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Kilnsey to Malham via Mastiles Lane. Yorkshire Dales.

One of my favourite walks, with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside for the entire route. Very simple to follow with dry stone walls either side of the Bridleway lining most of the way. 398 more words

Yorkshire Dales

Up To Malham's Edge

Malham bustled with children and their grandparents

in raincoats and walking boots,

sticks clicked the tarmac.

We wore hoodies and trainers.

In the shop, I ordered a pound of bonbons… 164 more words


Trails in the Dales

For a Lancashire lad now residing in Cheshire, I seem to have spent a lot of time in Yorkshire lately. With ‘Way of the Roses’ crossings, working on events based on Tour de France stages and then back to watch the actual tour, I feel like I’ve been there every other weekend of the year. 629 more words


Malham Landscape Trail

Ever since I moved up here everyone has been saying go to Malham. So finally did. Didn’t make it to the tarn today due to bus timings but completed a 4.5 mile landscape trail. 171 more words


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

LEJOG Stages

“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