North York Moors Two-Abbey Tour (Day 1)

11th June 2022 Map, Route Details & Downloads on With 40 mph winds suddenly and unexpectedly forecast for the Cheviots in Northern England, Diane and I made a quick decision to abandon our planned camping trip to Wooler, in Northumberland, and drive the short distance back home for a re-think. An hour-and-a-half later we …

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Marking the Parish Boundaries

If you’re walking through Teesdale on the Teesdale Way you’re bound to encounter pairs of what look like milk churns or chimney pots, split down the middle and usually rust-red in colour. Inscribed vertically on each are the place names of the Teesdale parishes whose boundaries they mark: Middleton-in-Teesdale, Eggleston, Romaldkirk, Hunderthwaite, Cotherstone, Lartingon, Barnard …

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