Little Fryup Dale

High Lane, linking the neat fields of the eastern side of Little Fryup Dale escaped designation as a Public Bridleway. The dry stone walls probably date from the late 18th/early 19th centuries when the fields would have been created under the Parliamentary Enclosure Acts. On the west side of Heads, that separates the dales of Little and Great Fryup, Danby Crag is in shadow, A pair of buzzards circled overheard, mewing in the spring sunshine. All quiet and peaceful but soon to be disturbed by a motorcycle competition.

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