Emmanuel Guest House
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... the end of our steady climb up Wharfdale, flowing east, and the beginnings of Dentdale and the river Dee flowing west.We arrived at the Sportsmans Inn with an hour or so til check-inn, and could have easily pressed on to the village of Dent. But that would have to wait until tomorrow. For now it’s a nice warm bath, pub dinner and sleep to the sound of the nearby river.
A bit of a hard slog today. We started with a scrumptious full English breakfast looking out the picture window into a beautiful garden where the birds were having their breakfast too. As we checked out a steady drizzle greeted us and kept us company until lunchtime as we tracked alongside the Wharfe and through nearby fields. Fortunately the rain was blowing at our backs and ...
... church has a wonderful display of theirs and the village’s history going back to the 10th century.The first half of the day’s walk was along the river Wharfe again, the word “picturesque” not doing justice to the scenery.
After a coffee stop at Grassington the afternoon took us away from the river and higher along the moors. Plenty of other walkers were out on what appeared to be a mown track ...
... 8220;Potts blue” face, and the hauntingly beautiful Bolton Priory, half destroyed, half fully functional church. We had
a good talk with a lady volunteering as a host at the priory. Weather was
fairly cold with showers, but not too wet. We crossed the first of many stiles,
and met some other walkers, including a mother and daughter and their two border-terrier
dogs who were walking even further than us that day.
... sheep...... the Swalesdale variety.... They have funny speckled black faces, curly horns and dark speckled legs and they think they have the right of way over everything, everywhere.. Funny thing is....they do!!!
Guess what... our research has paid off. we have found the perfect eccles cake. It was hiding in a little bakery at Hawes in the Wensleydales. We ate it with relish, it even beat the ones we ate in York.
What will happen in York? Watch this space.
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