Shining Tor

Shining Tor is the 4524th highest peak in the British Isles and the 463rd tallest in England


559.0 m (1834 ft)


236.0 m (774 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Grass mound 6m East of small gate


  • Marilyn
  • Dewey
  • Current County/UA Top
  • Administrative County Top

Hill / mountain range

Peak District

Nearest town

Buxton, Derbyshire

OS map sheets

OS25: 024W (The Peak District)
OS50: 118 (Stoke-on-Trent & Macclesfield)

Notes & comments

Mound is 40cm higher than base of trig point 10m East at SJ 99464 73742

Wall probably marks the county boundary, so the county top is the trig point rather than the summit mound