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Day 46 - Thornton in Craven to Malham

Another late start, after a disastrous night which ended up with both children sleeping in our bed. For those wondering, a caravan bed intended for two doesn’t really sleep two six foot adults plus two children anywhere near comfortably, and we were all more than a bit tired and grumpy as a result. 498 more words

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“Paradise for the naturalist and geologist, and we who live in it and know it” –Yorkshire Dales National Park remains a beautiful place to visit 60 years on from creation

When campaigners were fighting for the Yorkshire Dales to become a National Park 60 years’ ago, not all were supportive. “National Parks are not greatly desired,” blasted a clerk in the North Riding. 1,077 more words


Cowside Beck – Looking for the tufa pool

“At length I came upon a small spinney of ash by the banks, and the promising sound of a waterfall. And there, just below, was the elusive tufa pool and the sparkle of animated water chasing its tail around it…I stripped and dived in. 693 more words

Roger Deakin

Malhamdale Hills and Hawks

It’s probably a few years since I was last up in Malhamdale so yesterday I was happy to join another Dalesbus Ramblers ramble there. The forecast was for showers but luckily not a drop fell. 631 more words


Fountains Fell holds no fear today

Managed to drag myself up Fountains Fell early this morning. First time I’d been up the 2000-footer in around 40 years. I needed plenty of photo stops on the way up. 68 more words

New on 500px : Misty Malham by StuartPatterson1 by StuartPatterson1

Just returned from a fantastic weekend away in Malham, Yorkshire. All 3 families had an awesome time. This beautiful part of the world, deserves another trip back maybe for a week the next time. 51 more words