Old Maps of Mortehoe

Historic Maps of Mortehoe and the local area.

I grew up in Woolacombe and Mortehoe but my most vivid memories was living in the bungalow of Castle Rock, scrambling down the cliffs to Combesgate Beach with my surf board from Bert Yoe's. My parents, the Gandertons had bought the hotel after the war & worked like mad during the summer months, with (...Read full memory)

Every year from 1968 to 1975 we used to make the annual pilgrimage from our home in Saddleworth near Huddersfield to the Casle Rock. In the early days, before the motorway was built, it used to take us two days with an overnight stay at Stroud, but boy was it worth it when you arrived; two weeks of sheer bliss. I (...Read full memory)