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Month: April 2016

Welton Loop – The Yorkshire Wolds

Welton Loop – The Yorkshire Wolds

Area: East Yorkshire Starting point: Welton (circular walk) Date of walk: 26th April 2016 Walkers: Me & Merlin Distance: 6.51m Difficulty: Easy – Moderate Terrain: Woodland, Roads & National trails Weather: Sun, blue skies, light rain, hail & snow (yes all 4 seasons, typical English weather) Yorkshire is the biggest county in the UK. However, it is split into 3 smaller counties,1 of them being the flat landed East Yorkshire. Quite different to the rolling Derbyshire Dales I am used…

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Walks & Talks – The Buxton Loop

Walks & Talks – The Buxton Loop

Weather : Fair & Hazy An Early afternoon, and I arrive in the quietish town of Buxton on a Sunday morning to be reacquainted with old friend James for a stretch of the legs through the fine hills surrounding Buxton. The weather is fair & hazy, but no rain and relatively warm for this time of year. Buxton lies on the western plank of the White peak area, not far from the bigger settlements of Glossop, Macclesfield & Manchester. Saying that,…

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