logo Walking Britain

Yes Tor, Cranmere Pool and Amicombe Hill
Introduction to Walk 3004

Photo from the walk - Yes Tor, Cranmere Pool and Amicombe Hill

Nat Park - Dartmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Jake Robertson

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 2210 feet / 670 metres

Time - 8 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A demanding Devonshire walk on Dartmoor visiting Yes Tor, High Willhays and Amicombe Hill. The route also includes the remote post box at Cranmere Pool. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.

Covid 19 Update for Walkers


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL28Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 191Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 191Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Walks from the same start

Walk 1075
High Willhays & Yes Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2636
2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
North Moor crossing from Okehampton to Bellever
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.5 miles / 23.6 km
Walk 2908
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Great Links Tor & Widgery Cross from the Fox & Hounds
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2085
4.0 miles / 6.4 km away
Cosdon Hill & Oke Tor from Belstone
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.7 miles / 17.4 km
Walk 1678
4.6 miles / 7.3 km away
Bleak House & Great Nodden from Lydford
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2639
5.7 miles / 9.2 km away
Cosdon Beacon from South Zeal
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3201
11.2 miles / 17.9 km away
Bellever Tor & Postbridge from Bellever
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3202
11.2 miles / 17.9 km away
Postbridge & Challacombe Down from Bellever
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.8 miles / 15.9 km
Walk 2838
11.2 miles / 17.9 km away
Bellever and Laughing Tors from Bellever
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 2901
11.4 miles / 18.3 km away
Castle Drogo & Sharp Tor from Fingle Bridge
Grade - easy
Length - 3.8 miles / 6.1 km
Walk 3462
12.2 miles / 19.5 km away
Corndon Tor & Yar Tor Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.3 miles / 7 km

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

Recommended Books & eBooks

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.
More information

The Two Moors Way

The Two Moors WayGuidebook to walking Devon's Coast to Coast, a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. Beginning at Wembury Bay on the south coast and finishing at Lynmouth, the walk passes through the beautiful countryside of Dartmoor and Exmoor. A map booklet of the full route on OS 1:25K maps is included.
More information

Navigation

NavigationThis pocket handbook to navigation will help you master the necessary map and compass skills for mountain walking. Chapters include map scales, symbols and contours, grid references, map reading, bearings, route planning and night and bad-weather navigation, as well as navigating with a GPS.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Walking - Covid 19 update

Regular updates on how Covid 19 will impact on walking in the UK More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.