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A Week- Long Walking Tour in England’s , Yorkshire Dales,

Day Eight: West Bay

We decided to have a leisure day, and spend the morning wandering around West Bay. Although we didn’t know it at the time, this is the town where the British television murder mystery series, Broadchurch, takes place. West Bay Hotel, where … 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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Day Three: Last Day on the River Wharfe

From Kettlewell to Nerthergill Farm We spent a lazy afternoon at the Blue Bell Inn, sitting in the pub and chatting with the other guests. Silke tried one of the local brews. I sampled the hard cider, delicious, but after … Continue reading

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Day Two: Walking the Dales Way from Grassington to the Lake District

Day Two: Grassington to Kettlewell Woke up to bright sunshine pouring in our window. Thank goodness! Temperature in the 60’s. A great day! We dressed and packed in a hurry because the Sherpa Van would be coming to pick up … Continue reading

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Walking the Dales Way, from Grassington to the Lake District

Day One: Arrival in Grassington We woke to a lowering sky and intermittent showers, just as the two old codgers at The Friendly had predicted. By the time we arrived at our lodging, Bridge Edge Farm, just outside of Grassington, … Continue reading

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