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    Gutter Tor Walk

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    6.4 km
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    193 m
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    The Gutter Tor Walk is a lovely excursion in Dartmoor National Park that will produce exceptional views of the surrounding area. While out on the trail, you will climb uphill across the rugged landscape of the moor and walk past the remains of medieval structures. What an excellent way to experience the natural and historical beauty of Dartmoor.

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    Route Description for Gutter Tor Walk

    Walking the Gutter Tor Trail is a fantastic adventure that can be experienced by walkers of all varieties and skill types, especially those with an interest in Medieval history. Setting out from the car park, you will make your way to the southwest to scale the slopes of Gutter Tor, overlooking the marshy terrain of Gutter Mire just below to the east. After taking in the views, follow the trail downhill to the southeast, where it will bend to the northeast to take you across the undulating terrain. After passing by the remains of several Medieval structures, you will arrive at the Eylesborrow Tin Mine that dates to the same period. From here, turn to the southwest and follow the trail back to the car park where you began your journey.

    Getting to the Gutter Tor Walk Trailhead

    To reach the trailhead for the Gutter Tor Walk from the Burrator Reservoir, drive east for 1.4 km and turn right to continue on for another 0.8 km. Make a slight left here and you will arrive at the car park in 1.1 km.

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