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Graham Lee – Archaeology Officer

Further to my last blog post, here are some more examples of enthralling LiDAR imagery from the North York Moors. 605 more words

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Where to Go and What to See: The North York Moors #3

Runswick Bay

Often found on postcards, Runswick Bay is pretty much picture perfect. But, in Winter… it’s like a post-apocalypse seaside village. Probably 90% of cottages are holiday rentals, so it was dead. 400 more words


Where to Go and What to See: The North York Moors #2


Sandsend, a tranquil seaside village near Whitby. Swarmed with tourists in Summer, and dog-walkers in Winter, it’s a top tourist attraction in the North York Moors. 247 more words


Goathland and Beck Hole...

We spent a good day up in the Goathland area of the North York Moors today, enjoying firstly a wander around the Moorgates area of Goathland Moor, and then moving down to the village itself and wandering down to Beck Hole via Darnholm and back up again via the old railway incline. 746 more words


Bigger and Better Dark Skies Festival

The 2018 Dark Skies Festival takes place between 9 – 25 February in Northumberland, North York Moors, South Downs and Yorkshire Dales. It has been expanded from nine to 17 days and the extra time will be filled with new activities, such as a night-time zip-wire experience, night-time walking, running and gravel biking, and expert-led stargazing from historical landmarks fuelled by local food and drink. 52 more words


Maps drawn for studies - Brown Hills

Brown Hill. One of the most numerous and most remakable of our British survivals. I had long suspected that it was Celtic but until I examined the hills so designated I obtained no clue to its origin…I concluded therefore that it was derived from the Welsh…

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The Legend of the Giant's Lapstone

A giant lived in a cave near the top of Stony Ridge. He was a kindly bloke, a cordwainer by trade. The giant had a daughter who is described by Blakeborough as  646 more words

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