20/10/20

Circular walk from Leyburn to Cover Bridge on to Middleham and back all in beautiful Wensleydale

Having walked these following footpaths many times but never in the order or at the same time it turned out to be a really super walk. No steep climbs, river side footpaths, time to explore if you wish and about eight miles or more…

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29/09/20

Circular walk from Buckden on to Yockenthwaite to Cray and back to Buckden in Wharfedale

On an absolutely perfect autumn day we set off from Buckden to walk to Yockenthwaite over to Cray and back down to Buckden. About seven miles, couple of short steep climbs but otherwise quite easy going with terrific views for most of the way.…

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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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22/05/20

When all this is over!

Joanne and I were talking the other day of the things we were missing doing whilst we’re in lockdown and everything closed but also of things that we hadn’t done for a while here in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.…

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16/05/20

What3words

I’m not all sure how many people have heard about What3words but thought I could shed a little light and hope you might think about putting the ‘app’ on your smart phones. For me walking the hills what3words is just another backup…

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02/05/20

Poem written in 1869 by Kathleen O’Mara

To start the month of May thought perhaps we could ponder a little more on our situation but also remember what has happened before. Came across this poem written in 1869, which was reprinted during the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1919, and written by Kathleen O’Mara.…

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