Scarborough – Guide

Scarborough – Guide

Scarborough North Bay Scarborough has two bays, North and South, each quite different. The North Bay is quieter of the two bays and has a wide expanse of sandy beach at low tide. I usually walk from the southern end (Marine Drive and headland) to the Sea Life Sanctuary (white triangular buildings). This takes you past the Freddie Gilroy sculpture, cafes, flats, shops, beach huts, miniature railway and back. The beach is quite busy at…

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Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Above image of Rudston Monolith thanks to Mum’s taxi, Wikimedia Commons Rudston Monolith All Saints churchyard in Rudston, East Yorkshire is home to Britain’s tallest, prehistoric standing stone. It’s a bit of a mystery why the stone is relatively unknown. The times I’ve visited, I’ve been the only person in the churchyard. The stone stands about 8 metres high, is nearly 2 metres wide and is estimated to weigh about 40 tonnes. There was an…

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Hundred Islands National Park – Travel Guide

Hundred Islands National Park – Travel Guide

Introduction. One of the main attractions in the Philippines, the Hundred Islands National Park is located just to the west of Lingayen Gulf in northwestern Luzon. A geological area of interest, the Park is the ideal location for a weekend away. The group of 124 islands (123 at high tide) is just off the coast of Lucap, close to the city of Alaminos. They are all small and made from Coraline (coral & limestone). A…

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Walk from Sandsend to Runswick Bay along the Cleveland Way

Walk from Sandsend to Runswick Bay along the Cleveland Way

The coast walk from Sandsend to Runswick Bay is about 4 and a half miles in length. The walk is an undulating route along the cliffs with stunning vistas at several points. In particular, the view from Kettleness towards the sweeping bay at Runswick has to be one of the best views on the Yorkshire Coast. Sandsend. This route starts at the car park near the northern end of Sandsend beach. Look out for the…

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