Walks 2021


Social Walk Register

SOCIAL WALK REGISTER BACKGROUND: LDWA's public liability insurer requires us to collect participant information for Social Walks, Trips Away and Other Group Events.  Although the LDWA consider a claim unlikely, the possible damages, if uninsured, would be unacceptably high. The insurance covers…

How to Upload Photos

PHOTOS: Photos are most welcome from anyone participating in any of our walks, and will be uploaded to the website under the Walk Reports tab. There is no need to re-size photos (which should be .jpg files) and no actual limit to the number submitted or the number of people submitting photos.  A…

Hole of Horcum | Saturday 17 July 2021

Walk Leader: Robert Cope Participants: 17 Mileage: 19 miles Ascent: 2,700 ft Walk Report: Wendy Leete   Talk about mad dogs and Englishman go out in the midday sun!!!  Seventeen of us met for a 19 mile circular walk (in what is probably the hottest day of the year) from the heart of…

Walk in the Clouds | Saturday 17 July 2021

Walk Leader: Anton Neilson Participants: 6 Mileage: 16 miles Ascent: 2,347 ft Walk Report: Andy Miller   We set off from Appleby Station which was very clean and tidy  and crossed the railway bridge .We then crossed the A66 (Permissive Path) which wasn't too busy at this time in the…

Wensleydale Wander - Short Route | Wednesday 14 July 2021

Walk Leader: Jill King Participants: 8 Mileage: 11.6 miles Ascent: 800 ft Walk Report: Jill King   8 Wednesday Walkers met up at Leyburn to walk the short route of the Wensleydale Wander, a challenge event (this year hopefully held on September 18) organised by the Rotary Club of…

Wild Boar Fell & 3 Castles | Saturday 10 July 2021

Walk Leader: Martyn Smith Participants: 10 Mileage: 18 miles Ascent: 1.838 ft Walk Report: Andy Miller   Weather:               Low Cloud and Fog in the morning which lifted Mid Morning to give a warm sunny day where we could see marvellous views all day long   We met at our…

Grassington Again | Saturday 3 July 2021

Walk Leader: Lynn Hathaway Participants: 5 Mileage: 19 miles Ascent: 2,400 ft Walk Report: Lynn Hathaway Arrived in Grassington to mist and torrential rain, luckily, this was the worst it got, but we did get damp on the walk.  After a slight deviation to investigate a path that wasn't…

Fill Yer Boots | Saturday 26 June 2021

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 4 Mileage: 17 miles Ascent: 1,863 ft Walk Report: Andy Miller Weather: Overcast ,Spells of sunshine, but stayed Dry      As always I arrived early. I got myself ready .I then informed my expected members by phone of the Roadworks on the A66…

Wharfedale Meander | Wednesday 23 June 2021

Walk Leader: Paul Rodgers Participants: 2 Mileage: 14 miles Walk Report: Paul Rodgers We set off in sunshine from Buckden to Cray and then over to Yockenthwaite along a path that gave great views along the dale. After a brief mid-morning break we tackled the steep climb up to Horse Head,…

Post 100 Shuffle | Saturday 19 June 2021

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 9 Mileage: 16 miles Ascent: 2,000+ ft Walk Report: Andy Miller Weather: Sunshine Very Warm at times   We met at Osmotherley on a very busy Saturday morning as there was a Village Fete on for one of the Cancer Charities. All members were welcomed…

Moor Moor Moor | Saturday 19 June 2021

Walk Leader: Wendy Leete Participants: 8 Mileage: 21 miles Ascent: 2,900 ft Walk Report: Robert Cope We set-off from an already busy Middleham Market Place (people, parked cars and horses!) on a coolish and cloudy day - though somewhat warmer than had been forecast. Our route was…

Chop Gate Shorter Walk | Wednesday 9 June 2021

Walk Leader: Jill King Participants: 10 Mileage: 11 miles Ascent: 1,440 ft Walk Report: Jill King Our second mid week walk in Bilsdale was blessed with excellent weather (a bit too hot at times), good company and crack and even more walkers than last time. The climb up to above William…

Leaves of Grass | Saturday 22 May 2021

Walk Leader: Reg Tayler Participants: 8 Mileage: 19 miles Ascent: 2,620 ft Walk Report: Reg Tayler There was some confusion where to park at the start, despite me giving a grid reference. This was soon rectified with a phone call and eight of us set off. We started at a brisk pace as it…

Obsession or Dedication | Saturday 22 May 2021

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 8 Mileage: 20 miles Ascent: 2,100 ft Weather: Overcast, icy cold winds, warm sunshine at times in afternoon Walk Report: Andy Miller   As usual as soon as we met the banter started setting us up for another laughter filled day even though it was…

The Nidderdale Experience | Saturday 15 May 2021

Walk Leader: Paul Rodgers Participants: 8 Mileage: 17 miles Ascent: ft Walk Report: Wendy Leete   Eight met, on what was going to be a dreary day weather wise....forecast rain for most of the day.  However, we set off without waterproofs - so a good start to an incredible day.  We…

That'll Do !!!!! | Saturday 15 May 2021

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 7 Mileage: 18 miles Ascent: 2,165 ft Walk Report: Andy Miller Weather: Overcast, Warm Sunshine, Minor Threat of Rain     We met at Carperby outside the Village Hall where we were allowed to park our cars (Honesty Box) We then set off climbing…

Swainby - Short Walk | Wednesday 12 May 2021

Walk Leader: Jill King Participants: 9 Mileage: 10 miles Ascent: 1,516 ft Walk Report: Jill King This walk is the first of several mid-week ones when paths are less busy, there is less disruption to the locals and a reasonable pace for the more mature amongst us.  We set off in sunshine…

What's that Raven Worth | Saturday 8 May 2021

Walk Leader: Jon Leete Participants: 11 Mileage: 22 miles Ascent: 2,500ft Walk Report: Robert Cope The run of good weather since social walks recommenced finally came to an end this Saturday with a coldish and rain-sodden outing from Easby Abbey (close to Richmond).  Undeterred however…

Welcome Way | Saturday 1 May 2021

Walk Leader: Lynn Hathaway Participants: 8 Mileage: 29 miles Ascent: 4,100 ft Walk Report: Robert Cope The Welcome Way is a long distance circular path in West Yorkshire. It was originally created as a collaboration between three nationally accredited “Walkers are Welcome” (WAW)…

Nourishment not Punishment (Track 2) | Saturday 1 May 2021

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 7 Mileage: 21 miles Ascent: 2600 ft Weather: Sunshine , Icy Cold Winds , Minor Threat of Snow/Rain showers in the afternoon Walk Report: Andy Miller   We set off from Redmire Railway Station taking a footpath firstly across the Railway track …

Nidd Valley & Villages | Saturday 24 April 2021

Walk Leader: Robert Cope Participants: 8 Mileage: 18 miles Ascent: 2,100 ft Walk Report: Wendy Leete A beautfiul and interesting walk in and around the Nidd Valley.  This small area is a hidden gem of paradise for walkers.  Leaving Ripley, a small, but very popular North Yorkshire…

Castles, Crosses & Fells | Saturday 17 April 2021

Walk Leader: Lynn Hathaway Participants: 8 Mileage: 19 miles Ascent:Walk Report: 2,980 ftWendy Leete     I'm sure I speak for all LDWA members when I say we've all been chomping at the bit for much more than a year now, and it was no exception that North Yorkshire group walkers met…