Note, this is now fully described in the Second Edition of "Hillwalks from the Settle to Carlisle Railway Stations", 2014, walk 1b. If the long Langcliffe Scar track does not appeal, but a bit more hillwork does, try this start: as per the book, walk 1, but at the Malham/Settle road turn right … Read More » about Alternative start to the Malham Circular walk
Just after Lammas our daughter Rachel took us on this delightful Wiltshire chalk Downs walk, with flowers you don't get up north, and too many butterflies to identify for sure. The six mile walk starts at the car park by north Wiltshire Golf course and heads east along a sunken Roman road, then down … Read More » about Calstone and Cherhill Downs
Why should you walk these Cheviot hills? Because they're Nuttalls, they're deserted, and the Breamish valley is worth a visit. I reckoned the shortest walk was from Ewartley Shank farm, or more accurately, as there is no parking there, from the cattle grid 1km before it. Take the grassy track near … Read More » about Cushat Law and Bloodybush Edge.