Alex Tor facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAlex Tor
The large and intricate cairn on the summit.
|Elevation||291 m (955 ft)|
|Prominence||30 m (98 ft)|
|Location||Bodmin Moor, England|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 200, Explorer 109|
|Mountain type||granite tor|
At the summit of Alex Tor are granite rock outcrops and a large and intricate tor cairn. There are panoramic views from the summit plateau and other tors visible include: Rough Tor, Brown Willy, Showery Tor, Garrow Tor and Butter's Tor.
Parking is possible on the lane running SW to NE past the tor, but not beyond the Private Road sign. From here it is an easy climb of less than 1 kilometre.
On the western flank of the hill there are hut circles and the remains of an ancient farmstead.
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