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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