Scaling the East Side of Penhill in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales
Sounds a bit dramatic, scaling the east side of Penhill in Wensleydale, but it is an achievement to reach the beacon and depending on where you set off from as…
A beautiful walk in the hidden dale of Grisedale in the Yorkshire Dales
When travelling from Hawes along the A684 just over the border into Cumbria you’ll find the hidden dale of Grisedale. I’d heard of Grisedale and people were saying how lovely…
West Witton in glorious Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales
West Witton is a linear village perched on the lower slopes of Penhill in Wensleydale, a settlement known to have been here since Anglo Saxon times. Stone cottages, Georgian houses, a hint of Victorian, new builds all add to the mix of this vibrant little village with its thriving community.
My back has gone into spasm so no walking!
Just over a month ago a very silly thing happened, I was bending down to pick up the vacuum cleaner and ping my back goes into spasm, didn’t even reach the thing in question! Anyone who has experienced this, and I think I’m one of many, will understand the excruciating pain and total immobility, for a while at least!
Penhill, in glorious Wensleydale, twice!!
We’re off to scale the heights of Snowdon next week and so with a mind that we should be upping our training thought we should walk up Penhill, not just once but twice! If you’re up for a bit of a challenge, want to keep it local and experience the most fantastic views then read further.
Circular Walk from West Witton to Penhill Beacon and Trig Point in Wensleydale
My friend Denny and I have been walking the Yorkshire Dales together more than usual just lately (Den is the one in the picture) we’re in training to attempt the National Three Peaks, Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike, and Mount Snowdon beginning of June
Last of the sun after another glorious winters day……
Last of the winter sun for today in the Yorkshire Dales looking towards Thupton Gill in Walden from Bishopdale, after a sky high and blue. Still, quiet and calm and bit warmer than yesterday but always glorious!