We end the day with a look around the excellent national park centre in what used to be a shooting lodge. There are good displays on conservation of the national park, the moorland flora and fauna, as well as a new extended part which houses art works by local artists – Paul buys a lovely […]
Thursday 2nd August is another good weather day for walking, although we do have some dark clouds and a spot of rain in the afternoon. After a good breakfast we drive the short distance to the North York Moors National Park Centre at Danby Lodge where we pay £4.50 to park for the day. We […]
It is perfect walking conditions, dry with some sunshine and cloud with a breeze, so not sweltering. Do a 10 mile walk starting at Ainthorpe, down to Danby where we cross the River Esk and then follow the river through Eskdale walking through lovely wooded Danby park. We see a female adder as we come […]
On Wednesday 1st August, Yorkshire day, enjoy a one night away staying at the small village of Ainthorpe, not far from Danby by the River Esk, in a lovely pub called “The Fox and Hounds”. It only takes an hour to drive to the village from Scarborough.