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28/11/20

Circular walk from Wensley, through the park to Preston under Scar, Redmire and back along side the River Ure

On a beautiful autumn afternoon my friend Denny and I set off from Wensley Bridge at Wensley near Leyburn in the Yorkshire Dales. The footpaths we were going to follow we’ve walked many times before but never really as the route we had planned.…

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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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13/10/20

Circular walk from Swinton Bivouac near Masham to Leighton and Roundhill Reservoirs and back via Ilton in the Nidderdale AONB

Nidderdale AONB was our destination and our route began just over four miles from Masham. On a good autumn morning we parked and set off on our walk from Swinton Bivouac, along to Leighton and Roundhill Reservoirs, up on to the moor and back down to Ilton and returning to the bivouac for lunch.…

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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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21/09/20

Lovely walk from Redmire to Carperby and Castle Bolton in glorious Wensledale

If you’re a regular walker in the Yorkshire Dales, in Wensleydale in particular, you’ve probably walked parts of this route, but I hope I’ve found some new footpaths, new to me anyway, that perhaps have been less trodden or the way is different to previously walked, I do hope so.…

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19/08/20

On the hunt for Six Mosaic's on the Bartle Trail near West Witton in Wensleydale

One hot afternoon we set of in search of the Bartle Trail and six mosaics dotted on the hillside above West Witton in Wensleydale. There is an official Bartle Trail walk going up Kagram, Green Gate, Nossil End and Stony Gate but having walked that way…

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