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The Howgills and Cautley Spout

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Leaving Wensleydale behind we stopped in the town of Sedbergh, known off its book shops. There were a few although just about every other type of shops also stocked books just to keep up the illusion. We set off both over the Howgills, a nice grass covered ridge. Nice waking once you’d climbed up out of the town, which was… Read more »

Hawes to Bainbridge and back via the Roman Road

An evening walk this time and a change of scene by waking out along the floor of Wensleydale. Idyllic setting, a pleasant pint in Bainbridge and a romp back along the edge of the valley via the Roman road. Back into Hawes in time for fish and chip supper! Perfect!

Hardraw Force and Cotterdale

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Second day of walking, this time a lap of Cotterdale, a small side valley off of Wensleydale. The valley is blind, so no through traffic which meant it would be more peaceful than Wensleydale itself, except the RAF seem to make use of all the dales for low level runs. On the way out we went via Hawdraw Force which… Read more »