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Haytor Rocks & Hound Tor
Introduction to Walk 1260

Photo from the walk - Haytor Rocks & Hound Tor

Nat Park - Dartmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1405 feet / 426 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This classic Dartmoor walk includes Haytor Rocks, the Haytor Tramway, Hound Tor, Greator Rocks and Saddle Tor. In between the granite tors lies wild moorland typical of this part of Devon. With superb views throughout, do choose a fine day to enjoy the scenery. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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