, with Scarey Tor in view to the north, Ashbury Tor/East Hill across the valley and north Devon stretches out to the north. All is good here. Whilst Okehampton firing range is not too far away this tor can be easily reached without being too bothered by it.

Height – 280 metres           OS Grid Reference – SX609940            Mark out of 10 – 9


Views across to East Hill from Cleave Tor

Up the East Okement valley with Belstone Tor up to the left


Cleave Tor ahead along the grassy path


North Devon stretches out beyond the A30 from Cleave Tor