The Hambleton Hills have seem human activities nearly as long as there have been humans in Britain. You'll find a famous Iron Age fort at Sutton Bank, and the Drove Road that connected Scotland to Northern England that runs over the ridgeline is now known as the Cleveland Way.
They have also been important to more modern culture, with William Wordsworth writing the poem "Composed After a Journey Across the Hambleton Hills, Yorkshire" in 1802, and author Alf Wight (better known by his pen name James Herriot) wrote his "All Creatures Great and Small" book series after living in the nearby market town of Thirsk and working in the hills.
This photograph was submitted to Geograph by Gordon Hatton.
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