Corn Ridge

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  • OS Map Coordinates: Sheet 191 - SX 553 895
  • Latitude: 50°41'12.5"N
  • Longitude: 4°02'57.7"W
  • Geo ID: geo:50.6867,-4.0493?z=15


  • Paragliding: Club Pilot
  • Hang-gliding: Club Pilot

If unsure, check with one of the club coaches before flying.


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Read about Dartmoor Flying before setting out.

Take Off

Good, but beware the sunken paths cut across the hill when handling and running.

Top Landing

Good, but beware of rocks.

Bottom landing

Good large and flat.


Army Firing Ranges behind site. Steep gulleys, rocks and reservoir. Beware of the power lines and sloping ground if landing at the parking area.

Do not land in Nature Conservency areas, see Dartmoor Flying.

XC Flying

Excellent potential.


From A30 leave at Sourton services Interchange and take the A386 Tavistock road.

Prewley water treatment works access is 300 meters South of the slip road, the second on the left.
Walk in a South Easterly direction, avoiding the bogs and wet ground.

Maintain your height after leaving the wall and cross the valley near the top to reduce your climb around the rim of the bowl.

This is a long walk up to take off, approximately 1.5 miles.


At the entrance to the Water treatment works.
Do not block this entrance road, or the farmers access to the moor.

Sat Nav directions to parking.

Interactive Site Map

Emergency Information

Dial 999 or 112 and ask for the Police and then Mountain Rescue explaining your circumstances.
If you cannot make voice calls, you can now contact the 999 Emergency Services by SMS. Note: You must register this prior to an emergency.

You will need to provide the following information:

  • Name and mobile number of who is calling
  • What has happened?
    What is the problem, state of the casualty. Ensure you use Fall from Height and Remote Location.
  • Location: OS Grid Reference Sheet 191 - SX 553 895 or specific location if different.
  • Details of casualty: Name, Age, Address (if known).