a database of both lesser & well-known rocks and outcrops
Search Map East Dartmoor Geology About The Team Facebook

Bullaton Rock

Clearly marked on OS maps the tor nowadays resides in private woodland and at one time could be reached across fields from the top of the public footpath as it breaks through the woods above Bullaton Farm.

The Rock is mostly vegetation covered and is best seen from below. There are grand views from its summit over much of the Wray Valley area.

On a visit to Lustleigh by train in 1892 John Chudleigh provides the following account; "Bullaton Rock may be seen high on the hill to the right of the station. It is a steep climb to the summit, but the view well repays the labour." Alas the rock is no longer visible from most spots due to afforestation and the railway is closed, the station now a private dwelling.

Bullaton Rock
The map above is not a navigation tool and we recommend that the grid reference shown below is used in conjunction with an Ordnance Survey map and that training in its use with a compass is advised.
Grid Ref:
SX 7964 8221
Bovey Tracey
Tor Classification:
Private (but accessible)
Rock Type:
John Chudleigh
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey Maps
John Chudleigh (1892): An Exploration of Dartmoor's Antiquities

Please Support Us

We are proud to see the names of lesser known tors are now being used more commonly on other websites and whilst this is to be encouraged we do request that, should you wish to use the information on this page, you provide a backlink to the website as reference, by copying the relevant address: