North York Moors CAM

Monday 10th January 2000

Today's walk: Hutton Village - Highcliff Nab - Roseberry Topping - Hanging Stone

 


 

Hutton Village is tucked away in the corner of Guisborough and Hutton Lowcross Woods
- the terraced houses were built to house the miners who worked in the old ironstone mines
that once thrived in these parts. More modern houses have been built in the village since.

 

Much evidence still remains of the industrial past

 

After climbing the forestry track, looking north, a view of Eston Moor in the far distance

 

We then reach Highcliff Nab and . . . .

 

. . . . admire the view north from the top with Guisborough spread out below . . . .

 

. . . . and then east with distant Warsett Hill just visible in the top left of the photo

 

The Cleveland Way continues east towards the coast but we turn and . . . .

 

. . . . faced with a threatening sky . . .

 

. . . venture out onto Gisborough Moor

 

Much of the Cleveland Way has been paved in these boggy areas

 

Looking back east towards Highcliff Wood and Highcliffe Farm

 

A mile or so further on looking south, Captain Cook's Monument is prominent on Easby Moor
with Urra Moor (left) and Hasty Bank (right) visible in the far distance

 

Our first glimpse of the 'back' (east side) of Roseberry Topping

 

Two more views of Roseberry Topping - we'll go to the top another day!

 

We go back through the forest to emerge at . . . .

 

. . . . our final viewpoint of the day - the Hanging Stone.

 

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