A sprawling collection of mossy granite can be found immediately on your left after crossing the footbridge over the North Teign River, heading along the path to Gidleigh Village, from the lane below Brimstonedown.
Not far from the river these boulders are nestled up against trees and other rocks, seemingly propped up against one another. It appears that these rocks have tumbled down the steep hillside and what we can see here is their final resting place. Whether or not they are bedrock is unknown, but the granite here is substantial.
The North Teign River here, in the dense plantation, is a stunning place; the aforementioned footbridge enables a great view up and down the river that is much-loved by photographers as it tumbles over large granite boulders.
Gidleigh Bottom Tor
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