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The Devil's Chair

Millions of years of erosion have ground the moor's peaks down to their hard, granite bases. Known as Tors, these outcrops often look as if they are piles of rocks stacked one on top of another by playful giants. © L. Birch 2014
In the Shadow of the Moor

August 16th 2014
A sudden drenching downpour of rain had me diving for cover in the lee of 2 large outcrops tucked in below a towering rock wall, grey and dripping wet from the low cloud scudding across the peak. From my relatively sheltered position, I looked back across the moor toward the shattered summit of Trewortha Tor – only just visible in the almost horizontal rain driving in off the Atlantic out to the ... read more
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