Yorkshire Walks: a walk around Scar House Reservoir

We have enjoyed lovely walks at some of Yorkshire Water’s reservoirs including Swinsty and Fewston. I was pleased to hear that as the second largest landowner in Yorkshire, Yorkshire Water is currently working hard to enhance its access across some of the most scenic reservoir’s, allowing all users to visit and enjoy these tranquil countryside…

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Fabulous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

With the glorious weather this weekend we took the opportunity to plan a trip to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal water garden  a world heritage site near Ripon. After a week cooped up with an infection and a training ban I was eager to get back out and do some walking, especially in glorious weather….

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Beautiful Brimham Rocks

  Our adventure this time took us to the beautiful Brimham rocks near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. I’ve wanted to go here since I was a kid and have loved the pictures I’ve seen of the rock formations. It’s a National Trust site and we decided to use one of their suggested walks in the…

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Aysgarth Falls and Castle Bolton

  Our Hip2trek adventure at the weekend was to Aysgarth falls and Castle Bolton in Wenslydale in the Yorkshire Dales. The falls are a beauty spot made famous by the film starring Kevin Costner in ‘Robin Hood – Prince of Thieves. An hour and half journey away from where we live I negotiated the winding…

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