Diary

North York Moors Two-Abbey Tour (Day 1)

11th June 2022 Map, Route Details & Downloads on Plotaroute.com 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 …

North York Moors Two-Abbey Tour (Day 1) Read More »

Is Cash Force Northern England’s most underrated waterfall?

If I’d read it anywhere other than in Russell Bulman’s Introduction to the Geology of Alston Moor I’d have assumed that Cash Force was a dodgy pay-day loans company and not the remote but spectacular waterfall it actually is. Russell goes on to say that, while flowing off the northern slopes of Cross Fell (the …

Is Cash Force Northern England’s most underrated waterfall? Read More »

Bastle Hunting at Allenheads

Saturday 05/09/20 Historically, the counties and shires along the border of England and Scotland have seen their fair share of conflict. Never more so than during the medieval period when for several centuries, national armies and predatory familial bands known as Reivers would decimate those individuals or communities unfortunate enough to fall within their area …

Bastle Hunting at Allenheads Read More »

Scroll to Top