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May 16, 2012 - Brimham Rocks and Studley Royal

Today we headed to Brimham Rocks. These are a collection of weird rock formations caused by the Millstone Grit found in Yorkshire being eroded by water, glaciations and wind, most of which have achieved amazing shapes. We wandered round these strange formations and were amused by some of the names given to them such as Dancing Bear, Anvil etc. The other benefit of visiting the rocks was the great views of the surrounding countryside and we could almost see York Minster as it was quite a clear day. After lunch we headed to Fountains Abbey...

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