Interesting places to visit, places to stay, good walking in the North York Moors National Park
Lots pleasant villages and walks in the Valley of the River Esk to the west of Whitby as it winds its way down from highest parts of the North York Moors.
1. Castleton (1) Winter scenes around the village (see also pages 9, 21a-d, 31, 32 & 34)
2. Westerdale (1) Scenes of the environs (see also pages 7, 12, 16 & 23)
3. Danby Dale (1) Danby Village and environs including Ainthorpe (see also page 6, 25-30 and 33)
4. Commondale (1) Scenes around the village (see also pages 18 & 24)
A few Esk Valley Railway Line Connections!
* Recommended books and maps with district and regional connections *
The excellent walking guides "Walks on the North York Moors" Books 1 & 2 by Jack Keighley
The very good "Walks on the North York Moors - Walking Country - Western" by Paul Hannon,
... "Walks on the North York Moors - Walking Country - Southern" by Paul Hannon,
and "Walks on the North York Moors - Book Three - Eskdale and the Coast" by Paul Hannon
"On foot in the North York Moors" 35 classic walks by Alan Hall
The Dalesman mini-book "Walking on the North York Moors" compiled by the Ramblers Association (North Yorkshire & South Durham Area, some good ideas but poor on maps)
"Ten Scenic Walks around Rosedale, Farndale and Hutton-le-Hole" by J. Brian Beadle.
The Dalesman mini-book "Exploring the North York Moors" by Malcolm Boyes is a useful location summary guide.
"The Yorkshire Moors and Dales" by Rob Talbot and Robin Whiteman
"Yorkshire Landscapes" by Rob Talbot and Robin Whiteman
and the essential ...
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map OL 26 North York Moors - Western Area (1:25000, 6 cm/2.5 inches per mile, 4 cm per km)
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map OL 27 North York Moors - Eastern Area (1:25000, 6 cm/2.5 inches per mile, 4 cm per km)
Ordnance Survey Map Touring Map 2 North York Moors (1:50000/63360, 2.5 cm/1 inch per mile, good for plotting motoring route and finding places)
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