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This walk: 2013-10-23. River Lyd, stepping stones, footbridge, Brat Tor, Widgery Cross, Arms Tor, Great Links Tor, Hare Tor, Doe Tor.

Walk details below - Information about the route etc.

Link to Google Satellite view of the area - including the GPS track of the walk (compare with the Ordnance Survey map plus track below)

Bing and Google maps side by side - but no GPS track. The car park is inside the left edge, under the "minus" symbol.

Previous walks in this area: 28 Oct. 2011, 31 Jan. 2013




The River Lyd, with old stepping stones and a modern footbridge, at SX 5320 8571, with Brat Tor (Widgery Cross) at right .....


Another view.


The bridge.


Zoomed view to Widgery Cross, on Brat Tor.


A strung-out line of walkers, re-grouping at the top of a slope.


Arms Tor, SX 541 862, elevation 457 metres (1499 feet) .....


Zoomed view to Arms Tor .....


Zoomed view to Arms Tor.


Zoomed view to Widgery Cross.


Approaching Widgery cross.


Zoomed view to Great Links Tor, SX 5511 8675, elevation 589 metres (1922 feet).


Intrepid explorer at the top where human foot rarely rests? 


A crowded Widgery Cross .....


As previous photograph .....


As previous photograph .....

Several photographs taken in better weather can be seen halfway down this web page: 28 Oct. 2011


View from Brat Tor towards a distant Hare Tor,  SX 550 842, elevation 531 metres (1742 feet), overlooking Doe Tor, SX 542 848, elevation 425 metres (1394 feet) .....


Red flag on Doe Tor, on the edge of the Willsworthy Firing Range.


Treking back, towards Arms Tor (left) and Great Links Tor (distant, right).


Hugh on Arms Tor, where nobody followed!


Back at the river.


Walk details

MAP: Red = GPS satellite track of the walk.

© Crown copyright and database rights 2012  Ordnance Survey Licence number 100047373
Also, Copyright © 2005, Memory-Map Europe, with permission.


This walk was reached by turning off the A386 road to Okehampton at the "Dartmoor Inn at Lydford" and driving up the track to the large car park marked by the yellow cross and the  P  symbol on the map. A good lunch was had at the Fox & Hounds pub.


Distance - 4 km (GPS track in Memory Map), / 2.49 miles.
Also: 4.24 km (GPS trip computer), 4.44 km (pedometer).



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