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822b – Scaling Dam walk

2 Aug , 2018  

Thursday 2nd August is another good weather day for walking, although we do have some dark clouds and a spot of rain in the afternoon. After a good breakfast we drive the short distance to the North York Moors National Park Centre at Danby Lodge where we pay £4.50 to park for the day. We […]

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822a – Danby Dale walk

1 Aug , 2018  

It is perfect walking conditions, dry with some sunshine and cloud with a breeze, so not sweltering. Do a 10 mile walk starting at Ainthorpe, down to Danby where we cross the River Esk and then follow the river through Eskdale walking through lovely wooded Danby park. We see a female adder as we come […]

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815g – Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay walk

16 Jun , 2018  

Whitby to Robin Hood's Bay coastal path

We decide to risk the weather and do the 7 mile walk along the coastal path. This turns out to be the right decision as the showers soon stop and we have glorious sunshine. I love this walk so much and am thrilled to be able to share it with Alex – love the nabs, […]

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815c – Penistone Crag walk

14 Jun , 2018  

Ponden Kirk

After settling into our respective rooms we go for a short walk for an hour. From Ponden Hall we walk over moorland to Penistone Crag/Ponden Kirk with fantastic views across Stanbury moor and the Ponden reservoir. Although windy it is dry with some dramatic clouds, suitably atmospheric. Our very kind host drives us to the […]

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814j – Slieve Binnian walk

16 May , 2018  

Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains

Wednesday 16th May is a gloriously sunny day, hardly a cloud in the sky. We take a scenic route towards Newcastle and the Mourne mountains where we park at Carrick Little to start an eight mile walk in the heart of the Mournes. Walking along the line of the Mourne wall (with some repair works […]

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814f – Divis and the Black Mountain walk

15 May , 2018  

Divis Mountain, Belfast

Tuesday 15th May is a cloudy day with some light misty drizzle in the afternoon. We decide that this will be our day in Belfast. Divis and the Black Mountain is located to the west of the city and provides super views across the city. It was given to the National Trust by the MoD […]

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808c – Reeth and Grinton walk

28 Mar , 2018  

River Swale near Reeth

Wednesday 28th March is a cloudy day. After a good breakfast and saying our farewells, we set off towards Keld (the stuck lorry having been removed at last) and a super drive through Swaledale to reach Reeth. We do just a two mile walk from the village green down to Reeth’s swing bridge (a suspension […]

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808b – Upper Swaledale walk

27 Mar , 2018  

Cotterby Scar, Upper Swaledale

Tuesday 27th March is a full day of walking in mixed weather; some drizzle, but dry spells too with sunshine, ending in torrential rain. We do a 15 mile walk starting from the inn when we follow a saturated path along Tan Gill, crossing Stonesdale beck, over Thomas Gill hill and Robert’s Seat. Following Whitsundale […]

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808a – Slei Gill and Booze Moor walk

26 Mar , 2018  

Langthwaite

With sunshine and some cloud but no wind, it is perfect walking conditions for this four mile walk. We don’t see anyone else on this walk which takes us from the very picturesque village along Arkle beck then into Slei Gill which has the remnants of a lead mine and the various workings plus some […]

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801 – Mulgrave Wood walk

11 Nov , 2017  

Mulgrave Woods, Sandsend

A sunny day although there is a cold breeze coming in from the sea. I catch the 9.50am X93 bus to Whitby. It takes an hour and when I arrive in Whitby there is a remembrance day service taking place near the bus station. I head down to the pier and then walk along the […]

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