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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.
... our faces. After a soup lunch at the friendly George Inn in Hubberholme which has a quaint 12TH century church originally used as a forest chapel. We had a steady trudge up the Langstrothdale (literally “long long valley”) which lived up to its name. Then it was up and over a hill to Oughtershaw and on to our lodgings at Swarthghyll Farm. The final mile and a ...
... call from someone wanting to book for next July when the TOUR DE FRANCE goes through Kettlewell, past her door! She’s fully booked already and would like a pound for every call she gets asking about availability.
Dinner was across the road at the Blue Bell Inn, built in 1680. They had a curry and pint deal that night for 10 pounds - very nice. Janice couldn't finish her pint but fortunately I was able to help her with ...
... 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.