Bridestones Moor

Address

12m S of Whitby
Pickering
Pickering
North Yorkshire
YO18 7LR

Contact

01723 870423

Details

The Bridestones and Crosscliff Estate covers an area of 488ha (1 205 acres) and is a mixture of farmland open moorland and woodland. Bridestones Moor – named after its peculiar rock formations created from sandstone laid down under the sea during the Jurassic period – is a SSSI and nature reserve with typical moorland vegetation including three species of heather an ancient woodland estimated to date from the end of the last Ice Age and herb-rich meadows. The Bridestones Nature Trail is approximately 1˝ml long and leads visitors through a range of habitats. Blakey Topping at the northern end of Crosscliff Moor is the result of massive erosion by glacial meltwater and today gives a superb 360-degree view from its summit.

Location of Bridestones Moor, Pickering

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Nearest station is Thirsk about 15 mile(s) away.

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Bridestones Moor

Address

12m S of Whitby
Pickering
Malton
North Yorkshire
YO18 7LR

Contact

01723 870423

Details

The Bridestones and Crosscliff Estate covers an area of 488ha (1 205 acres) and is a mixture of farmland open moorland and woodland. Bridestones Moor – named after its peculiar rock formations created from sandstone laid down under the sea during the Jurassic period – is a SSSI and nature reserve with typical moorland vegetation including three species of heather an ancient woodland estimated to date from the end of the last Ice Age and herb-rich meadows. The Bridestones Nature Trail is approximately 1˝ml long and leads visitors through a range of habitats. Blakey Topping at the northern end of Crosscliff Moor is the result of massive erosion by glacial meltwater and today gives a superb 360-degree view from its summit.

Location of Bridestones Moor, Malton

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Thirsk about 15 mile(s) away.

What's nearby Bridestones Moor, Malton