Hameldown Beacon

Hameldown Beacon is situated on the eastern side of Dartmoor on the popular Two Moors Way track, making it easy to link a walk with other tors and sights such as Hameldown Tor, Grimspound and Kingshead Tor. The Two Moors way is the easiest way of getting to this tor as well, as once on the Hameldown Ridge it is a fairly flat walk along it. On a clear day there are excellent views eastwards towards Haytor and East Devon and in the opposite direction towards Princetown. Hameldown Beacon is not within any Dartmoor firing ranges.

Height – 517metres           OS Grid Reference – SX708789

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Hzy view to Hameldown Beacon taken from near Broad Burrow

Hazy view to Hameldown Beacon (distant left) taken from near to Broad Burrow

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Looking Northeast from Hameldown Beacon

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Rippon Tor right and Haytor centre from Hameldown Beacon

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Along the wall to Broad Barrow on the horizon

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Looking towards Princetown from Hameldown Beacon