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Sep 17, 2019 - Levisham to Scarborough

Miles Levisham to Scarborough This was to be my last day walking towards my final overnight stay on the east coast and my longest planned walking day of the whole trip. On the North bay was situated the 4 star Victorian 'La Baia' licensed bed and breakfast venue.

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Sep 16, 2019 - Lastingham to Levisham

Miles Lastingham to Levisham Sunday morning, my second and last on this long distance walk was across the North Yorkshire moors to another pub on my penultimate day. Situated in the main street in the North Yorkshire moors national park village of Levisham was the Horseshoe inn

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Sep 15, 2019 - Helmsley to Lastingham

Miles Helmsley to Lastingham I left my overnight accommodation at 'Redroofs' After fairly short days walking my destination for the day was the 'Blacksmiths Arms' in Lastingham. Situated opposite the attractive St Marys church often visited due to its Saxon crypt.

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Sep 14, 2019 - Boltby to Helmsley

Miles from Boltby to Helmsley The North Yorkshire morning that greeted me......................I bade farewell to my hosts for what was planned originally to be a fairly short day from the Sutton visitors centre. I headed towards my trail which I soon rejoined I arrived at.. .'Redroofs' my next accommodation near to the centre of Helmsley.

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Sep 13, 2019 - Thirsk to Boltby

Miles from Thirsk to Boltby Todays destination was to a visitors centre at Sutton where Brigantes suggested I arrange transport to nearby Boltby with the owner for my overnight stay.However as the distance there was only estimated to be about 10 miles, a half days walk, I decided to plan a route directly to my overnight accommodation. Looking at the map it became clear it was not far off the 'trail' and I could leave there the next day eastwards picking up the Cleveland national trail. Town Pasture farm, Boltby was situated within the...

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Sep 12, 2019 - West Tanfield to Thirsk

Miles from West Tanfield to Thirsk After a pleasant night and superb breakfast it was time to leave the Bull inn Right in the centre of Thirsk in the market place was the very impressive 'Golden Fleece' that had captured both old world charm and exceptional levels of comfort.

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Sep 11, 2019 - Cover Bridge to West Tanfield

Miles from Cover bridge to West Tanfield I set off from the Cover bridge inn and headed eastwards to my next planned stop, another pub; this time on the banks of the river Usk. On church road I reached the Bull inn

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Sep 10, 2019 - Aysgarth to Cover Bridge

Miles from Aysgarth to Cover bridge I began my second week of walking leaving Cornlee for a relatively short walk to Cover Bridge. Delight as the nights destination was a pub on the banks of the river Cover that had a history going back to the 16th century.

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Sep 9, 2019 - Hawes to Aysgarth

Miles from Hawes to Aysgarth After breakfast it was time to set off from lovely Hawes to Aysgarth renowned these days for the scene in Kevin Costners film of 'Robin Hood Prince of Thieves' for the river crossing dispute with Little John. For the second consecutive night my overnight stay was at a Guest house. The 'Cornlee' was a lovely stop in an area quintessentially a Yorkshire dales village

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Sep 8, 2019 - Cowgill to Hawes

Miles Cowgill to Hawes To-days route was to Hawes a town I like very much indeed and even though it was Sunday I looked forward to finding plenty of places open. I last stayed in the town in April 2018 as the Pennine way route passes very close to it. After breakfast it was time to leave the Sportsmans inn and set off for Hawes an area of outstanding natural beauty. The overnight accommodation was a pleasant Victorian B & B in a central position.

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Sep 7, 2019 - Sedbergh to Cowgill

Miles from Sedbergh to Cowgill After a fairly long day of walking the previous day I had a shorter day planned from the Dalesman inn to another pub the 'Sportsmans inn' in Cowgill. This was my first Saturday morning of this walk. The Sportsmans was just the sort of inn I love, traditional with a 350 year history spanning the Drovers and Irish navvies working on nearby railways.

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Sep 6, 2019 - Staveley to Sedbergh

Miles from Staveley to Sedbergh When I originally planned this walk the itineary suggested the day would end in Howgill but due to limited accommodation I would instead be heading for nearby Sedbergh. To avoid a very long walk in excess of 20 miles I planned the route to my overnight 'digs' the Dalesman Country inn and set off with GPS loaded with OS maps, a route guide and compass. Suitably prepared it was time to leave the very comfortable 'Eagle & Child'.

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