Category Archives: West Riding

West Riding Extreme Points Challenge

Last Thursday when I spent the night in my bivy bag at the most Easterly point of the West Riding I completed my challenge to spend a night at the five extreme points of the West Riding. North – Docker … Continue reading

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Adlingfleet Drain

On Thursday 2nd July I spent the night in my bivy bag at the Easternmost point of the West Riding which is near to the Adlingfleet Drain, south of Blacktoft Sands on the River Trent.

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Tripoint 5 – Lancashire – Westmorland – Yorkshire

The tripoint of  Lancashire, Westmorland and Yorkshire is marked by the county stone. In the photo below Yorkshire is to the right of the wall (the largest part of course), Westmorland is to the top left and Lancashire the bottom left. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Whernside

The mountains of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-gent are collectively known as the Yorkshire Three Peaks. But it will come as a surprise to many that they are not the three highest peaks in Yorkshire. This honour goes to Mickle Fell, Whernside and … Continue reading

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