Circular walk to Malo Cross and Blakey Topping from Saltergate Car park (7 km)

Circular walk to Malo Cross and Blakey Topping from Saltergate Car park (7 km)

This walk to Malo Cross and Blakey Topping is full of interest and variety and goes through a mixture of different landscapes – woodland, fields and moorland. The terrain is fairly easy going with one short, steep climb up Blakey Topping and an easy, moderate climb up towards Malo Cross. The walk is on good paths and tracks with no navigational difficulties. If you have a dog there are a number of stiles and gates…

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Polperro – Picturesque Harbour Village

Polperro – Picturesque Harbour Village

The small port of Polperro lies just south of Looe. The village sits in between a small gap in the cliffs with rows of old stone cottages branching out from the harbour. A small brook flows through the village, passing under stone bridges before entering the harbour under an old Saxon some say Roman stone bridge next to the House on the Props, which itself overhangs the brook. Polperro definitely lives up to its reputation…

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The Cleveland Way – Sutton Bank to Osmotherly (18 km)

The Cleveland Way – Sutton Bank to Osmotherly (18 km)

From Sutton Bank, the Cleveland Way continues northwards along the western edge of the North York Moors National Park. There are excellent views including the “Finest View in England” encountered shortly after starting out. This even has its own viewing platform. Views from here stretch across the plains towards the distant Pennines. The route follows part of the Hambleton Drove Road for a few miles. This is an ancient upland thoroughfare. The final part of…

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Thixendale & Wharram Percy- Figure of Eight Walk in the Heart of The Wolds (12.5 km)

Thixendale & Wharram Percy- Figure of Eight Walk in the Heart of The Wolds (12.5 km)

Thixendale sits in a secluded location far away from a main road and is accessible only by narrow lanes. This walk explores the valleys and ridges that lie between Thixendale and Wharram Percy, the open arable hilltops contrasting with the narrow grassland valleys. The walk leaves Thixendale at the western end using the Wolds Way near Manor Farm and returns from Wharram Percy to the eastern end of the village using the Centenary Way. If…

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