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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

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. 

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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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Walking on Dartmoor

Walking on DartmoorThis guidebook contains route descriptions for 42 day walks in the Dartmoor National Park and its surrounding area. The walks all vary in length from 2 to 12 miles long and each route is graded by difficulty from easy to moderate or hard. Most of the walks are circular with a few longer routes that are linear and involve ascents of tors.
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