Out & About …

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

Tag: view

  • “At our feet lay the little village of Newton …”

    “At our feet lay the little village of Newton …”

    In 1887, an account of one person’s ascent of Roseberry Topping appeared in the Leeds Mercury. Unfortunately the identity of the correspondent is unreadable: “… After a brief survey of the ruins [Guisborough Priory] we proceeded to Pinchinthorpe, whence we had a pleasant walk to the village of Newton, and leaving the village green and…

  • View from Solomon’s Temple to Oak Dale

    View from Solomon’s Temple to Oak Dale

    It would have been a fine view that greeted Matthew Walker when he emerged each morning from his farm at Solomon’s Temple. His eyes might follow Slape Stones Beck down to its confluence with Oak Dale. The farmstead stood on the Hambleton Drove Road at an eminence at the top of Stony Bank. A ruin…

  • View to Rùm from Beinn Resipol

    View to Rùm from Beinn Resipol

    Beinn Resipol is a relentless climb, gradually getting steeper and steeper nearing the summit. But the views are well worth the climb. Super if today a little hazy. The loch is Loch Sliel, connected to the sea by the short River Shiel. In the distance is the island of Rùm. The name Bienn Resipol shows…

  • View from The Wainstones

    View from The Wainstones

    As the early morning clouds swirled around the tops of the Cleveland Hills the ubiquitous yellow fields of rapeseed dominated the view onto the plain below. Rapeseed was originally only grown for machine oil as it was too bitter for human consumption but new strains developed in the 70s made the oil more palatable. In…

  • Tidkinhow Slack

    Tidkinhow Slack

    Late evening walk across Guisborough Moor. The view is NNE across the small stream known as Tidkinhow Slack to Boosbeck, Brotton and the North Sea beyond. Tidkinhow Farm, located on the rise across the field, is almost at the same height above sea level as from where I was standing. It must be quite exposed yet I…

  • Carlton Bank

    Carlton Bank

    Descending from Carlton Moor to Lord Stones Country Park. Stokesley industrial estate is in the distant centre.