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The Friends of DalesBus

Walks Programme 6th May 2018 to 30th September 2018

SUNDAY 12th AUGUST
Wensleydale: Sedbusk and Hardraw Summer Saunter
(Easy) 5 miles
Start: Hawes Countryside Museum 1230. Finish: Hawes approx. 1530
Circular exploration of Upper Wensleydale with an optional visit to Hardraw Force (charge).
Transport: Bus 875 from Wakefield 0915 and Leeds 0945, or bus 830 from Middlesbrough 0915 and Darlington 0955.
Return: Bus 875 at 1630 to Leeds and Wakefield or bus 830 at 1630 to Darlington and Middlesbrough.
Chris 01756 700096 or 07552 025105

SUNDAY 19th AUGUST
Pendle: Weets Hill
(Moderate) 8 miles
Start: Barnoldswick 1150. Finish: Barnoldswick approx. 1500
Ascend Weets Hill via Lister Wells Land and return via Folly Lane
Transport: Bus X43 from Grassington 1055 and Skipton 1130. Connection at Skipton from Keighley on bus 66.
Return: Bus X43 at 1555 to Skipton and Grassington.
Gary 07502 196327

Details Updated: SUNDAY 19th AUGUST
Wharfedale: Scarecrow Walk
(Easy to Moderate) 6½ miles
Start: Grassington NPC 1100. Finish: Kettlewell approx. 1430
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0840, Leeds 0915 and Otley 0955 or bus X43 from Manchester 0810, Burnley 0920 and Skipton 1025.
Return: Bus 874 at 1530 to Grassington or at 1630 to Wakefield.
Howard 07766 405517
Please note the correction to the date of this walk.

Additional Walk: SUNDAY 26th AUGUST
Dale to Dale: Classic Bishopdale Edge walk
(Strenuous) 9 miles Involves use of open access land.
Start: Street Head Inn Newbiggin 1200. Finish: Cray approx. 1700
Transport: Bus 875 from Wakefield 0915 and Leeds 0945, connection at Cracoe from bus X43 from Manchester 0810 and Skipton 1025.
Return: Bus 875 at 1715 to Leeds and Wakefield, connecting at Grassington with bus X43 at 1755 to Skipton and Manchester.
Paul 01535 608725 or 07933 824620

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 27th AUGUST
Wharfedale: Posforth Gill and the Valley of Desolation
(Moderate) 5½ miles Good footwear advised.
Start: Strid Wood 1045. Finish: Bolton Abbey approx. 1500
Explore Posforth Gill and enjoy the woodlands and waterfalls.
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0840, Leeds 0915 and Otley 0955 or bus 873 from Skipton at 1025.
Return: Bus 873 at 1551 to Ilkley, bus 873 at 1633 to Skipton or bus 874 at 1721 to Otley and Wakefield.
Steve 07982 764857

SUNDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER
Craven: Malham to Cracoe
(Moderate) 8½ miles
Hanlith, Carlton and the west bank of Winterburn Reservoir
Start: Malham, National Park Centre 1115. Finish: Cracoe approx. 1640
Transport: Bus 884 from Dewsbury 0820, Bradford 0905, Otley 0955 and Skipton 1040; connection at Otley from bus 874 from Wakefield 0840 and Leeds 0915; connection at Skipton from bus X43 from Manchester 0810.
Return: Bus X43 at 1737 to Grassington connecting with bus 875 at 1755 to Wakefield; or bus X43 at 1703 to Manchester.
Carol 07511 386190

SUNDAY 9th SEPTEMBER
Wensleydale: Bainbridge to Hawes Summer Saunter
(Easy) 4½ miles
Follow the line of the railway via Sedbusk
Start: Bainbridge 1245. Finish: Hawes Market Place approx. 1515
Transport: Bus 875 from Wakefield 0915 and Leeds 0945, connection at Cracoe from bus X43 from Manchester 0810 and Skipton 1025.
Return: Bus 875 at 1630 to Leeds and Wakefield, connecting at Grassington with bus X43 at 1755 to Skipton and Manchester.
Howard 07766 405517

Details Updated: SUNDAY 16th SEPTEMBER
Swaledale: Gunnerside to Reeth
(Moderate) 7 miles
Start: Gunnerside 1110. Finish: Reeth approx. 1545
Transport: Bus 830 from Preston 0820 and Ribblehead 1030; connection at Ribblehead from 0859 train from Leeds. Bus 830 from Middlesbrough 0915 and Darlington 0955.
Return: Bus 830 at 1715 for train from Ribblehead at 1850, or bus 830 at 1715 to Darlington and Middlesbrough.
This walk will now be led by FoSCL (see entry below).

SUNDAY 16th SEPTEMBER
Gunnerside to Reeth, 7 miles, outward and returning on bus 830 from/to Ribblehead.
This walk is organised by FoSCL. Please see the FoSCL website for details.

SATURDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER
Dent to Sedbergh, 12 miles, returning on bus S1 to Dent.
This walk is organised by FoSCL. Please see the FoSCL website for details.

SUNDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER
Swaledale: Buttertubs and Lovers Gill Dales Adventure
(Strenuous) 6 miles Includes steep descent.
Start: Buttertubs 1115. Finish: Muker approx. 1530
Transport: Bus 830 from Preston 0820 and Ribblehead 1030. Connection at Ribblehead from 0859 train from Leeds.
Return: Bus 830 at 1740 for train from Ribblehead at 1850.
Paul 01535 608725 or 07933 824620

Additional Walk: SUNDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER
Scar House to Lofthouse
(Moderate) 6½ miles Some short uphill sections.
Via Middlesmoor and How Stean. Great views of Upper Nidderdale throughout. Chance to explore Middlesmoor. Experience one of the best picture book views in Nidderdale towards the end of the walk (weather permitting)
Start: Scar House 1215. Finish: Lofthouse approx. 1545
Transport: Bus 821 from Keighley 0905.
Return: Bus 821 to Keighley at 1600.
Howard 07766 405517
This walk forms part of the Keighley Walking Festival. Please check back here for further details closer to the time.

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER
Ribblehead to Clapham, 10 miles, returning on bus 581 to Settle
This walk is organised by FoSCL. Please see the FoSCL website for details.

SUNDAY 30th SEPTEMBER
Dale to Dale: Scar House to Kettlewell Dales Adventure
(Strenuous) 11 miles
Start: Scar House 1150. Finish: Kettlewell approx. 1700
Transport: Bus 821 from Keighley 0905 and Otley 0955, connection at Otley from bus 874 from Wakefield 0840 and Leeds 0915.
Return: Bus 875 at 1730 to Leeds and Wakefield, connecting at Grassington with bus X43 at 1755 to Skipton.
Paul 01535 608725 or 07933 824620

Additional Walk: SUNDAY 30th SEPTEMBER
National Trust Walk: Fountains Abbey to Brimham Rocks
(Moderate) 7½ miles
Start: Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre 1200. Finish: Brimham Rocks approx. 1600
Walk on the monks' way: step back in time and journey along the 7.5 mile historic route between Fountains Abbey and Brimham Rocks
Transport: Bus 822 from Selby 0850, York 0930 and Ripon 1030.
Return: Bus 825 at 1625 to Fountains Abbey and Ripon.
Simon & Malcolm - National Trust 01423 780688
This is an additional walk to those already featured in our printed programme organised by the National Trust. Please note that booking on the number above is essential. Further details at:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountains-abbey-and-studley-royal-water-garden/whats-on or email: Jannika.Reinvald@nationaltrust.org.uk.

SUNDAY 30th SEPTEMBER
Hawes to Muker, 10 miles, outward and returning on bus 830 from/to Ribblehead.
This walk is organised by FoSCL. Please see the FoSCL website for details.

SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER
Ribblehead to Gt Coum, 11 miles, returning on bus S1 to Dent.
This walk is organised by FoSCL. Please see the FoSCL website for details.

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