Category Archives: Yorkshire
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
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
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
As Spurn Point is one of my favourite places in the East Riding I welcomed the opportunity to enjoy a night there on 29/30 January 2011 as part of my challenge to sleep at the seven extreme points of Yorkshire. The … Continue reading
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
Greave Clough Head
For those who like their nights in a bivy bag rugged, bleak and challenging a night bedded down at Greave Clough Head, the Westernmost Point of Yorkshire, may appeal. I look forward to hearing from anyone who attempts it! My night there … Continue reading
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
Mickle Fell – Yorkshire
County: Yorkshire Highest Point: Mickle Fell Height (ft): 2,585 Height (m): 788 Grid Reference: NY8058224534 Dates Slept On: 6/7 November 2010 My Yorkshire flag at the summit of my beloved Yorkshire. Route to Mickle Fell across the rugged Pennine range.
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