Out & About …

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

Winter’s last stand?

The brief return to Winter didn’t last long, but the last stubborn snow patches are hanging on for dear life on the fields of Aireyholme. But Roseberry Topping’s sandstone cap is clear, anxious to let go of winter fashion.

Ah, Roseberry Topping, the hill that thinks it’s a volcano. With its unique shape, it’s the diva of the Cleveland hills, always demanding attention. You can spot it from miles away, like a beacon of hilliness guiding the way. Legend has it that even the Vikings used it to find their way up the Tees and called it ‘Odin’s mountain.’ And let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want to flock to this hill? It’s been a draw for everyone in the region, bringing people of all ages and backgrounds together to climb its distinctive half-cone summit.




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