Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Between the Tees and A66; CALDWELL, HUTTON MAGNA & OVINGTON

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Between the Tees and A66; CALDWELL, HUTTON MAGNA & OVINGTON

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Byline: Bob Woodhouse

ASERIES of footpaths, bridleways and quiet roads offer the chance to explore attractive countryside and village settings in the sector of North Yorkshire between the River Tees and the A66.

Starting from the Brownlow Arms at Caldwell we cross the public road to follow the lane directly opposite past The Old School and the buildings of Caldwell Farm, on the right, to a wooden gate leading into a field.

Continuing ahead with a fence on our left and hedge on the right we pass through a metal field gate and walk along the top of the next field to cross a stile in the wire fence. Directly ahead we climb a ladder stile over the wall and follow the lower route below the grassy slope on our right.

At the junction of routes we bear to the right to reach a metal gate on the right of the white-walled property and then turn left through the yard. Passing through a metal field gate in the top left corner we continue ahead through a wooden gate and past hurdles.

There is an area of woodland on our left as we walk along the top edge of the slope with a hedge on our right side to cross a stile before passing a house at East Middleton, left.

Heading through a metal gate, we bear left to join a stony track running to the right for about a hundred yards and then pass through a gap in the hedge on our left.

Continuing ahead across the next field we reach a track and turn right with an area of woodland at Little Hutton on our left.

Our route soon swings left around the wood to reach a roadway where we turn right for about 20 yards before taking a left turn into woodland on our left.

Following the field edge ahead we reach a gap in the hedge on our right and pass through to bear left with views of Hutton Magna directly ahead.

At the next field boundary we bear to the right for about 20 yards to cross a stile on our left and then walk ahead along the field edge to make our way through a gap in the wall. …

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