The Hole of Horcum is a section of the valley of the Levisham Beck, upstream of Levisham and Lockton, in the Tabular Hills of the North York Moors National Park in northern England. The hollow is 400 ft deep and stretches 3/4 of a mile across. A "Devil's Punchbowl" type feature, local legend has it that the amphitheatre was made by a giant, who scooped up a large ball of earth and tossed it aside to create a nearby hill, Blakey Topping. The location earned 11th place on the list for Rude Britain.
A panorama of Hole of Horcum in early evening light, looking West.