Out & About …

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

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  • The Hand Stone on Urra Moor

    The Hand Stone on Urra Moor

    Urra Moor has the highest point on the North York Moors. Fly east, keeping the same height and you won’t touch land again until the Ural Mountains. When an east wind blows this can be a bleak spot. The name ‘Urra’ probably comes from the old English ‘horh’ meaning phlegm or filth, perhaps an indication […]