North York Moors CAM

Sunday 6th February 2000

Today's walk ( with work colleagues from BASF Wilton )

Chop Gate - Urra Moor - Clay Bank - Seave Green


 

track to William Beck Farm

We start with a steady climb up the track to William Beck Farm

 

looking back to William Beck Farm

looking back north-west to William Beck Farm and the northern end of Bilsdale before . . . .

 

Black Intake on Nab End Moor

. . . . emerging onto Black Intake on Nab End Moor

 

re-grouping!

Not resting, just re-grouping !!

 

looking west to Tripsdale

Looking west to Tripsdale from Nab End Moor . . . .

 

Bilsdale East Moor

. . . . and back south towards Bilsdale East Moor

 

Cold Moor and Hasty Bank

Cold Moor (top left) and Hasty Bank from Urra Moor

 

Urra Moor

As we continued north on Urra Moor this section became very wet and boggy and one or two ended up with damp feet!!

 

Urra Moor

As we near the end of the boggy section, Roseberry Topping comes into view on the horizon

 

Urra, Cold Moor & Hasty Bank

The hamlet and farming community of Urra with Cold Moor and Hasty Bank beyond

 

Hasty Bank from Urra Moor

Another view of Cold Moor and Hasty Bank from Urra Moor

 

Hasty Bank from Cleveland Way

We now join the Cleveland Way for about a mile and start the descent to Clay Bank (bottom right)

 

view from Carr Ridge

A last look north towards Roseberry Topping and Easby Moor from Carr Ridge

 

Hasty Bank

A last look at Hasty Bank from just above Clay Bank

 

heading south to Urra

We now head back southwards towards Urra

 

road from Urra to Seave Green

The quiet road from Urra to the village of Seave Green
- the grass verges on this section were teeming with snowdrops, a sign of an early spring ?

 

Buck Inn, Chop Gate

Finally we reach our destination, the Buck Inn at Chop Gate, for an enjoyable pint!

 


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