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The Fryup Dales

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  • Explore the 2 Fryup Dales
  • Historical settlements on Danby Rigg
  • Combine, river, woods and moorland

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I recall looking deeply in to the Fryup Dales on the Coast to Coast walk in a late October evening and they oozed a sense of peacefullness and tranquility, almost emptiness and I vowed to explore them further at some other date. This I managed on a bright late summer day and I was not disappointed. The Heads is the high ridge separating Great Fryup from Little Fryup and fortunately there is a bridleway passing along its length; ideal for offering a proper all round perspective. Similarly the return over Danby Rigg with its standing stones and excellent views is the best way to finish the walk.

Recommend: Do try and walk the high ground here rather than stick to the lower roads which, aside form endless tarmac walking, could really be along any York Moors dale.

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OS Map: O/S 1.25,000. OL27 North York Moors east Buy Map
Start Point: NZ 708087. Danby has plenty of plces to park, cross the river and take the first left.
Height to Climb: 232 ms (761 feet)
Terrain: There are good paths over the Heads and Danby Rigg with quiet roads inbetween
Eating & Drinking: The Duke of Wellington in Danby or the Fox & Hounds in nearby Ainthorpe offer a good choice of places to eat and drink.
Similar Walks Nearby: Beacon Hill from Danby
Moors over Glaisdale
Villages of the Esk Valley
Places to Stay:

 

Church House Farm Cottages, DanbyChurch House Farm B & B, Danby




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