Ox Pasture Hall Hotel
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Travel Blogs from North York Moors National Park
Picking up our hire car I knew then that what had been for the last sixteen days was over. We had walked the surface and the contour of the Earth, each foot step solidly placed on rock, pebble, moor and peat, over creek and stream and through mud. We had felt the sting of the sun and the stifling humidity. We had been drenched to the skin and cold, we had walked amongst the clouds and seen the mist roll in from the sea. Pheasant, sheep and cows ...
... for an hour in moorland then descended sharply into the pretty village of Littlebeck. From there we entered Little Beck Wood, described as a stunning 65 acre woodland of oak trees, deer, badges, foxes and bird life galore. For us it was damp, slippery, and dark. Had the weather been brighter it would have been better appreciated. We stopped briefly at a waterfall to eat our lunch then moved on. Standing still for 15 minutes in the drizzle we felt cold but walking ...
... but eventually to our left the moors gave way to dales, Great Fryup (seriously!) and Glaisdale. The walk from then on got better. We stopped at tea rooms as we walked into Glaisdale, then headed on to look at Beggar's Bridge. From there we took a short walk through East Arncliffe Wood along the Esk River into Egton Bridge where we stay tonight. With rain forecast for tomorrow it looks like we will be finishing as we started with a cliff top walk in the ...
... have improved dramatically. Much of the way has been along paved paths, built we learnt with the flag stones from demolished cotton mills. Today's path was wide and sandy, joining the old dismantled Rosedale railway all the way to Blakey Ridge. There were loads of people on it. A community marathon had sweaty tattooed creatures passing us regularly, then there were the cyclists, other trekkers, weekend walkers and even a couple of trail bikes competing for the ...
... impressive cluster of boulders on the side of Hasty Bank. We paused here momentarily for a drink and a photo then pressed on to White Hill. This was the hill from which we needed to call our B&B to arrange pick up at Clay Bank Top. There is no accommodation there necessitating a short car ride to Chop Gate for our overnight stay. We had a very pleasant walk indeed. One of the highlights since leaving the ...