William Crossing, when describing the scene upstream of the Tavy from the Power Station; "Between this clam and Horndon Bridge are some fine crags. One of these we may see as we look up the stream. This is High Tor, the others being Fox Tor and Brimhill Tor." With time passing, the trees have dwarfed the crags and the only way to see them is to enter the woods. Herein lies a problem; there is no public access, they are on private land.
Fox Tor is the best of the collection we call the "Tavy Four". Parts of its imposing vertical walls are clear of vegetation and it possesses some interesting nooks and crannies.
Fox Tor (Mary Tavy)
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