Taking only a slight detour on our way from York to Harrogate I managed to get to see Marston Moor, site of the battle of the same name in 1644 during the English Civil War. Although given that a large part of the Parliamentarian force was the Scots army ECW seems a somewhat inaccurate term.
As with Towton, which I visited earlier, Marston Moor has a monument and a board with an overview of the battle; however, it's clearly a poor relative when compared to its Wars of the Roses cousin with no battlefield trail or further educational material.
|One of the plaques on the monument|
|An overview of the battle|
|Looking toward the Royalist lines|
|Looking toward the Parliamentarian lines|