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SUNDAY 18TH AUGUST

Fremington Edge: Fremington, Langthwaite to Reeth
9 miles: Moderate
Alight train Ribblehead 1024 for 830 service bus to Fremington.
Return from Reeth 1715 by 830 service bus to Ribblehead for train 1850.
FoSCL

SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST
Castle Dykes Henge via tracks over Stake Moss and Flout Moor
8.5 miles: Moderate/Strenuous
Including visit to the Neolithic Castle Dyke Henge for our lunch break.
Start: Cray, top of Kidstones Pass 12 noon. Finish: Aysgarth c16.30.
Transport: Bus 875 from Wakefield 09.15, Leeds 09.40. Return: Bus 875 from Aysgarth 17.00 to Wakefield.
Steve 0113 271 5411 with Anne 01423 771656

SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST
Dales Way 50th Anniversary: Harrogate to Ilkley Link
16 miles: Strenuous
Start: from Harrogate Bus Station – meet 1010. Finish: Ilkley c1700.
Bus 36 from Leeds 0910, Harrogate 1003. Train from Leeds 0929, Harrogate 1004. Train from York 0911, Harrogate 0944. Return transport: frequent bus X84 or trains to Leeds.
Anne 01423 771656
“Official” start from Valley Gardens main entrance, 1025.

SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER
Wonderful Wensleydale and Bonny Bishopdale
6 miles: Easy/moderate
Start: Newbiggin Street Head Inn 12.05. Finish: Aysgarth Falls corner c1600.
Transport: Bus 875 out and return.
Howard 07766 405517

SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER
Wharfedale. Stump Cross and Trollers Gill
5 miles to 7.5 miles: Moderate
A circular walk of about 5 miles which may be extended to 7.5miles to take in part of Grimwith reservoir if circumstances permit.
Start: Stump Cross 1130. Finish: Stump Cross no later than 1600 in time for 822 back towards Selby. Transport: Bus 822 from Selby, York and Pateley Bridge.
Pete 07980 711040

SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER
Lovely Seat: Buttertubs Pass–Lovely Seat–Muker–Gunnerside
9 miles: Strenuous
Alight train Ribblehead 1024 for 830 service bus to Buttertubs Pass.
Return Gunnerside 1730 using 830 service bus to Ribblehead for train 1850.
FoSCL

SUNDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER
Kirkby Malzeard to Ramsgill
9 miles in 4.5 hours: Moderate/strenuous
Verge/lane walking and moorland tracks via Stope Bridge. Steady pace needed.
Start: Kirby Malzeard, 11.18. Finish: Ramsgill c15.50.
Transport: Bus 825 from Selby 08.55, Harrogate 10.20, Ripley 10.33. Connection with bus 36 from Leeds at Harrogate or Ripley an bus 822 at Fountains Abbey. Return bus 821 from Ramsgill 16.06 to Pateley Bridge, 16.20 for onward connections at 16.25 on bus 24 to Harrogate, bus 821 to Keighley, or bus 822 to Fountains Abbey, Ripon and York.
Anne 01423 771656

SUNDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER
Craven: Skipton to Thornton-in-Craven via Pinhaw Beacon
9 miles: Strenuous
Start: Skipton bus stn. 1040. Finish: Thornton-in Craven c1545.
Transport: Bus 874 Leeds (0910) to Ilkley, then 884 (1015) to Skipton. Return X43 Thornton 1555 to Skipton for onward connections.
Gary 07502 196327

SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER
Ribblehead to Dent via Littledale, Force Gill, Great Wold & Dales Way
7 miles: Moderate
Train to Ribblehead alight 1039.
Return S1 service bus from Dent village 1709 to Dent station, train 1735.
FoSCL.
Please advise participation in advance on 01943 875445 or GuidedWalks@settle-carlisle.com

SUNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER
Aysgarth to Bainbridge via Carperby Oxclose road, Newbiggin and Askrigg
9 miles: Moderate
Start: Aysgarth Falls Corner 1210. Finish: Bainbridge c1545.
Transport: Bus 875 from Wakefield 0915, Leeds BS 0945. Return: Bus 875 to Wakefield 1650. Connections to/from Bradford, Keighley, and Manchester via Skipton.
Muppet muppett@cnet.org.uk

SUNDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER
Thwaite to Muker via Keld, Crackpot Hall, Swinner Gill, and Ivelet Moor
10 miles: Strenuous
Start Thwaite. Finish Muker
Transport: train from Leeds to Ribblehead for 10 service bus 830 to Thwaite. Return bus 830 from Muker 1742 to Ribblehead for train connections.
FoSCL

SUNDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER
Eastby to Cracoe
5.5 miles: Moderate
Start: Eastby 1045. Finish: Cracoe c1515.
Transport: Bus 873 Skipton 1030 to Eastby. Bus connections from Bradford, Keighley, Manchester, Burnley and Ilkley via Skipton also train connection from Leeds via Skipton. Return bus 72 to Skipton or Grassington for onward connections.
Ruth 07413 670706

SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER
A Sunday Stroll: Grassington to Kettlewell
6 miles: Moderate
Start: Grassington 1100. Finish: Kettlewell c1500.
Transport: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0840, Leeds BS 0915 or bus 72 from Skipton 1030. Return bus 874 from Kettlewell 1635 to Wakefield. Connections via Skipton for Manchester, Keighley and Bradford.
Ruth 07413 670706

SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER
Upper Swaledale
7 miles: Moderate
A walk through the Kisdon valley with an optional visit to Swinnergill
Start: Keld, Tan Hill Lane End 1135. FinishL Muker 1600, or Gunnerside 1630.
Transport: 0859 train from Leeds to Ribblehead for 830 bus at 1030 (change) Muker or bus 830 from Middlesbrough 0920. Return bus 830 from Muker or Gunnerside to Middlesbrough or or bus 830 to Ribblehead for Leeds train.
Colin 01943 430652 or 07722 162957

SUNDAY 13TH OCTOBER
Castle Bolton to Grinton
6.5 miles: Strenuous
Start: Castle Bolton 1300. Finish Grinton c1645.
Uphill and down dale mostly using established moorland tracks but with the possibility of some open access land.
Transport: Bus 830 from Preston 0820, Ribblehead 1030 (train connection from Leeds) to Hawes; bus 830 from Middlesbrough 0920, Darlington 1000 to Hawes; bus 875 from Wakefield 0915, Leeds 0945, Ilkley 1040 to Bainbridge; then bus 857 from Hawes1220, Bainbridge 1240, to Castle Bolton.
Return bus 830 from Grinton 1711 for Hawes, Ribblehead (train to Leeds) and Preston; bus 830 from Grinton 1728 to Darlington & Middlesbrough.
Carol 07511 386190.
In the interests of time, please have your lunch prior to the start of this walk, e.g. whilst waiting for bus connections in Hawes or Bainbridge.

SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER
Malhamdale
A short walk will take place in conjunction with the members social event at the Secret Garden (Beck Hall) Malham.
Howard 07766 405517

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