Out & About …

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

Tag: WW2

  • Starfish Decoy Command Bunker

    Starfish Decoy Command Bunker

    A rather gloomy morning and a fall back on a recycled subject. I last posted about this Starfish Decoy Command Bunker almost three years ago to the day. It looked a nice day then. Adjacent to the Hutton to Kildale track along Percy Rigg, this WW2 relic was one of 237 similar decoys around the […]

  • Pillbox, South Gare

    Pillbox, South Gare

    I went orienteering today … at South Gare, a complex area of sand dunes and reclaimed land created over 150 years of iron production. A bit rusty. Should have picked an easier area. A leg along the beach went past this World War II pillbox almost buried in the sand. Pillboxes were hastily constructed after the fall of […]

  • Mellon Charles

    Mellon Charles

    I first visited Loch Ewe in 2013 and was amazed on discovering its role in World War II. An unassuming role modestly portrayed in a few information boards scattered around its coast. WW2 remains abound, anti aircraft gun emplacements, military buildings and foundations. Loch Ewe is a deep sea loch and during the war it […]