A 15 mile walk in the Yorkshire Dales. Up, over and around Ingleborough – TWICE – in one day!
Wedndesday 16th September 2020
This was the one walk and mountain I’d most been looking forward to during my Yorkshire Dales trip. Another that I could approach directly from the campsite. No need to step in to my car (although it was a useful space in which to store muddy boots and keep the tent relatively clean).
Continue reading ““Inglebugger””
Sunday 23rd August 2020
For the first time since lockdown had been thrust upon us, I made the ninety-minute drive down to Exmoor. A National Park I’d have spent more time exploring this year; but for the intervention of the pandemic.
Continue reading “Exmoor from Dulverton”
As you may’ve read elsewhere on social media, I have this weekend returned from spending five days and five days in the Yorkshire Dales. My first proper taste of Northern England and my first getaway for twelve months!
I’d like to share some of the highlights of that week with you now, before writing up the individual walks (all five of them) in more detail at a later date.
Continue reading “Yorkshire Dales: September 2020”
Monday 23rd March 2020
This walk finished only a handful of hours before the state of ‘Lockdown’ was thrust upon the UK (even if the government aren’t naming it as such). At the time, it was debatable whether I should be driving forty-five minutes from home to go for a walk; now, it’s clear that I shouldn’t.
This will almost certainly be the last decent walk I’ll have done for many weeks. It was also a chance to discover a few miles of the Cotswold Way that I hadn’t seen before.
Continue reading “North Nibley and Stinchcombe Hill”