Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Category: Duncombe Park

  • Duncombe Park Army Camp

    Duncombe Park Army Camp

    About 3km after crossing Rievaulx Bridge with its opportunity to gaze at the majestic abbey, the Cleveland Way crosses a concrete road at Griff Lodge. Here the National Trail bears left to Helmsley avoiding Duncombe Park. The concrete road is a reminder of the military presence during WW2 at Duncombe Park. Following it through Park…

  • Fair Lady’s Pool

    Fair Lady’s Pool

    A windy day, with snow showers. Fair Lady’s Pool¬†would have¬†once a significant feature on¬†Rievaulx Moor¬†but has been hidden for decades within a plantation of spruce trees.¬†Recent clear felling has opened up the pond and¬†exposed¬†nearby the wreck of a military vehicle. It looks like a tank to me and¬†is¬†probably a Valentine tank used by¬†the 11th Armoured…