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Walks Programme 13th January 2019 to 28th April 2019

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SUNDAY 27th JANUARY
Wharfedale: Trollers Gill
Moderate, but one steep climb: 7 miles
Note there is one steep climb with some scrambling – agility is required
A walk to and through one of the most spectacular limestone gorges in the Yorkshire Dales
Start: Barden Tower, 1040. Finish: Burnsall, 1600.
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield, 0840 via Leeds BS, 0915.
Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield via Leeds, 1711.
Colin 01943 430652

SUNDAY 3rd FEBRUARY
Wharfedale: The Clowder Cairns
Strenuous: 8 miles
Hawkswick and Littondale using open access routes. Steep hills. Locked gates will need climbing.
Start: Kilnsey, 1110. Finish Kettlewell, 1600.
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield, 0840 via Leeds BS 0915.
Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield, 1635. Connections to/from Bradford, Keighley, Manchester, Burnley via Skipton & Grassington.
Paul 01535 608725 or 07933 824620

SUNDAY 10th FEBRUARY
Nidderdale: Guisecliffe and Old Church
Moderate: 4½ miles
Panorama walk to Old Church then via Glasshouses to Guisecliffe and Yorke’s Folly for lunch, returning via Skrikes Wood and Bewerley Grange Chapel. Walk repeated monthly.
Start: Pateley Bridge Library, 1115. Finish: Pateley Bridge, 1500
Transport: Bus 24 from Harrogate, 1015.
Return: Bus 24 to Harrogate, 1625.
Pete: 07980 711040

SUNDAY 17th FEBRUARY
Wharfedale: Threshfield Quarry and Conistone Dib
Moderate but one scramble: 12 miles
Threshfield to Kettlewell via Mastiles Lane. Note there is some scrambling involved (Conistone Dib).
Start: Threshfield (stop opp. Fire Station) 1055. Finish: Kettlewell 1545.
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield, 0840 via Leeds & Otley, or bus 72 from Skipton.
Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield via Otley & Leeds, 1635. Connecting bus 72 at Grassington for
Skipton.
Muppett Muppett@cabad.org.uk

SUNDAY 24th FEBRUARY
Nidderdale Adventure Walk
Moderate/Strenuous: 8 miles
Newly opened track to access land – join the adventure!
Start: Pateley Bridge 1106. Finish: Pateley Bridge 1600
Transport: Bus 24 from Harrogate 1015.
Return: Bus 24 to Harrogate, 1625.
Anne 01423 771656

SUNDAY 3rd MARCH
Dale to Dale Adventure Walk
Moderate/Strenuous: 10 miles
Bolton Abbey to Dacre. A dale to dale walk across Rocking Moor
Start: Bolton Abbey Green 1056. Finish: Wellington Inn 1545
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield, 0840 via Leeds & Ilkley 1012.
Return: Bus 24 to Harrogate, 1634.
Howard 07766 405517

SATURDAY 9th MARCH
Ingleton: Lonsdale Circular
Moderate: 9 miles
High Bentham and Burton in Lonsdale. Note: needs a good pace to fit in with bus times.
Start: Ingleton 1200. Finish: Ingleton 1645
Transport: Bus 580/1 from Skipton, 1045.
Return: Bus 580/1 to Skipton, 1715.
Carol 07511 386190

SUNDAY 10th MARCH
Nidderdale: Guisecliffe and Old Church
Moderate: 4½ miles
Panorama walk to Old Church then via Glasshouses to Guisecliffe and Yorke’s Folly for lunch, returning via Skrikes Wood and Bewerley Grange Chapel. Walk repeated monthly.
Start: Pateley Bridge Library, 1115. Finish: Pateley Bridge, 1500
Transport: Bus 24 from Harrogate, 1015.
Return: Bus 24 to Harrogate, 1625.
Pete: 07980 711040

SUNDAY 17th MARCH
Langstrothdale: Yockenthwaite and Kirk Gill Moor
Strenuous: 8 miles
A circular walk from Buckden using the Dales Way path and pathless access land moorland.
Start: Buckden, 1130. Finish Buckden, 1600.
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0840, Leeds BS 0915.
Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield 1625. Connections to/from Bradford, Keighley, Manchester, Burnley via Skipton and Grassington.
Paul 01535 608725 or 07933 824620

SATURDAY 23rd MARCH
Dentdale: Dent station to Sedbergh
Moderate: 10 miles
Joint walk with Friends of the Settle to Carlisle Line
Start: Dent station, 1048. Finish Sedbergh.
Transport: Train 0919 from Leeds (Carlisle service) to Dent station.
Return: Western Dales Bus from Sedbergh 1650 to Dent station for 1735 train to Leeds.
Please advise walk leader John in advance on 01943 875445 or aucu61@dsl.pipex.com as numbers limited

SUNDAY 24th MARCH
Nidderdale: Mosscarr, Hardcastle and Greenhow
Moderate/Strenuous: 8.5 miles
Start: Pateley Bridge, 1106. Finish: Pateley Bridge, 1600
Transport: Bus 24 from Harrogate, 1015.
Return: Bus 24 to Harrogate, 1625.
Anne 01423 771656

SUNDAY 31st MARCH
Wharfedale: Grassington Moor, Mossdale Caverns, & Capplestone Gate
Strenuous: 11 miles
Involves several steep climbs and a number of ladder stiles.
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0840 via Leeds & Otley or bus 72 from Skipton 1030.
Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield via Otley & Leeds 1635, connecting bus 72 at Grassington for Skipton.
Muppett: Muppett@cabad.org.uk

SUNDAY 7th APRIL
Nidderdale: Exploring the area north of Pateley Bridge
Moderate: 7.5 miles
Start: Wilsill 1056. Finish: Pateley Bridge 1515.
Transport: Bus 24 from Harrogate,1015.
Return: Bus 24 from Pateley Bridge to Harrogate 1625.
Howard 07766 405517

SUNDAY 14th APRIL
Nidderdale: River Nidd and boundary stones
Moderate: 7.5 miles
Start: Birstwith Post Office, 1036. Finish: Darley Head, 1600
Transport: Bus 24 from Harrogate, 1015.
Return: Bus 24 from Darley Head to Harrogate, 1640
Anne 01423 771656

EASTER SUNDAY 21st APRIL
Wensleydale: Knights Templar Chapel and Redmire Force
Moderate: 7 miles
Along high terrace paths in Wensleydale to Knights Templar chapel ruins, descending via Swinithwaite and primrose-lined riverside paths to Redmire Force and Aysgarth Falls.
Start: West Burton, 1205; Finish: Aysgarth Falls Corner, 1615.
Transport: Bus 875 from Wakefield 0915, Leeds BS 0945, Ilkley 1037.
Return: Bus 875 to Wakefield 1650.
These are provisional times based on last Summer’s timetable. Please check for any changes.
Colin 01943 430652

EASTER MONDAY 22nd APRIL & SUNDAY 28th APRIL
New Summer bus timetable in operation. Please check for details.
Note: Tour de Yorkshire runs Thurs 2 – Sun 5 May 2019. Services liable to cancellation or change.

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