The best Dartmoor tors to visit and the easiest ways to tick them off your list

Think of Dartmoor’s 160 tors as small, rocky peaks that punctuate the otherwise wild and superbly sparse vistas of the UK’s epic national park. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
Like the summits of some of the UK’s tallest mountains, hikers and adventurers like to "bag" these natural statues, effectively ticking them off a bucket list. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
With 160 tors in the vicinity, it can be a bit daunting trying to pick one to visit. So we've rounded-up our faves. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
The Merrivale and Peter Tavy regions are home to some of Dartmoor’s most popular hiking ground so, pitching up at the jewel in the crown of the area is advised. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
Situated just under four miles southwest of Princetown, Sheeps Tor is probably our number one recommendation for the Dartmoor wild camping novice. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
Here, the northern moors of the Okehampton range leave you feeling especially alone and, at over 600m you’ve got a great chance of seeing a cloud inversion. (image credit: The Gear Loop)
Found near the intersection of the Okehampton and Willsworthy ranges, Great Links Tor affords you a view over the neighbouring county of Cornwall. (image credit: The Gear Loop)