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... have improved dramatically. Much of the way has been along paved paths, built we learnt with the flag stones from demolished cotton mills. Today's path was wide and sandy, joining the old dismantled Rosedale railway all the way to Blakey Ridge. There were loads of people on it. A community marathon had sweaty tattooed creatures passing us regularly, then there were the cyclists, other trekkers, weekend walkers and even a couple of trail bikes competing for the ...
... 2/3's along the stage we stopped at the busy Lord Stones Cafe and had cream teas. This place was a bit of a surprise in the middle of nowhere. It can be accessed from a narrow bitumen road so the tourist can get up there without burning a single kilojoule. Climbing up those hills afterwards with a belly full of scone and tea was hard work....it was!!!! The third and final climb took us through the Wain ...
... our booked time. The food was average and presented in a pond of gravy. I think the cook was trying to somehow tie in the farm yard theme we had had that day with the evening meal. Thoughtful but it didn't work. We decided to skip dessert and headed back to the B&B to watch the tennis. In the morning we started out in bright sunshine. This continued all day with a refreshing ...
... us off. There was no where to hide! Right in the face!! As it was just about opening time at the Farmers Arms and we were very wet and cold we made an unscheduled stop there for lunch. Hot vegetable soup, a ploughman's, apple crumble with lashings of piping hot custard, hot tea and coffee and those nasty drivers were almost forgiven. The afternoon got slightly better. The rain stopped at least. We walked around ...
We had a lovely 21 km walk today across gently rolling fields into Richmond. There was little hard climbing or struggling through muddy bogs. The route took us out of the Pennines, still following the Swale river, past the tiny villages of Marrick and Marske before descending into the castle town in the early afternoon. Further east we could make out the flatlands we will be covering in the next few days and beyond them the high grounds of the North Yorkshire ...
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