Great Wood Tor
Fallen Bird Rock
Almost as soon as you pass through the small gateway off the road below Caseley Court, a number of quite imposing large moss and vegetation covered boulders can be seen above the path on the left hand side at Grid Ref: SX 7846 8194. The rocks here are indicative of a much larger pile that is set somewhere on the wooded slope above and to the west, possibly in the Private Land overlooking the nearby house. Collectively, this is known as "Great Wood Tor". The upper section (SX 7835 8187 & SX 7834 8196) presents as a series of huge mossy boulders culminating in two giant rounded outcrops, one of which resembles a fallen bird.
The footpath threads its way through the wood in a northerly direction here where other outcrops in the Cleave, documented elsewhere, are dotted across the hillside to the west. Please be warned that after a few hundred metres or so the narrow path shown on OS maps mysteriously fizzles out into a dismal boggy tract that is soon lost under low trees and bushes on the way to Tennacott.
Please note, this outcrop was visited back in 2016 when access was unclear. It has now been confirmed that NO ACCESS is afforded to this site and you should respect the wish of the current landowner.