Wednesday, 14th July 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Skelbow Barn, Bellhill Farm, Littledale Hall (Mid C19 in C16-17 style with detached stable block and square clock tower), Deep Clough Farm, Roeburndale Road, Crossgill with its former St. Anne’s Chapel of Ease, Udale Bridge and Pott Yeats.
Start Point: Little Cragg car park Grid Reference: SD 546 617
Distance: 7.8 miles Ascent: 1,300 feet
Time: 4.25 hours    
Weather: Overcast, humid with occasional light rain.
Comments: Red Kite sighted above Little Cragg car park at start. 15 walkers. Good views of Bowland Fells, Ingleborough and Pen y Ghent before the clouds dropped.

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Setting out towards Blanch fell

 

Bellhill Farm

 

Clover field and isolated barn

 

On sentry duty

 

Sheep only - no dogs

 

A fellside cottage

 

Over the bridge we go . . .

 

to perch on another for elevenses

 

Judith having a problem removing her trousers . . .

 

but John lends a hand

 

On the right path

 

Not long to the Glorious Twelfth

 

A steady uphill plod

 

A distant Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent

 

Part of the Wind Farm on Caton Moor

 

Re-grouping at a former chapel at Crossgill

 

Another view of the Wind Farm

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