Monthly Archives: August 2014

Day 8: Our Last Day on the Dales Way

Day 8 was to be an easy last day on the trail, ending up at a posh B&B on Lake Windermere.  However, once again our map reading skills proved less than perfect . . . . Janet, our hostess, drove … Continue reading

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Firbank Fell and George Fox’s Pulpit

Day 7: “A misty moisty morning when foggy was the weather. . .”  I heard the rain steadily all night long.  James and Janet, two of the most genuinely nice people you could possibly have as hosts, were taking off … Continue reading

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Day 6: Lost along the River and Soaked to the Skin

We woke to a gray sky and ominously dark clouds that had settled on the hills. Dianne, our hostess at the Stone Cold Inn, made us a nice breakfast and packed us a lunch. We set off by 9:00, and … Continue reading

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Day 5: From the Station Inn at Ribblehead to Dent

The Station Inn, where we spent the night, was built at the edge of a lonely country road. I thought of drovers, hostelries, and post chaises stopping here at the end of a long day’s journey. I could imagine ladies … Continue reading

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