9. A circular walk from Sinnington Village via Appleton-le-Moors
These pictures illustrate Walk 20 described in "Walks on the North Yorks Moors" by Jack Keighley
Essentially you walk north from Sinnington Village on the east side of the River Seven through lanes, woods and meadows, then swing round west crossing the River Seven at Appleton Mill farm, climbing up to Appleton-le-Moors Village and heading down back to Sinnington meeting up with the west bank of the River Seven.
Sinnington village on the banks of the River Seven - You can park on the right by the River Seven and call in at the ...
... Fox and Hounds Fox Country Inn before or after the walk.
The road leading up to All Saints Church. Going straight on (left in the top right picture) you can take a road ==> track to Appleton-le-Moors.
On our way out of Sinnington we passed a curious cat!
Walking along the east bank of the River Seven through Spring Bank Wood and the Cropton Banks Wood.
Lovely meadows between the woodland north of Sinnington.
Wild orchids - e.g. common purple orchid.
The cottage by the ford and river
You cross a footbridge to the west side of the River Seven.
Heading down to cross the River Seven at Appleton Mill Farm.
Quite a fine wooden footbridge.
This is very much a working farming rural landscape.
Appleton Mill farm is also into charcoal production.
APPLETON-LE-MOORS is described on page 4
Heading down out of Appleton-le-Moors village to return to Sinnington.
Most pleasant walking, especially in spring.
The beautiful meadow fields below Bishop Hagg Wood.
The steep wooded slopes of Hagg Scar down to the river at 'Sun Seven'.
Looking back into Bishop Hag Wood.
Lovely autumn colours near where you rejoin the river
You finally meet up with the River Seven again.
Entering Sinnington village.
Back to the car park by the bridge over the River Seven.
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