Sunday, 12th April 2009

             

            

 

Walk: Starbotton, Buckden Lead Mines, Cray, Hubberholme
Start Point: Buckden car park Grid Reference: SD 942 772
Distance: 10.4 miles Ascent: 1,200 feet
Time: 5.5 hours    
Weather: Beautiful - warm, sunny and clear
Comments: Everyone enjoyed the walk and said it was well worth the long journey from the Fylde. They were especially interested in the church at Hubberholme (mice!)

Scroll down to see photos of the walk

Group at Buckden ready for the set off

 

A sunny day in Wharfedale

 

Climbing up . . .

 

from Starbotton

 

Sheepish looks as we pass . . .

 

quick, through here before they come back!

 

A coffee stop . . .

 

with a view

 

A pause before . . .

 

climbing up to . . .

 

the old Buckden lead mine . . .

 

for lunch - and a nap!

 

Looking down Buckden Beck

 

Stepping Stones at Cray

 

Along the Dales Way . . .

 

to Hubberholme for a tea stop

 

Hubberholme Church - full of mice (the famous trademark of Robert Thompson, aka 'The Mouseman of Kilburn')

 

Along the River Wharfe to Buckden

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