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Apr 09 2011

Elm Tree Inn – Embsay

It was ideal, the car park in Embsay turned out to be free upon our arrival, and after a pleasant but demanding 13 mile walk, more importantly, it was situated right bang next door to the Elm Tree Inn. There were a few small tables at the front of the pub on Main Street in …

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Apr 09 2011

Walk 26: Three Little Trigs

Halton Height, Thorpe Fell & Crookrise Crag Top from Embsay: Today was the day we would finally get to meet Stuart a.k.a. Lonewalker, a man who had helped immensely throughout the last year with one thing and another, not to mention this website.

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Mar 26 2011

The Craven Heifer – Stainforth

After finishing our walk back in Halton Gill, the lack of any watering holes there meant we had to drive on to the next village for some liquid refreshment, in the form of the Craven Heifer at Stainforth. For a tiny village, there was ample parking opposite the pub, and upon arriving we entered the …

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Mar 26 2011

Walk 25: Under The Cosh

Horse Head & Cosh Outside from Halton Gill: It was after midnight when I got to sleep last night so I felt a little tired when the alarm went off at 6.20am, but I was soon up and about and as usual and looking forward to the forthcoming adventure. Today’s excursion was taking in two trig points from Halton Gill, which was used for the last years Jamie Oliver/Sainbury’s Christmas ad apparently.

Mar 06 2011

The Racehorses Hotel – Kettlewell

Following a very pleasant ramble from Kettlewell up and around Conistone Moor, in wintry sunshine, it was decided (by Sir Edmund in advance!) that our hostelry of choice on our second visit to Kettlewell, would be the Racehorses Hotel. Unmissable as you enter Kettlewell, it is a picture postcard pub, a grand white building with …

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