An early start for a circuit of Rosedale.
Dense mist to begin but quickly clearing for a nice day.
Much good work has been improving the old mineral railway around the head of the valley; it is now easily cyclable.
What is not so good is the conservation of the brickwork ruins of an old water tank.
Well, I guess something was needed to prevent collapse but a coloured rendering just doesn’t seem appropriate.
Photos of its condition 12 years ago can be seen on the Hidden Teesside website.