Smallacombe Rocks

From the back there doesn’t look too much to Smallacombe Rocks, but they are a decent sized rocky outcrop. They are one of many in this area, in fact it is possible to bag about 7 or 8 tors within 2 miles of this spot. There are good views across the valley to Greator Rocks and Hound Tor, as well as back around to Holwell Tor, where the quarry is clearly in view from here. There are plenty of paths that criss cross this area with most people heading here from Haytor or up the valley side from Hound Tor. There are no military firing areas near this tor.

Height – 378 metres           OS Grid Reference – SX755782            Mark out of 10 – 6


Holwell Tor 3

From Smallacombe Rocks looking to Holwell Tor with Rippon Tor in the distance

Smallacombe Rocks 1

Haytor up on the left and Rippon Tor in the distance from Smallacombe Rocks

Smallacombe Rocks 2

Greator Rocks on the hillside opposite with Hound Tor to the right, Chinkwell Tor is left and Hameldown is in the far distance from Smallacombe Rocks

Smallacombe Rocks 3

Black Hill with Hole Rock and Leighon Tor below