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
Another new Bowland walk for us, although a 15 minute drive away in this plague year. Really a longer lead in to Haythornthwaite Fell walk, although as an extension to that would make it a very long round. This is 6+ miles and 1100 ft of ascent. From Grizedale Bridge car park, Nether Wyresdale, … Read More » about Harrisend Fell to Grizedale Head, Bowland.
Doing this walk on the north bank first, on the return leg the Wenning can easily be forded with "crocs" or sandals where it joins the Lune, cutting off the diversion on each side of it to Hornby and back. That is, at present in our drought! From here the old permissive path carries on by the Lune, … Read More » about Addition to the “Lune Valley Walk”