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

Posted in Bivy Bag, Tripoint, West Riding, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Boundary

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

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

Spurn Point

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

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

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

Posted in Bivy Bag, Extreme Points, West Riding, Yorkshire

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

Posted in Bivy Bag, Extreme Points, West Riding, Yorkshire

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