12 mile circular walk from Reeth to Surrender Bridge and past the Old Gang Smelting Mills in Swaledale
On an atmospheric day with low shifting clouds, pink from the sun just breaking through, we set off from Reeth to walk about twelve miles in Swaledale and briefly into…
A circular walk after a good dry spell from Reeth in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales
We felt it was time to plan a walk in Swaledale not having been for quite a few months. From Reeth seemed to be the easiest and so on a…
The lovely village of Reeth in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales
Reeth must be one of the largest villages in the Yorkshire Dales, but this was not always so as Grinton was originally the most important settlement in upper Swaledale having…
The Fabulous annual Swaledale Festival! 23 May until 6 June 2020
The fabulous Swaledale Festival will be held this year from 23 May until 6 June. A truly fantastic and varied programme of music, arts and walking all held in a variety of places and venues in Swaledale and Wensleydale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.
Walking from Grinton along the Swale Trail
Having never heard of the Swale Trail I was intrigued! This a 12 mile long trail for cyclists of all abilities setting off from Reeth and finishing in Keld, fairly easy going for most of the way with more inclines as you near Keld. Wonderful views as you would expect sometimes in sight of the River Swale.