North Yorkshire Moors

Westerdale through Rosedale – North Yorkshire Moors

I took a drive out over the North Yorkshire moors, starting at Castleton and heading towards Hutton-le-Hole.

North Yorkshire Moors - Westerdale near Castleton
North Yorkshire Moors – Westerdale near Castleton
Views over Rosedale

Rosedale used to be an industrial area in the 19th century where iron ore was mined and baked in kilns, the remains of which are still visible to this day.



Scottish Blackface sheep in Westerdale, North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

The lambs by this time of year are getting quite big, their horns are starting to grow out. They do however still have the same inquisitive playfulness!

Hutton-le-Hole – North Yorkshire Moors

Hutton-le-Hole is a charming little village on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, a good place to grab an ice cream and a cold beer on a sunny day. It has a wide open village green with a stream running through the centre where children paddle on warm days and a number of local craft shops. The church dating 1934 is open for visitors.

Hutton-le-Hole - Church
Hutton-le-Hole – Church




The North Yorkshire Moors National Park tourist site has a lot of information about the local area.