A selection of views around Dartmoor, mostly around Burrator and South West Dartmoor

Photographs taken by Michael A Parle




This Year


On a walk from Norsworthy Bridge to Down Tor, Hingston Hill stone circle, Combshead Tor and Cuckoo Rock

20th June 2023

On a walk from Belstone over Belstone Common to Oak Tor

22nd May 2023

On a walk from Dunnabridge car park up to Laughter Tor

13th February 2023

On a wander near Burrator Dam and up on to Yennadon Down on New Year Bank Holiday Monday

2nd January 2023

Last Year


On a walk from Gutter Tor car park to Ditsworthy Warren House, via Gutter Tor

4th February 2022

On a walk to Pew Tor and Feather Tor returning along the Grimstone and Sortridge Leat

20th April 2022

Four Tors walk, Cox Tor, Roos Tor, Great Staple Tor and Middle Staple Tor

7th July 2022

On a walk from Venford Dam in search of Venford Falls

4th August 2022

Around the beaches of Burrator Reservoir at low water level

12th August 2022

Previous Years


From Postbridge to Bellever Bridge, along the East Dart to Laughter Hole House, then over Laughter Tor, Bellever Tor and Lakehead Hill

7th September 2006


On a walk from Venford car park along Bench Tor and back through White Wood

21st July 2020


On a short walk from Brisworthy Plantation to Brisworthy Stone Circle

18th February 2021


From Brisworthy Plantation across the southern end of Ringmoor Down to Legis stone circle and Brisworthy Stone Circle

9th June 2020


On covid lockdown walks around Burrator

January 2021


Autumn colours around Burrator

30th and 31st October 2016


A winter walk around Burrator Reservoir

19th January 2016


Around Burrator Reservoir

8th September 2015


Around Burrator on a sunny Winter day

27th January 2008


On a drive around, views around Burrator Parish and just beyond

11th January 2003


The level of water in Burrator Reservoir was the lowest it has been for many years

10th November 2003


Through Burrator Woods to Sheepstor and back by Burrator Dam

14th August 2016


Along Devonport Leat to Crazy Well Pool

14th March 2021


On a drive and a walk around Dartmeet

24th January 2005


On a walk along Devonport Leat, over Raddick Hill and back to Norsworthy Bridge

20th October 2005


On a walk from Norsworthy Bridge to Raddick Hill and back along Devonport Leat

26th October 2002


From the car park by Cadover Lakes across to Dewerston Rock, then down to Shaugh Bridge and return along the clay slurry pipe path through North Wood to Cadover Bridge

9th April 2021


On a walk from Norsworthy Bridge over Down Tor to Devonport Leat Cross

11th January 2014


On a walk to Down Tor and Cuckoo Rock, via Hingston Hill stone row and Combshead Tor

21st April 2021


A walk along Dr Blackall's Drive above the Dart valley to Mel Tor

20th July 2020


On a walk up the East Dart valley, from Postbridge to the East Dart Waterfall

1st September 2006


On a walk along the East Okement River past West Cleave and on up through Halstock Wood

11th May 2019


On a walk along the disused rail track from Princetown to Foggintor Quarry

19th January 2019


On a walk around Haytor

20th April 2016


Hound Tor, Houndtor Down, Houndtor Medieval Village, and down to Becka Brook

7th August 2020


On a short walk from Cross Gate up to Leather Tor

2nd June 2006


The Lee Moor China Clay Pits are just outside the national park boundary, but they still have an impact on the local landscape

6th November 2006


Along the Redlake Tramway to Left Lake

17th September 2010


On a walk along Newleycombe Lake up to Nun's Cross Farm

4th February 2007


From Newpark Wood up to Penn Beacon

24th June 2020


From Gutter Mire to Higher Hartor Tor and Eylesbarrow via the Plym Valley

16th February 2004


On a walk from Postbridge to Bellever, returning via Lakehead Hill

14th January 2014


On a walk along the River Meavy, after a very wet night

6th November 2005


On a work up Sheeps Tor via Roughtor Plantation

7th March 2021


On a walk from Blacka Brook Bridge to Trowlesworthy Warren and Great Trowlesworthy Tor on an overcast day

14th November 2008


On a walk from Blacka Brook Bridge over Trowlesworthy Warren and the Trowlesworthy Tors

19th May 2021


Views around White Tor

4th March 2011


On a walk round to Widgery Cross via Doetor Brook, Great Links Tor and Arms Tor

30th March 2012


On a walk from Norsworthy Bridge via Deancombe round to Yellowmead Down

11th June 2018


On a walk from Meldon Reservoir to Yes Tor and High Willhays

31st March 2021


Meldon Reservoir, High Willhays and Yes Tor

24th May 2007



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