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Yorkshire Moors
Yorkshire Moors

Yorkshire Moors 1950

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Yorkshire Moors 1950

9 mins United Kingdom

A nature lover's paradise lays in wait for a mother and daughter enjoying a day's excursion on the North York Moors. This idyllic amateur film shows the landscape at its late-summer best, in sun-drenched purples and greens. Among the bell-heather and whortleberries, the moors reveal their well-kept secrets: ancient burial grounds, wandering becks, the timeless moorland village of Castleton, Beggar's Bridge at Glaisdale, the well-trodden Roman Road at Wheeldale Moor and, nestled between the moors and the North Sea, the red roofs and fishing boats of Whitby.

The North York Moors became a national park in 1952 - two years after this film was shot - and is one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the country.

Genres

Travelogue Amateur film

Tags

North York Moors

Released

1950

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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