5. Dartmoor: Princetown ⇨ Ingra Tor ⇨ Sharpitor ⇨ Devonport Leat ⇨ Leather Tor Bridge ⇨ Whiteworks ⇨ South Hessary Tor  2018:04:18

A ten mile walk from Princetown with the newton Abbot Ramblers, along the old railway track, then over to Sharpitor, Leather Tor and Lowery Tor, Then a short distance along the Devonport leat.

Lunch by the River Meavy at Leather Tor Bridge, then a track up to the ridge before Whiteworks and then a left turn for the path to South Hessary Tor and back to Princetown.

View south west from the old railway track. Sharpitor appears as the highest poing, and Leather Tor to the left of it.

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Walking down the old railway track

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Low flying aircraft

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Water buttercup

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The railway track descends in sweeping curves, heading round Ingra Tor in the distance

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New foals

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Looking over the house at Criptor towards Great Staple Tor and Roos Tor

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One of two circular stone platforms inside the quarry at Ingra Tor

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Two circular stone platforms inside the quarry at Ingra Tor

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Burrator Reservoir

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Walking past Leather Tor

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Ponies on the moor, and a view of Burrator Reservoir.

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Heading down towards the Devonport Leat

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And a pause beside the Devonport Leat

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Cross Gate

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Violets

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Lunch at Leather Tor Bridge

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Oxalis  wood sorrel

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Moss with fruiting bodies

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The track up from Leather Tor Bridge

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Cross (restored)

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Back up to the Devonport leat again

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The view North East from the path close to South Hessary Tor

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