Skipton – 23rd January 2022

WALKS TODAY Strenuous Leader : Malcolm                                                                  Distance : 9.00 miles We head north west out of Skipton on the road to Stirton and then head up Bog Lane past Tarn House Farm. We leave the road and pick up the Dales High Way to ascend Sharp Haw – if the weather is kind to us we should get some …

West Kirby, Wirral – 28th November 2021

Strenuous Leader : Carole                                                       Distance : 10.00 miles Starting on the Wirral Way to Ashton Park, then over Caldy Hill and through Stapledon Woods to reach the Newton Grange Trail. On to Royden Park via Frankby Mere, then we cross Thurstaston Common. We descend to the coast via the Dungeon and return to West Kirby along the beach (if the …

Holmfirth – 31st October 2021

Strenuous Leader : Carole                                                                            Distance : 11.00 miles We leave Holmfirth via Victoria Park and Back Lane to join the HVC Walk (Holme Valley Circular) through Upperthong and on to Digley Reservoir. We then join the Kirklees Way to Brownhill Reservoir and carry on along the HVC to White Gate Road. Cross country, on lanes and footpaths returning to …

Clapham – 26th September 2021

Strenuous Leader : Carole                                                                          Distance : 11.00 miles Leaving Clapham along Thwaite Lane, we then start our ascent along Long Lane, passing limestone outcrops, to Sulber. From here we ascend across the fells to the summit of Ingleborough (724m, 2375ft) for hopefully great views. We now start our descent. Firstly, to Little Ingleborough then on via Gaping Gill, Trow …

Buxton – 22nd August 2021

Strenuous Leader : Malcolm                                                     Distance : 10.00 miles We head south out of Buxton through the woodland of the country park to the car park at Grinlow. We then head west to Axe Edge Moor before dropping down to Derbyshire Bridge where we stop for lunch. We take the road through Goyt’s Moss towards Errwood Reservoir before crossing Wild Moor …

Ambleside – 25th July 2021

Strenuous Leader : Malcolm                                                        Distance : 9.00 miles We leave the northern end of Ambleside and climb Wansfell Pike, this is the only sustained steep climb on this walk at 482m.  The views from the top are spectacular on a clear day over Loughrigg to the Old Man of Coniston and the entire length of Windermere.  From here we …