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Walk to the top for some stunning views.

Free parking, van serving drinks and snacks in car park ( may not always be there). Easy walk to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
George K
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
stunning views

stumbled across this on a random drive to find picturesque scenery and was not left... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Rob V
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a dead easy tor to access with a car park just a few hundred meters away. stunning views, a very easy walk up to the middle of the tor. Very nice and friendly snack van in the car park. 5 star hygiene, and...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free parking, van serving drinks and snacks in car park ( may not always be there). Easy walk to top, sheep and cattle grazing.

Thank George K
Reviewed August 28, 2018

stumbled across this on a random drive to find picturesque scenery and was not left disappointed! great views and a nice easy climb, with parking and a food van, well worth visiting if you are nearby

Thank Rob V
Reviewed May 1, 2018

You can park-up close to the Tor and just enjoy the views and clambering on the rocks, or it's a short walk to ruins of an ancient village and a bit further you go down to a beautiful stream in the valley. For a full...More

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We followed the English Heritage description to the car park. Unfortunately, there was no further information or signs. We walked up a hill with massive rocks at the top assuming that that would be the ruins. When walking around we suddenly noticed some ruins in...More

Thank ATEOTR
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Amazing place to go, but I'd suggest walking up the Tor when it's less drizzly and less boggy and muddy. It's lovely though, climbing up and just feeling the peaceful air around it. The history surrounding it is also fascinating, as is the story by...More

Thank Hollieeee
Reviewed January 16, 2018

This is a great place to go for a nice stroll, the views are spectacular and there is a medieval village there too.

Thank 413gailg
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We started this tradition last year and hope to do it each year for as long as we can. We have to small boys now four and six and they ask can we climb the mountain. So each xmas eve we set off with stove...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Great place to go to. A couple of carparks there and the climb up there is not too bad. A place to go and get some fresh air for a few hours. When driving be careful as we encountered sheep, horses and a cow on...More

Thank St_matty
Reviewed August 18, 2017

You cant miss this Tor if driving in the area & a must to explore with its fascinating medieval history. Easy to walk up to & as always on the moor good parking.

Thank george b
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