Category Archives: Flags

Wharfe’s Mouth Ness

Last night I slept at the Westernmost point of the East Riding at Wharfe’s Mouth Ness near Cawood.  What a great place for a night in my bivy bag.

Posted in Bivy Bag, East Riding, Extreme Points, Flags

Greave Clough Head Walk

Today in glorious sunshine I enjoyed my first real walk since spraining my ankle. For the second time I visited Greave Clough Head, the Westernmost point of both the West Riding and Yorkshire. The purpose of this visit was to take … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Points, Flags, West Riding, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Boundary

South Gare

South Gare sits at the mouth of the River Tees and is the most North Easterly point of the North Riding. This morning the North Riding flag was flown for the first time in North East Yorkshire. I was joined … Continue reading

Posted in Flags, North Riding

Docker Knott

The River Lunn forms the boundary between Yorkshire and Westmorland. The boundary continues onto Carlingill Beck which runs down Carlin Gill from the watershed. On top of the watershed is Docker Knott the Northernmost point of the West Riding. The climb … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Points, Flags, West Riding, Yorkshire Boundary

Swarth Fell Pike

After my night sleeping on the rock of Filey Brigg Island, the Easternmost point of the North Riding, I drove over one hundred miles to Swarth Fell Pike the Westernmost of the North Riding to spend a night in my bivy … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Points, Flags, North Riding, West Riding, Yorkshire Boundary

Tyke’s Way Walk

After the unfurling of the North Riding flag a small group walked to Tykes Way, the Northernmost point of the North Riding and Yorkshire. The remains of what appear to be a round house is typical of the Holwick region. … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Points, Flags, North Riding, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Boundary

The Cheviot – Northumberland

The Cheviot, the county top of Northumberland, is one of the bleakest nights I have enjoyed in my bivy. County: Northumberland Highest Point: The Cheviot Height (ft): 2674 Height (m): 815 Grid Reference:NT9090420522 Dates Slept On: 14/15 October 2011

Posted in Bivy Bag, County Tops, Flags