Apr 28 2011

The Buck Hotel – Reeth

After completion of day 2 of our Herriot Way adventure, we all looked dead on our feet as we headed into Reeth, but after checking in at our accommodation and freshening up, we were ready for a few jars again. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27 2011

The Black Bull – Reeth

The Black Bull was our overnight accommodation but to us it was more than that, it was a pub too. We had a couple of drinks the moment we stopped walking but then we collected our bags and went up to get showered and changed. I came back down to find the team sat outside on one of the numerous benches outside. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26 2011

The George And Dragon – Aysgarth

Following day one of our Herriot Way adventure, 13 miles on from Hawes, we were delighted to find that our B&B for the evening, The Cornlee, was the first building we happened across on arriving in Aysgarth. Better still, the second building we happened across, just over the road, was our chosen watering hole, The George & Dragon. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25 2011

Walk 28: The Herriot Way – Day Four

Great Shunner Fell behind Thwaite

route: Keld to Hawes
Date: 25th April 2011
distance: 12.1 miles
ascent: 2,282 feet
time: 6 hrs 30 mins
walkers: Dave, Graham, Leanne, Roger, Sandra & Simon Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24 2011

Butt House – Keld

We arrived at our final B&B of the trip, Butt House in Keld. This had a different feel to the other places we stayed in that it was actually like walking into someone else’s home and we were immediately made to feel welcome. Downstairs was a dining room and a sitting room, which was very welcoming. This B&B is licensed – lucky, as there’s really nothing else in Keld. Read the rest of this entry »