Cosdon Hill

Cosdon Hill or Cosdon Beacon as it is sometimes known is a large dome shaped hill which dominates the north easterly side of Dartmoor. There is plenty of history on this hill with a triple stone row on its eastern side, cairns at the top, a trig point and Taw Marsh on its western side. The views from the top are 360 and absolutely stunning on a clear day, especially south towards Hangingstone Hill, a real “wow” moment. Taw Marsh separates Cosdon Hill from the Okehampton Firing Range so no military activity directly on this hill.

Height – 550 metres            OS Grid Reference – SX636915



Fantastic light looking south from Cosdon Hill


A fab place to be

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Yes Tor and High Willhays behind the cairn at the top of Cosdon Hill

Cosdon Hill 2

Stunning views from Cosdon Hill

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Cosdon Hill 4

Looking from Hound Tor back to Cosdon Hill

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On Steeperton Tor with Cosdon Hill to the right