The Lockton and Cawthorne Banks walk in the North York Moors

North-west from Lockton to Levisham, then across to Newton-on-Rawcliffe via Levisham Station. West to Cawthorne Banks and through the Roman Practice Works onto Bradley Road. Back to Lockton by way of West Dike Road, Keldgate Road and Farwath Road. A 12-mile walk in the North York Moors.


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A mid-morning snack near Keldgate Slack, just west of Levisham.


The view north-west down to Levisham Station and through the Newton Dale valley.


Levisham Station, on George Stephenson’s Whitby to Pickering railway line.

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Looking north-east from Newton Banks towards Levisham Bottoms.


The village of Newton-on-Rawcliffe.

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Lunch at Cawthorne Banks.


Viewing platform on the site of the Roman Practice Works, Cawthorne Banks.


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