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Walks Organiser:     Alison Rutter   01904 703430   walks@yant.org.uk

 FULL-DAY PAID WALKS

 

NB. Walkers participate at their own risk and must be capable of completing the distance in open countryside over uneven ground, with some ascents and descents in a variety of weather conditions. Suitable clothing and footwear must be worn and a packed lunch and drinks carried.

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Photos and descriptions of previous years' walks

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Saturday 19th May - CWP 2018/2. A circular walk in the Yorkshire Dales (Settle area)

Leaders Stephen and Anne Walsh. About 7 miles. Standard moderate: steady inclines and not much road walking.

 

Starting from the car park in Settle we walk to Victoria Cave, where bones of mammoths, elephants and hippos were unearthed, together with Roman artefacts. We continue through lovely Dales scenery, with views of two of the three peaks, to Stainforth. The route then follows the river to Stackhouse, past Giggleswick School, and back into Settle.

Tea provided by St John’s Methodist Church, Settle. This will be a salad buffet with ham, cheese, quiche etc. and assorted cakes. Please indicate any dietary requirements eg a vegetarian option - on the booking form.

 

Ingleby’s coach leaves the Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, at 8 15am and Rawcliffe Bar Park and Ride at 8 30am.

Cost per head is £22, which includes coach travel and tea.

 

Please send the booking slip and payment to Ms Eileen Wishart by Saturday 12th May, 2018.

Saturday 16th June - CWP 2018/3. Caistor to Barnetby-le-Wold. Leader: Dorothy Pope (mobile: 07985 553523) Standard moderate. Distance approx. 8 miles.

 

We start with a short tour of Caistor before beginning our walk along the Viking Way. We pass through several villages with names ending in ‘by’, denoting the Viking influence in the area. We also pass some fine churches built with money from the wool trade in the 12th and 14th centuries and follow the spring line of the northwest escarpment. It will be possible to rejoin the coach at Bigby, after about 6 miles. Some stiles and a steep ascent and descent at the beginning of the walk, then gentle undulations.

 

We finish the walk at Barnetby station where we meet the coach to take us to South Cave for tea provided by the WI. This will include a ham salad. Please indicate any dietary requirements- eg a vegetarian option - on the booking form.

 

Ingleby’s coach leaves the Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, at 8 30am and Rawcliffe Bar Park and Ride at 8 45am.

Cost per head is £ 23, which includes coach travel, tea and all gratuities.

 

Please send booking slip and payment to Ms Eileen Wishart to reach her by Saturday 9th June, 2018.

 

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