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Our Last Trip to the Seaside
North Yorkshire Moors

Our Last Trip to the Seaside

Runswick Bay to Saltburn-by-the-Sea It's our last trip to the seaside for 2019 and we are off to North York Moors coastline with the great big cliffs and the crashing sea. We have only been to the coast once this year and that was in September when we walked from Lealholm to Staithes and oddly enough that was a North…
a trip to the seaside
North Yorkshire Moors

A Trip to the Seaside

Lealholm to Staithes - 28 September 2019 We have two more trips to the North York Moors left on our programme for this year and both of them involve a trip to the seaside. This one is a trip to Staithes followed in late November to a visit to Saltburn. Staithes used to have a large fishing port with as…
Is it Chop Gate or Chop Yat, You Decide
North Yorkshire Moors

Is it Chop Gate or Chap Yat, You Decide

Swainby to Chop Gate - 17 August 2019 We are planning to finish in Chop Gate this time around. There has always been some discussion on how the place should be pronounced, with many people going for the pronunciation Chop Yat. But if you check out the website TeessideLive you will see that the locals actually pronounce it as Chop…
Two Out of Five
North Yorkshire Moors

Two Out of Five

Chopgate to Helmsley - 27 April 2019 This is now two out of five trips to the North Yorkshire Moors that we are doing in 2019. The last one was four weeks ago when we finished in Pickering on a lovely sunny day, the image for this post is from that day. Notice the t-shirts on display but sadly no…
Devils Punchbowl
North Yorkshire Moors

The Devils Punchbowl

Hole of Horcum to Pickering - 30 March 2019 The Hole of Horcum is one of the most spectacular features in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. It is a huge – a huge natural Devils Punchbowl feature, 400 feet deep and more than half a mile across. It was formed a long time ago when Wade the Giant scooped…
North Yorkshire Moors

Ahoy Shipmates

Great Ayton to Guisborough - 13 October 2018 Ahoy shipmates, what do pies and Captain Cook have in common? Answer: They can both be found in Great Ayton. Well, a statue of Captain Cook can be found, the man himself only went to school there, he lived on Aireyholme Farm about 1.5 miles from Great Ayton. One of the walks will…