Herne Hole Tor

This is a rarely visited tor very close to an often visited tor. This tor lies about 100 metres from North Hessary Tor and the Princetown mast, across a fence. It can easily be walked by heading up the tarmac path from the B3357, then crossing the stile and traversing the short distance to the summit. The views to the east and north are fantastic with Great Mis Tor right round to Haytor all in a panorama. There are a few big lumps of granite at the summit and it is worth at least one visit to this one to tick it off, especially as it is so near to the summit of North Hessary. No military ranges around this tor.

Height – 496 metres             OS Grid Reference – SX578745           Mark out of 10 – 7

Herne Hole Tor dead ahead

Looking east from Herne Hole Tor. Haytor can just be made out between the rain showers

North over Black Dunghill to north Dartmoor

Statuesque on Herne Hole Tor. Great Mis Tor back right