Walking Weekend in the Yorkshire Dales

Walking Weekend in the Yorkshire Dales

Sorry if this is a huge post but I decided the only way I’d get it done was to do it all in one post. What seems like an age ago now, we were invited to a Beer and Food evening at the Black Sheep Brewery in Masham, (click here to read about it) I thought it would give us the perfect base for a few days walking and drinking in the North Yorkshire Dales. I’ll upload the routes for the walks soon in case anyone wants to use them. Our first night was spent at the Kings Head in Masham which was close to the brewery, the¬†accommodation¬†was excellent and we were perfectly placed for a short walk round Masham the next day. The plan was to head to the Druids temple and back again, a total of around 10 miles. However not far from the temple we lost the path and...

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Gunnerside 10 Mile Circular Walk (with pubs)

Gunnerside 10 Mile Circular Walk (with pubs)

This walk was supposed to be done from Gunnerside, to Reeth taking in the lower path that we decided not to take on our Coast to Coast walk, however we decided we didn’t want to wait for the bus to from Reeth to Gunnerside so drove straight to Gunnerside and thought we would do a circular walk. We nipped into the Kings Head for a pint (the delicious Askrigg Ale) and what turned out to be the biggest sarnie (swaledale cheese and chutney) and most tasty chips we’ve had in a long time…all for a fiver too. PLEASE NOTE THE KINGS HEAD IS NOW CLOSED (12/06/13) so it’s worth detouring to the farmers arms at Muker for refreshment The walk starts directly opposite the pub, by taking the public footpath on the right hand side of the bridge, follow the...

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