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32. Castleton (5) The village streets, buildings, trains, activities and animals!

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A wonderful scenic venue for playing a game of bowls at Castleton Bowls Club, with the crown green looking out over beautiful Danby Dale in August 2012

View of Castleton from the Howe




Old Man's Park.


The older houses at the bottom of Church Street, Castleton. One is dated 1681.



Looking up High Street - Higher Castleton.


Castleton County Primary School and the Old Schoolhouse.



The guardian of the children's playground!


Looking down High Street.



Primrose Hill and the Millennium Stone.




Above a doorway on Primrose Hill is piece of medieval stonework - part of a frieze from ???


Primrose Hill in deep winter.


The road down to the station which winds its way round the Norman Motte and Bailey of the original 'Danby Castle'.


The road bridge across to the station.


The Eskdale Inn.


The Downe Arms pub.



The Castleton Tea Rooms cafe has now moved to the "Old Chapel Tearoom" on High Street.


The old British Legion before conversion to a private house, we used to play snooker there!


The Church of St Michael and St George.


The War Memorial on The Howe.



The lamas of Castleton!





Alpaca's in the summer in the fields below the village.


Castleton Station on the Esk Valley Railway Line serving Middlesbrough to Whitby passengers.

A special NYMR steam train passing through Castleton.


Winter on the Esk Valley Railway as a train approaches Castleton from Whitby.


Looking down onto Castleton Cricket Ground.





Wandels Lane.


Daffodils by Danby Beck.


Hutton misspelt!


Looking down to Dibble Bridge.







The Castleton Co-Op and what was Castleton's Country Store (now a hair dressing salon).


Castleton Village, North York Moors, North Yorkshire, England: Hareslack, is lovely holiday cottage to rent set down in the fields below Castleton, a ridge village on the North Yorkshire Moors in the North York Moors National Park part of the Upper Esk Valley. The converted barn conversion has been done very tastefully with pleasant views out onto the fields and meadows. You also have the company of a variety of chickens and horses and a most friendly host.


Much good walking in nearby Danby dale, Westerdale and Commondale.
The pretty Primrose Hill, Castleton, North Yorkshire

The Castleton Old Chapel Tearoom, Castleton, North Yorkshire, England. Plenty of good food, friendly service, the adjacent pretty Primrose Hill, one of the oldest parts of Castleton, and much good walking in nearby Danby Dale, Westerdale and Commondale on the North York Moors - As good a centre as any for taking a holiday in the North York Moors National Park

The Danby-Castleton Park Wood of Downy birch trees

The picturesque cricket ground, Castleton

The Downe Arms, Castleton, North Yorkshire

The Downe Arms Hotel (left), next to the post office in Castleton village, North Yorkshire, also offers a good 'warmly' served pub grub after watching a summer cricket game at the most picturesque set ground, or, winter walking in the Castleton-Danby Park Wood of downy (downey) birch trees. The Eskdale Inn (below) was the original station hotel in the days of steam (bottom right - 75029 pulling out of Castleton Station over the road bridge above the Eskdale pub).

More Castleton Pictures 1. Castleton (1) winter scenes around the village * 9. Castleton (2) Views of Castleton from the surrounding countryside * 21a. Castleton (3) Pictures of Castleton Show 2007 * 21b. Castleton Show 2008 * 21c. Castleton Show 2010 * 21d. Castleton Village Street Party for Prince William & Kate's Wedding April 29th 2011 * 31. Castleton (4) Summer-Spring-Autumn scenes * 32. Castleton (5) The village streets, buildings, trains and animals! * 34. Danby-Castleton Winter December 2010-January 2011 *



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