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Walk of the Month – May 2018

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Where to wander this month: Austwick Circular Walk  (Including Oxenber Bluebell Woods) We have decided to repeat this walk from last year, as the bluebells really are beautiful on this walk, creating a sea of flowers flowing across the grass. This walk is 4.7 miles which will take you approximately 1hr 50mins – unless of …

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Wray Scarecrow Festival

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            Wray Scarecrow Festival runs from Saturday 28th April until Monday 7th May at Wray Village. ‘The villagers of Wray are back this year to create some weird, wacky and wonderful scarecrow creations to surprise and delight visitors’ This ever-popular annual event is a mere 10 minutes’ drive – or a …

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Walk of The Month – April 2018

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Where to wander this month: Scorton “Priory Trails”. As the winter weather hasn’t quite disappeared yet, we have chosen a set of walks on good terrain, the Scorton Priory Trails. With sections suitable for Trampers, Pushchairs and even Wheelchairs, you can set off on these trails in the knowledge that you won’t lose a welly …

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Walk of the Month: March 2018

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Where to wander this month: Devil’s Bridge Wander As the winter weather starts to leave us, here is our first Walk of the Month – on a well surfaced and tarmac route – well it is only March! This 1.5 mile route takes in views of Devil’s Bridge and the River Lune, a visit to …

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Walk of the Month: Clapham to Austwick

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  Where to wander this month: Clapham to Austwick via Norber As the winter weather takes it’s toll on the surrounding landscape and the fields get a little boggy, we thought that it would be sensible to send you along a mostly track based walk. Taken from the peopleandthedales.org website, we really do enjoy this route …

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Inspiration Itineraries: For Ale & Foodie Fans

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To help you plan your holiday with us, no matter how brief or long it may be, we’re putting together a series of inspirational itineraries based around a theme or stay period, e.g 3 night break. Our first itinerary is for food and drink fans, showcasing the best our area has to offer to tease and …

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‘Operation Christmas Child’ Shoe box appeal

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Once again we will be supporting the work of the Samaritans Purse and getting behind their ‘Operation Christmas Child’ Shoe box appeal. ‘A small shoebox can have a big impact. What goes into the box is fun, but what comes out of it is eternal. Be a part of changing children’s lives all over the …

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Walk of the Month: September

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Where to wander this month: The Westhouse Walks. The Westhouse Walks is a series of 3 walks ranging from 3.2 miles to 5.6miles in the Parish of Thornton in Lonsdale, close to Ingleton. These walks take in the spectacular views of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with routes through beautiful woodland (Edith’s Wood)  and St Oswald’s …

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The Caravan Extravaganza in Hull, 2nd & 3rd September 2017

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Has this summer made you realise that it’s time to treat yourself to something new? Whether it’s a new holiday home, motorhome or a sneak peek at what lodges you could look to put on, then the Caravan Extravaganza in Hull is where you need to go to! The first weekend in September sees the …

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Walk of the Month: August

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Where to wander this month: Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail The Ingleborough Estate Nature trail winds its way alongside Clapham Beck towards Ingleborough cave and Trow Gill from the lovely local village of Clapham. Starting at the old sawmill, the trail takes you past the lake which offers a peaceful viewpoint, and through woodland packed with wildflowers. This …

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