During Covid-19 Lockdown, on local walks near Burrator

January 2021

 

1.   Entering Burrator Wood, with remains of Mill Leat on the right

In Burrator Wood, with Mill Leat on the right

2.  The weir on the River Meavy with remains of the start of Mill Leat

Remains of the weir for Mill Leat and the start of the leat

3.  Drake's Leat, also known as Plymouth Leat, in Burrator Wood

Drake's Leat (Plymouth Leat) in Burrator Wood

4.  Drake's Leat, also known as Plymouth Leat, skirts the northern edge of Burrator Wood

Drake's Leat (Plymouth Leat) on the northern edge of Burrator Wood

5.  Burrator Reservoir, with Peek Hill and Leather Tor beyond

Burrator Reservoir

6.  Burrator Dam and Reservoir from Claig Tor, with Leather Tor beyond

Burrator Dam, Reservoir, and Leather Tor

7.  Looking down on Burrator Dam with water overflowing after heavy rain, not a place for me, too many covidiot Janners ignoring lockdown guidance

Water overflows Burrator Dam

8.  At last some sunshine, on the eastern side of Yennadon Down looking across the reservoir to Sheeps Tor

Sheeps Tor across Burrator Reservoir

9.  Here come the Marines to shift the Janners!

Marines march across Burrator Dam

10.  Local farmer uses Craig Tor Quarry car park to trans-ship hay bales

Local farmer uses car park to move hay