South Hessary Tor

Tor Information
Name: South Hessary Tor Grid Reference: SX596723
Height: 450 m / 1476 ft    
Notes: A popular tor visited by many people who make the short walk from The Plume of Feathers pub in Princetown. Although not big, South Hessary Tor is a prominent tor on the southern moor due to the fact it sits high on a ridge and can be seen from many angles.
South Hessary Tor
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Parking You car park in one of the small 'pull-ins' close to SX 602713 on the Whiteworks road or in Princetown itself and along past the Plume of Feathers pub
  Military Ranges
Warning South Hessary Tor does not sit in or nearby a military range.
Bog Bog
  There are no bogs in the immediate vacinity of this tor
Easy Easy reached along a well esablished path from either car parks.


Recommended Walk


Distance: 3.3 mi Difficulty: StarStar
Other Tors Visited: Cramber Tor, South Hessary Tor
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Leg Instruction
1Park your car in one of the 'pull-ins' along the Whiteworks Road (SX 602713).
2Follow the wall up until it intercepts the track that leads to the north and South Hessary Tor.
3From South Hessary Tor there are tracks across the rough ground that will eventually lead you to a 'trig point' on the unnamed hill. Ground all around this trig point is boggy!
4Now head to the west for around half a mile and eventually Cramber Tor will come into view. On a nice day it's a wonderful place to stop and spend some time before heading back.
5Make your way back to the trig point and from there in an easterly direction over the hill back to the track and finally back to the car.

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