Tagged: Yorkshire Dales

Walney to Whitby

This is a classic ‘coast to coast’ cycling touring adventure done as a short break or longer holiday, challenging in both distance and terrain


The Yorkshire 3 Peaks, With a Difference

I met a chap in Slovenia this summer.  His wife is a spy but I’m not sure how good a spy she is. Not a top secret one for sure. He has retired from a very dull sounding IT type job and in between preparing Marks and Spencer ready meals...


In Praise of All Things Wooly

I am not the most creative of people.  I do the odd hooking ‘thing’ – a kind of wooly version of painting by numbers, difficult to go wrong and produces pretty pictures that I can pretend my children did when they were at primary school.  My daughter is rather more...


A Cautionary Tale From Tail End Charlie

A beautiful June day.  The sort of day which makes you wonder why you ever booked that holiday to Mallorca.  There can be no better place to be than the Yorkshire Dales when the sun is beating down, the summer flowers in their infancy adorning the roadsides and the cottage...


Fancy a Bike Ride?

Late March and the rain has finally given up for at least a day and the early morning spring sunshine promises a beautiful day.  My MAMIL (middle aged men in lycra) friends and their female accomplice suggest we head for the hills on our two wheeled friends and make the...


Malhamdale’s ‘Winter Tour’

Picture, if you can, a dank day at the beginning of January.  The festive season consigned to boxes in the attic, the holiday period well and truly over and months of work ahead with the summer holidays a far too distant promise somewhere on the distant horizon. Malhamdale is shrouded...

Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way

The Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way is a superb but challenging 210km (130 mile) circular route visiting most of the major dales in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Way of the Roses

The Way of the Roses is a relatively new coast to coast cycle route from Morecambe on the north west coast of the UK to Bridlington in the east

Abbeys Amble

The Abbeys Amble is a long-distance path in North Yorkshire, England. It is a circular walk of 103 miles (165 km), starting and ending at Ripon Cathedral.

Bracken Way

The Bracken Way is a route which was originally set out by some walkers and lovers of the Yorkshire Dales, and named after their Border Collie “Bracken”.

Centurion Walk

This outstanding circular walk of 100 miles in length, starts and finishes in Horton-in-Ribblesdale, and encompasses the major dales and outer fells of the Yorkshire Dales