|Walk:||Barden Tower, The Wharfe, Cavendish Pavilion, Bolton Priory|
|Start Point:||Bolton Abbey car park||Grid Reference:||SE 072 539|
|Distance:||8 miles||Ascent:||1,000 feet|
|Weather:||A beautiful, sunny autumn day|
|Comments:||A little wet in places after prolonged heavy rain the previous day. Otherwise a beautiful walk with plenty of natural and historical points of interest.|
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Sheila leads through Wesby Bank Wood, just North of Bolton Abbey . . .
and the group exits the woods
Coffee break looking North at Howsber . . .
then up Middle Hare Head
Lower Barden Reservoir . . .
where we head North . . .
to Barden Tower . . .
and brush up on its history
An ideal spot for a lunch stop . . .
by the Priest's House
Through the woods above the Strid . . .
to the Cavendish Pavilion . . .
and afternoon tea by the River Wharfe
Bolton Priory across the meadows
The Priory - North side . . .
and South side
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