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13/08/20

Pinker's Pond, Hullo Bridge over the River Cover and Middleham all in Coverdale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales!

Last Saturday brought beautiful weather and we decided how nice it would be to meet at Pinker’s Pond, have a picnic by the tarn and then enjoy a walk into Coverdale. Our walk was just four miles long and no tricky hills.…

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31/07/20

Peaceful village of Preston under Scar near Leyburn in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales

Have you ever been to Preston under Scar? It’s not a village you would go through as the main routes bypass the village to the north and to the south. If you haven’t been its time to take a detour and have a little look!…

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25/07/20

A walk of footbridges, footpaths, moorland, woods, stunning views and the River Cover in Coverdale

A very different walk for me the other day, I’ve probably said it before but I’m amazed at how many footpaths I haven’t walked so close to home. Thinking myself as a bit a walker it can come as a bit of a shock sometimes although extremely enjoyable finding and exploring new ones.…

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18/07/20

Brymore Ice Cream parlour, a lovely walk on a sunny afternoon in the Yorkshire Dales

Our little family all decided to meet at Brymor Ice Cream Parlour at High Jervaulx near Masham, have a walk and then finish with one of their super ice creams. We parked at Brymor, plenty of parking and all socially spaced, donned boots and hats etc and set off for a walk just less than five miles, mostly easy going.…

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09/07/20

Saturday morning at the market in Masham in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB

It seemed an awful long time since I was last in Masham this Saturday. Geoff and I had gone down to Masham to be with Joanne and the grandchildren in our little ‘bubble’ and Joanne and I decided to have a wander up into town to have a look at the market…

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30/06/20

Thorpe Perrow Arboretum near Bedale in Lower Wensleydale

Over thirty years ago would be the is first time I visited the Arboretum at Thorpe Perrow, in my ignorance I didn’t even know what an arboretum was! It was a WI trip, an evening event, a summer evening I suppose, but remember it was cold and not at all sunny but was still very impressed with what I saw even then.…

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