12/03/19

Circular walk into Walden from West Burton in Wensleydale

A lovely walk from the Cauldron Falls in West Burton into Walden and back down via the old/now newly planted plantation. Park your car at the waterfall area or by the village green and please wear suitable clothing and good footwear as the route takes you through pasture and moorland. Always a good idea to plan your route and take the map. The walk is about seven miles, quite easy going but some inclines. Fantastic views all the way. If you’re staying at Hill Top Cottage in Walden please pick the route up at the *.…

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23/03/18

Our cottages in Walden dale in the Yorkshire Dales

For the last couple of weeks Joanne and I have been visiting the cottages for their annual inspection by the VisitEngland assessor. Not all cottages are inspected every year but this year first on the list was Grange House and Hill Top Cottage in Walden.…

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22/10/17

The Return of the Salmon to Walden Beck, West Burton

Every year in October for many, many years the salmon have travelled along their demanding route upstream from the sea to Walden Beck, when they get to West Burton they are nearly at their journeys end but there is just…

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11/03/17

West Burton in the glorious Yorkshire Dales

I wondered if perhaps it might be a good idea to focus on individual villages in the Yorkshire Dales and venturing further to Nidderdale even and look more closely as to what each has, a bit of history (if possible!)…

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30/12/16

Winter sun in the Yorkshire Dales

What a wonderful day yesterday to be walking the hills in the Yorkshire Dales. Living in West Burton one of my favourite walks, hopefully before breakfast and before starting the day, is to walk into Walden. Follow the…

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18/09/16

Walden dale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales

Walking on a peaceful late summer Sunday morning in Walden, a beautiful little dale that runs down to West Burton in the glorious Yorkshire Dales. A reminder, if I ever needed one, to know how very lucky I am to be alive and to live in this wondrous part of the world.…

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