Friday 29 Sept 2017

W19: Swaledale Challenge Day 6 (new)

Start Lidl car park at 9.00am. 12 miles. Moderate / Hard. £7 (£6 if all 6 stages booked)

The final stage of our 6 day challenge walk consists of a circular route starting and ending at Richmond. The walk follows Wainwright's Coast to Coast route as far as Marske. We then cross to Downholme village and return to Richmond enjoying outstanding views of Lower Swaledale and the Hambleton Hills. A fine circuit with a variety of woodland, field and moorland paths providing a fitting conclusion to our 66 mile journey through glorious Swaledale. 


W20: Leyburn Shawl & Wensley

Leave Lidl car park 9.15am. Start Leyburn (Grove Square car park) at 9.45am. 7 miles. Moderate. £7.

Walking west we retrace the escape path of Mary, Queen of Scots, enjoying magnificent views of Lower Wensleydale with its rich patchwork of woodland, villages, parkland and high moors. We return through the pretty village of Wensley, once the capital of the lower dale. 


Macmillan Coffee Morning

10.30am - 12.30pm, Castle Hill Bookshop, free and donations welcome for Macmillan.

W21: Foxglove Covert Nature Walk

Leave Lidl car park at 9.30am. Start at Foxglove Covert Nature Reserve field centre, Catterick Garrison at 10.00am. 3 miles. Easy. £7.

Come and join one of the Reserve Managers to explore the 100 acre Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve located at Catterick Garrison. There are many different habitats which are home to over 2300 species of flowers, fungi, birds and insects. Worth bringing your binoculars if you have some.

E9: Lonely Planet's Yorkshire Author, Neil Wilson - 'It's Filthy Work But Someone Has To Do It'

7.30pm, Richmond Town Hall DL10 4QL, tickets £6 available after July 1st on-line or from Castle Hill Bookshop tel 01748 824 243.

More details to follow soon.

T8: Exploring Richmond

Meet outside the Town Hall at 12.00 noon. Free, but donations to the Richmond Mayor’s Charities most welcome.

Your costumed guide, a Richmond policeman of 1842, takes you for a walk back in time. Lasts just over an hour.

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