Out & About …

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

Tag: Shore

  • Whitby Abbey from Sandsend

    Whitby Abbey from Sandsend

    A right rowelly day at Sandsend. A great day for a walk on the beach. Down the coast, Whitby Abbey stands grandly on the cliffs veiled by the spray kicked up by the tummelly sea. Founded by Hild, the daughter of a Deiran prince, in the late 650s, the Abbey is most famous for the…

  • A lone Redshank amongst a flock of sleeping Oystercatchers

    A lone Redshank amongst a flock of sleeping Oystercatchers

    A mooch around South Gare at the mouth of the Tees. Twitchers were twitching over a black-throated diver. Apparently. But it was so far away I couldn’t make out any detail. Could well have been a cormorant as far as I knew. Instead, a lone Redshank amongst a flock of sleeping Oystercatchers caught my attention.…

  • “When The Boat Comes In”

    “When The Boat Comes In”

    Come here, my little Jacky Now I’ve smoked my backey Let’s have a bit crackey Till the boat comes in Dance to thy daddy, sing to thy mammy, Dance to thy daddy, to thy mammy sing; Thou shalt have a fishy on a little dishy, Thou shalt have a fishy when the boat comes in.…

  • Huntcliff Foot, Saltburn

    Huntcliff Foot, Saltburn

    Low tide and a late evening saunter along the shore below Huntcliff. Super lighting in the golden hour but the sunset fizzled out. Open Space Web-Map builder Code

  • Saltburn Pier

    Saltburn Pier

    “Forth, Tyne, Dogger: East 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in Forth and Dogger, veering southeast 4 or 5 later. Rough, occasionally very rough later in Forth and Dogger. Occasional rain. Moderate or good”. A late afternoon walk on the beach at Saltburn with the tide on the turn. Breezy and big seas.

  • Ceann a' Chreagain

    Ceann a' Chreagain

    Loch Gairloch in the gloaming, the last of the light after the sun has set. In the distance the hills of Torridon.