Category Archives: Extreme Points

County Tops – Cairnpapple Hill

Cairnpapple Hill is the county top of West Lothian. County: West Lothian Hill: Cairnpapple Hill Height (ft): 1,024 Height (m): 312 Grid Reference: NS987711 Dates Slept On: 19/20 January 2014

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What A Year

2013 proved a highly successful year in ways I did not expect at the start of the year. My campaigns and projects went from strength. The successes included: Establishing the East Riding flag. Having the last Merseyside road sign removed. … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns, County Durham, County Tops, East Riding, Extreme Points, No Overnight Parking, North Riding, Scottish Islands, Tesco, West Riding, Yorkshire Boundary

Spurn Point – Most Southerly Point – East Riding

Having previously spent a night in January 2011 on the “elbow” of Spurn Point, the  Easternmost point of the East Riding and Yorkshire, I welcomed the opportunity to spend a bivy bag night at the southern tip. Spurn Point – Southerly Tip … Continue reading

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Greave Clough Head – Most Westerly Point – West Riding and Yorkshire

Today in glorious sunshine I enjoyed my first real walk since spraining my ankle. For the second time I visited Greave Clough Head, the most Westerly point of both the West Riding and Yorkshire. The purpose of this visit was to … Continue reading

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Docker Knott – Most Northerly Point – West Riding

The River Lunn forms the boundary between Yorkshire and Westmorland. The boundary continues onto Carlingill Beck which runs down Carlin Gill from the watershed. On top of the watershed is Docker Knott the most Northerly point of the West Riding. The … Continue reading

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Swarth Fell Pike – Most Westerly Point – North Riding

After my night sleeping on the rock of Filey Brigg Island, the most Easterly point of the North Riding, I drove over one hundred miles to Swarth Fell Pike the most Westerly point of the North Riding to spend a night … Continue reading

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Filey Brigg Island – Most Easterly Point – North Riding

On Tuesday, for the first time since September, I spent a night in my bivy bag. This was the first of three bivy bag nights this week and was at the stunning Filey Brigg Island – the most Easterly Point of … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Points, North Riding

Tyke’s Way – Most Northerly Point – North Riding and Yorkshire

After the unfurling of the North Riding flag a small group walked to Tykes Way, the most northerly point of the North Riding and Yorkshire. The remains of what appear to be a round house is typical of the Holwick … Continue reading

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Bivy Bag Nights – Bush Ground

Bush Ground is the county top of Huntingdonshire. Bush Ground is a field at which is part of Bottom Farm, at Covington. The field runs up to the border with Northamptonshire (and is just north of the three shires point of … Continue reading

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Bivy Bag Nights – Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout is the county top of Derbyshire. It is a high moorland plateau in the Dark Peak of the Derbyshire Peak District. For many years, workers in the factories of Manchester and the surrounding mill towns of south Lancashire … Continue reading

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