Yorkshire

Norber Erratics

In geological terms, an erratic is a piece of rock that differs from the type of rock in the area in which it rests.  Usually these  are boulders that have been carried great distances by glaciers and deposited when the glaciers retreated.  At Norber, above the village of Austwick, there are a large number of grey…


Ribblehead

  North of Ingleton, the B6255 climbs to a height of over 300m as it passes between the mountains of Ingleborough and Whernside.  The most notable feature of this moorland pass is the viaduct at Ribblehead on the Settle to Carlisle railway.  The viaduct has 24 arches and is 400m long and 32m high.  It was…


Twistleton Scar

Twistleton Scar is located on the slopes of Whernside above Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales.  It is a limestone pavement with excellent views of Ingleborough, and has a few photogenic trees scattered about that give some excellent composition opportunities.  This is a good location both early in the morning and in the evening, though it…


West Burton Falls

West Burton Falls is a very scenic waterfall close to the village of West Burton in the Yorkshire Dales.  West Burton itself is a small village in Bishopdale, one of the smaller dales that runs into Wensleydale close to Aysgarth.  The falls, which are also known as Cauldron Falls,  can be visited very easily with…