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A selection of images of our wonderful landscape and heritage features, our past events and some of the people involved in the Land of Iron.

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The 19th-century ironstone mining boom had a huge effect on the North York Moors – a story being told by our Landscape Partnership scheme known as ‘Land of Iron’. This extract from a ground-breaking documentary highlights the relationship between the North York Moors and the Cleveland ironstone mines, which made the northeast the iron-mining and iron-making capital of the world and laid the foundations of industrial Teesside.

Film courtesy of Craig Hornby, Pancrack Pictures.  'A Century in Stone'.