Category Archives: North Riding

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

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

Filey Brigg Island

On Tuesday, for the first time since September, I spent a night in my bivy bag. This was the first of three bivy bag nights this week and was at the stunning Filey Brigg Island – the Easternmost Point of the … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Points, North Riding

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

Tyke’s Way

My first in a bivy bag in Yorkshire was on 30/31 October 2010 at Tyke’s Way, the Northernmost point of Yorkshire. Am I the first person to enter Yorkshire at its Northernmost point? Not that I recommend it. I walked across the … Continue reading

Posted in Bivy Bag, Extreme Points, North Riding, Welcome To Yorkshire, Yorkshire