Hawes, North Yorkshire – 21st August 2022

WALK NOTES Strenuous: Malcolm                                                                                Distance : 10 miles We head south west out of Hawes on the Pennine Way, through Gayle and cross the fields towards Gaudy Lane. We have a steady climb of 250m to the top of Ten End, offering good views of Sleddale and the Ure Valley, before gently descending to Spillian Green via the Cam Road …

Bolton Abbey – 26th June 2022

WALK NOTES Strenuous: Carole                                                                                                    Distance : 11 miles From Bolton Abbey passing Bolton Priory and crossing R. Wharfe we follow the river along the Welly Walk and Dales Way and make our way into the Valley of Desolation. Crossing Barden Fell we climb up to Simons Seat (1591ft/485m) for a lunch, hopefully with spectacular views.  We then descend …

Ilkley – 27th March 2022

Strenuous Leader : Donna                             Distance : 10.00 miles Following the River Wharfe a short way, we wend our way through Ilkley heading West into the beautiful Herber’s Ghyll with many bridges.  We exit onto Ilkley Moor with a steep climb, taking a short detour to see the Swastika Stone, if we have time, marking the summit of Rombalds Moor, …

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 …

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 …

Haworth, West Yorkshire Sunday 2nd September 2018

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader : Donna Callaghan   Distance: 8.00 miles From the car park with toilets we will make our way out of the town towards Lower Laithe Reservoir, up to Bronte Falls then up to Top Withins, a possible stop for lunch. We will continue on a narrow path along the moorland edge. Please take care here as …

Ingleton, North Yorkshire Sunday 29th April 2018

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader : Carole Rankin   Distance : 10.00 miles Once again Carole will step in at the last minute to be leader as no one else has volunteered. She has not done a reccee but she has routes in mind and the decision will be made on the day after discussing it with the group and dependent …

Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire Sunday 29th October 2017

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader : Malcolm Chamberlain   Distance : 10.00 miles We head north west from Hebden Bridge and climb through the woods to pick up the Calderdale Way past Heptonstall – some of this section is steep and narrow but the views across the valley are worth it. After leaving Eaves Wood we are into flatter countryside, but …

Clapham, North Yorkshire Sunday 20th August 2017

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader : Carole Rankin   Distance : 9.00 miles From Clapham along Old Road, Laithbutts Lane and Henbusk Lane to Newby Cote to join the footpath to Ingleborough. We cross Newby Fell to Little Ingleborough and on to the summit of Ingleborough (723m, 2372ft) for lunch with amazing views. Now all downhill. First back to Little Ingleborough …

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire Sunday 23rd April 2017

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader : Rowland Nock   Distance : 10.00 miles We initially head out through a small sloping park to the old weaving village of Upperthong (love the name!!). We travel west skirting Digley Reservoir to Holme, following the Kirklees Way. From Holme we head up and round Brownhill Reservoir, picking up the Holme Valley Circular Way to …

Settle, North Yorkshire Sunday 26th March 2017

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader : Rowland Nock   Distance : 10.00 miles Total climbing for the day approx 400 metres (1,300 Feet)We initially head out of Settle via Castlebergh Plantation, giving some amazing views of Settle. Heading north we then take the Pennine Bridleway to the sleepy village of Langcliffe and then continue north following the River Ribble to Stainforth …