Out & About …

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

Day: 23 November 2021

  • Lammerside Castle

    Lammerside Castle

    In the Mallerstang valley overlooking the River Eden, the ruined Lammerside Castle dates from the 14th-century. It is a Peel-house, a fortified house built by a lesser landowner to protect his family, livestock, and retainers against predatory raids. Life in the Middles Ages was hazardous, particularly so in Northern England where a state of insecurity […]