|Walk:||Valley of Desolation, Simon’s Seat, Barden Bridge and The Strid.|
|Start Point:||Pavilion car par, Bolton Abbey||Grid Reference:||SE 078 552|
|Distance:||9 miles||Ascent:||1,400 feet|
|Weather:||Rather dull during the morning, with rather hazy views but improved after lunch with some sunshine.|
This was a second walk to Simon’s Seat as the first on January 12th was very foggy and all we could see was John’s fluorescent gloves.
We leave the woods onto the fells
Group at the trig point on Simon's Seat
but the view isn't good
Mind the gap
Clearing as we drop down to the Dales Way . . .
and the River Wharfe
Welcome tea break with 1 miles to go . . .
via The Strid