High Willhays is 621 metres high. The difference in height between Yes Tor and High Willhays is a modest 2 metres, a little over 6 feet but if your quest is to walk to the highest point on Dartmoor then you need to go to the most southern of the tors at High Willhays, the OS Map shows which. This route takes you to the highest summits in the Dartmoor, which are also the highest south of the Brecon Beacons. Dartmoor National Park consists of many square miles of open moorland scattered with distinctive rocky tors which are often surrounded by rock strewn slopes. High Willhays & Yes Tor Introduction to Walk 1075. High Willhays is the highest point on Dartmoor, it is also the highest point in the UK south of the Brecon Beacons in Wales or Kinder Scout if you just count England. Ft. townhomes built in 1999 that sold on 12/30/2019. High Willhays is the highest point in Dartmoor National Park and and the highest point in the county of Devon. This condo was built in 1999 and last sold on 6/7/2018 for $425,000. Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres . 331 High Willhays # 1, Boone, NC 28607-7961 is currently not for sale. It’s south east of the car park and up and over a steep hill; At 621m it’s the south of England’s highest point, only 2 metres higher than Yes Tor just to the north. From the get-go, you’ll have spectacular views over the reservoir itself, as well as all the way down to Plymouth. (Please be considerate with your usage of the OS map pages, as there are daily limits), View on: Geograph  OS Maps  Streetmap  Magic  NLS  OSM, Full screen map View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. For a longer route from the car park by Meldon Reservoir, try the Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor). Turn L and, leaving the main paths, run uphill past Black Tor to the summit of High Willhays. Once parked up, cross the Ford, immediately turn right and head onto Black Down. With Sal before Compass Sport Cup final - clear, but cold. Parking in the Meldon Reservoir carpark, Helen & I Followed the route around Longstone Hill and then climbed up to Yes Tor and then across to the summit at High Willhays. In low cloud and high winds we returned via Fordsland Ledge and then Black Tor. Solo. Sunday morning. Lovely day. Boggy underfoot, Heavy showers but quick ascent from the Reservoir C.P. High Willhays and Yes Tor is an excellent walk in the Dartmoor National Park. Other routes and directions to High Willhays Moving clockwise, once again consulting the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, you can also walk to the summit from the car parking area by Meldon Aplite Quarries or from the area around Okehampton Camp . Yes Tor is the one with the trig. 2. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone, Resize map: portrait / landscape Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way. Having studied a few places to go, and wanting not to venture too far off the main roads, I decided that stopping at Okehampton just off the A30 in Devon, and undertaking the circular walk from Meldon Reservoir to High Willhays and Yes Tor would be just the ticket. Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land.Please report via the contact page any logs you see below which describe or encourage acts of trespass. Hiking info, trail maps, and 39 trip reports from High Willhays (621 m) in the Dartmoor of United Kingdom ... "From Meldon reservoir car park, climbed 400m peak directly south then headed on to climb Black Tor. High Willhays is the highest point in Dartmoor National Park and and the highest point in the county of Devon. Height – 621metres      OS Grid Reference – SX580891           Mark out of 10 – 6, Looking back to Yes Tor from High Willhays, Staddon Height and Bovisand with the boys, Glorious walk from Cadover Bridge to Shaugh Bridge and back. (Please be considerate with your usage of the Full Screen/Bing Maps pages, as there are monthly limits), Show all mountains within map bounds Yes Tor is the second highest point, at 619 meters. About High Willhays. All the walking routes up Great Links Tor on This site is printer friendly. Obviously being at the highest point means 360 views, to the east they are particularly good over to Cosdon Hill and round to Hangingstone Hill. High Willhays is now officially recognised as a listed ‘Hewitt’ (H ills in E ngland, W ales and I reland over T wo T housand feet high with a drop of more than 30 metres all round) and also can be classed as a ‘Marilyn’ (which is any hill in Scotland, England, Wales and … Walking/Dartmoor's highest ground. ...include all Tumps Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown, Click on a picture to view photo on the hillsummits website, To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hillplease contact the hillsummits website. 3452 High Willhays Boone, NC 28607 (Jan 2006) 135 Cockley Beck #3 Boone, NC 28607 (May 2001 - Jun 2002) 4207 Chastain Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30342 ... 300 E Park Ave #3 Charlotte, NC 28203 (Dec 2001 - Jan 2003) 107 Shore Lake Dr #D Greensboro, NC 27455 (Jul 2001 - Jul 2001) 107 Shore Lake Dr #B MC alone after a day's work. 1hr 50 taking in 3 tops. Misty on top. Just back at dark. Climbed solo. Cloudy but mostly dry day except one light shower on ascent of Yes Tor and some drifting mist. Parked at Meldon Reservoir car park (£2 charge). Crossed dam and used the track which winds around Longstone Hill. At around 425m contour, I turned east for Yes Tor summit, following initially an indistinct path. The summit has a flag pole and trig point on a small tor. Easy walk south along the ridge to Devon's highest point, High Willhays, which was marked by cairn topped by a graceful tower of tiny stones! Fine views of surroundings, especially the bleak terrain to the south. Strongly reminiscent of Pennines or Cheviots. Stayed high on mostly pathless terrain to Dinger Tor and Lints Tor before descending to the upper valley of the West Okement River. The valley is boggy at first but a small path soon appears. Passed an enchanting stunted oak forest and a wooded gorge before reaching the reservoir and return to car. Walked with eldest son (17) from the car park at Meldon Reservoir. Weather warm with some low cloud but also patches of sunshine. Went to Yes Tor first then on to High Willhays. Descent enlivened by youth hostel ringing at 7.53pm to say check in was by 8pm not 10pm due to Covid. Thankfully they let us in when we got there at about 9.25pm. Run from Meldon Reservoir. Warm and sunny day! Run up from the east side of Meldon Reservoir followed a stream to the east of Homerton Hill up on to the plateau. Ran slowly across the open moor to High Willhays. Close to the stream I saw a Grey Wagtail higher up there were a few Crows and plenty of Skylarks. Had a chat on the summit and enjoyed the view. Could clearly see the North Devon coastline and the sea. Ran easily to Yes Tor where I said hello to a couple hunkered down in the rocks. Easy run back to the start across the trackless moor. Saw my first Wheatear of the year. Time taken an hour for 4 miles. Parked at Meldon Reservoir, 12k circular walk up to Black Tor, onto High Willhays then Yes Tor. Clear windy day with amazing views from Yes Tor. Round of Hangingstone Hill, Cut Hill, High Willhays and Yes Tor from parking at East Okement Farm. Torrential rain. Solo round in fell running gear but not possible to run on much due to difficulty of terrain (uneven clumps of grass). Several water crossings. Deep mud in parts. 14 miles total in 4hrs 15min. Arthur's first Hewitt at day 35. Rachel came too. Arthur's first Hewitt. Jonny came too. Run from Sourton Church up over Sourton Tor’s along the old railway to Great Links Tor. I t took me a few minutes to remember the easiest climb to the actual summit which was very easy as the only technical move is low down. I headed on to the remains of Bleak House. I remember camping by it in 1990 and it was a lot more substantial then. I took the path up to Kitty Tor. The cloud broke and it was warm in the sunshine. I headed down to Sandy Ford and then up High Willhays and Yes Tor before running back to Sourton via the top end of Meldon reservoir. For the 11 miles it took 2 hours 30 minutes. I saw Wheatear, Linnets, Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Buzzard, Kestrel and Ravens. With Lizzy, 8-9 mile circular route from Meldon Reservoir (£2 needed for car park), up Yes Tor then down along West Okement River. Riverside route rough and boggy in places. Nice views from summit. P Meldon Resr, up via Black Tor & Fordsland Ledge. Hill two of the historic county tops. With my brother Mark. From Meldon Reservoir via Black Tor and back over Yes Tor. With Lyn the second tor in a three tor circuit including Yes Tor and West Mill Tor. A beautiful day and the 10 Tors event. Very sociable day. From Meldon Reservoir car park...over Yes Tor then to High Willhays. Final English 2000ft Marilyn. point however. The route starts in Belstone, a terrific little village well worth a wander. 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