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About the Howardian Hills

The Howardian Hills lie to the south of the North York Moors National Park, stretching from Helmsley in the North, Coxwold in the West to Kirkham Priory and the River Derwent in the South East.

Agriculture

Arable, wheat, corn, barley, potatoes

Undulating potato field

Woodland

Old Beech, Oak and Scotch Pine

 

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The soft, rolling hills are covered in a quilt of arable fields, green pasture and new and mature woodland.

Douglas Fir

The Howardian Hills are home to 79 square miles of an AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and includes the stately homes of Castle Howard, Hovingham Hall, Newburgh Priory and Nunnington Hall.

Horseshoe fungi

The geology of the Howardian Hills is a mixture of Jurassic, Cretaceous, Quaternary

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