Category Archive: Dales Pubs

Aug 08 2010

The Fox & Hounds – Starbotton

After another hard but rewarding days rambling, we were somewhat disappointed to find the Buck Inn in Buckden closed until further notice. Fortunately we had been tipped off by a fellow rambler on Birks Fell, but it was a shame, as that’s where we had parked up that morning. Not too downhearted, we knew of …

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Jul 24 2010

The Bull Hotel – Sedbergh (2nd Visit)

Visit two to the Bull Hotel followed our aborted trip up the Howgills. Well to be fair, we did 5 out of the 8, and although we were booked in for another stopover, plans to complete the remaining three peaks on our list on the Sunday were scuppered by our kit being absolutely soaked through! …

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Jul 10 2010

The Crown – Horton-in-Ribblesdale

This is the place where everyone congregates once they have completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, so being a Saturday, and being July, it was busy. But that’s no bad thing, as having taken in 17 miles during the day ourselves, we were ready for the beers, and thus Sir Edmund ensured we were served …

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Jul 03 2010

The Black Bull – Nateby

Right this was now serious rambling! We were to head up towards Cumbria again, take in a few peaks on the Saturday, stop over, then conquer Nine Standards Rigg on the Sunday. For this we needed accommodation, and set about trying places in Kirkby Stephen, where Nine Standards grows out of. Ah, you’re full, no …

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Jun 12 2010

The Tan Hill Inn – Tan Hill

The equation was pretty simple. It was day two of the football world cup, and Water Crag was one of the extra peaks Sir Edmund had shoe-horned onto the list. So, get up there nice and early, scale the peak, get back, then watch endless football. There would however be no time for a drink …

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