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Yorkshire Dales

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Tour de Reeth

Reeth Circulars - 31 May 2014 Later this year, 5 July to be exact, the 101st edition of the Tour de France begins Stage 1 in Leeds and heads north into the Yorkshire Dales and at the most northerly point passes through Reeth before heading south through Leyburn to eventually finish at  Harrogate after 119 miles (191 km). This route…
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One Yorkshire Circular

Leyburn Circulars - 5 April 2014 Another one on the programme that needed to be changed. This was supposed to be the Reeth Circulars but because of a road closure on the way into Reeth we have had to swap things around and hopefully the visit to Reeth will take place at the end of May. Even more hopefully the…
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Trains and Tide Tables

Ribblehead Viaduct to Horton in Ribblesdale - 6 July 2013 Two of the walks will start close to Ribblehead Viaduct which is worth taking a moment to admire, something that those working on it had little time to do. The viaduct forms part of a 73 mile mile (117 kilometers) route which does not seem that far for a railway…
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Who Took the Lead?

Bolton Abbey to Grassington - 11 May 2013 In days gone by if you were a Roman looking for lead perhaps you might have turned up in the Yorkshire Dales around Grassington. There is evidence of the use of lead in the Dales dating from the time of the Roman Emperor Trajan (117-138 AD) in the form of ‘pigs’ of lead…
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The Two R’s

Reeth to Richmond - 16 February 2013 No not rest and relaxation, that’s for other clubs, this is Reeth to Richmond on the 16th February. If you cannot make it you will miss a good one. These routes were last walked in September 2010 but in the opposite direction, either way there are three good routes here. Did you know that…