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 …

Rawtenstall, Lancashire Sunday 26th February 2017

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader : Carole Rankin   Distance : 10.00 miles A circular walk from Rawtenstall along the Shoe Trail thru Whitaker Park to Top of Slate (and the Halo) and onto Duckworth Clough. We then make our way up Cribden Hill (401m, 1315.62ft), over Cribden Moor and down to Crawshawbooth.Next we go north via Goodshaw Chapel to join …

Skipton, Yorkshire Sunday 22nd January 2017

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader : Carole Rankin   Distance : 10.50 miles A linear walk starting at East Marton (where there are no toilets). We walk 3mls on the Pennine Way to Gargrave (and toilets!!). Then north to Flasby via the Leeds/Liverpool Canal, road and paths. We cross Flasby Fell as we climb up Sharp Haw (357m, 1171ft) for cracking …

West Kirkby, Wirral Sunday 27th November 2016

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader : Carole Rankin   Distance : 10.00 miles We walk along Grange Rd then north up Grange Hill to the War memorial, south to the Mariners Beacon and Caldy Hill then east to Royden Park, south to Thurstaston Common, Thurstaston Hill and passing Thurstaston Hall then west down through the Dungeon to return to West Kirkby …

Garstang, Lancashire Sunday 30th October 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader : Malcolm Chamberlain   Distance : 11.25 miles We head south out of Garstang before turning east, passing the ruins of Greenhalgh Castle and crossing the railway line and M6 (this section is likely to be muddy). There is a gentle climb past Janet’s Hill Wood and Sullom Side, including distant views of Oakenclough Fell. We …

Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria Sunday 25th September 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader : Donna Callaghan   Distance : 9.80 miles Along tracks, fields, marsh, a short walk on road, gates and a few stiles. It could be wet underfoot.We start with our back to Devil’s Bridge, up past the caravan park, under the disused railway line and then onto Wandales Lane. Next we turn onto Bridleway Fell Road. …

Ilkley, West Yorkshire Sunday 4th September 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Carole Rankin   Distance: 12.00 miles From CP in Ilkley we make our way to the Panorama Rocks then up Heber’s Ghyll to the Swastika Stone and along the edge of the moors to Windgate Nick (381m/1250ft). We then descend to Addingham and over the R. Wharfe. Across fields to Nesfield passing High Austby Farm, Tivoli …

Glenridding, Cumbria Sunday 31st July 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Rowland Nock   Distance: 10.0 miles This classic mountain day out involves the ascent of St Sunday Crag (841m or 2700ft) giving spectacular views of the surrounding area including Helvellyn. Please do bear in mind the height gain of over 2000ft involved before joining the walk. We initially head west along the side of Glenridding Beck …

Llandudno, North Wales Sunday 26th June 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Carole Rankin   Distance: 10.0 miles This varied walk will need a good pace. From Llandudno we head via Happy Valley and St. Tudno’s Church to the top of the Great Orme hopefully for great views. Descending down to Conwy Sands on The Monk’s Path and the North Wales Path. Then across to Penrhyn-side via Bryniau …

Kettlewell, North Yorkshire Sunday 22nd May 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Dag Griffiths   Distance: 10.0 miles Kettlewell – Old Cote Moor – Litton – Arncliffe- Kettlewell Dag has been unable to reccee the walk as he has been ill. He is better, although not fit to ramble just yet, but he has sent a map and notes of the walk he had in mind, if the …

Castleton, Derbyshire Sunday 24th April 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Rowland Nock     Distance: 10.0 miles This walk includes the classic Mam Tor to Lose Hill ridge walk with spectacular views of the Vale of Edale and beyond. We start by heading out past Peak, Treak Cliff and Blue John Caverns on to Mam Tor. We will then follow the ridge all the way to …