This must be one of my favourite walks – starts at Meldon reservoir and then up to Yes Tor, on to High Wilhays and down to Dinger Tor, over to Lints Tor and then back to Meldon via the West Okement River through Black a tor Copse. It is around 8.5 mils and it took me 3 hours with three short stops.
Here the route via Strava
After a climb up from Meldon you get on a ridge and can see Yes Tor (right), West Mill Tor (middle) and Rowtor (left)
Part of Yes Tor
On top of Yes Tor (619m) look along the ridge to High Wilhays (621m)
High Wilhays – highest part of Dartmoor
Smoke drifting west from the big grass and gorse fire near to Watern Tor
Looking down the West Okement Valley from Lints – almost looks like a Scottish Glen.
Back up to Lints with Great Knesset behind
Ancient oak amongst the clitter
Inside Black a tor Copse – magical and mystical
Black a tor Copse with Black Tor above it
Waterfall on the West Okement
It is a pretty straight forwards walk assuming the visibility is good but you do need waterproof boots as the West Okement section crosses numerous flushes. Obviously a map and compass job just in case … Can be walked clockwise or anti-clockwise.