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Top Withens to Ickornshaw

31 August 2013 – 16.3 miles

We drove over the moors and parked on the roadside just past Stanbury and Ponden Reservoir, next to a car belonging to a man from North Wales who was planning a similar walk to us. 254 more words


Colden to Top Withens

30 August 2013 – 17.5 miles

Well, after a few months rest and a fortnight in the Alps when gentle walking went very well after a painkilling injection in Robby’s knee, we decided to get a few more days in, and it was a break away, even if we decided against the walking! 358 more words


Whaling and Gnashing of Teeth

Thirty-nine years ago I walked the Pennine Way, south to north at the height of summer. I reached Keld on the afternoon of the 13th and the following day had a much needed rest. 361 more words


Airton/Malham Yorkshire Dales.

This is one of those walks that it’s nice to do on one of those very warm summer days when you feel that it is just too hot to venture up into the hills. 517 more words

Yorkshire Dales

Day 49 - Horton in Ribblesdale to Hawes

Today was a day of brilliant sunshine – a beautiful blue sky and little fluffy clouds – and I headed out from Horton in good time. 529 more words

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Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.

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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