Category: Michael Webster

2016-12-07 Whittonstall from Broomley (Michael Webster)

1st hill alongside Painshawfield Total Distance:-           16.5 Km          (10.3 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.33 Km/hr      (2.07 mph)                              [10.08 am – 15.10 pm} Max height:-                249 m              (817 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              435 m              (1427 ft)   Michael Webster led. 18 in group.  Leaving the bus at Broomley we headed eastwards to Old Ridley Read More …

2016-12-01 Crookham from Millfield (Michael Webster)

Total Distance:-           16.4 Km          (10.2 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.35 Km/hr      (2.08 mph)                              [10.21 am – 15.15 pm} Max height:-                140 m              (459 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              249 m              (817 ft)   Michael Webster led. 20 in group. Starting at Millfield, we headed NW to Flodden where we had our coffee stop on Read More …

2016-08-06 Staithes (Michael Webster)

Hob Hole Number in Group: 12                     Distance: 11.1 miles        Total Ascent: 2,627 feet   Highest Point: Seavey Hill 367 ft Lowest Point: Sandsend Sea Level After the previous “hunt the path” walk in Langholm, this walk was straightforward simply: keep the sea on the right and follow the well worn Cleveland Way from Whitby Read More …

2016-08-01 Langholm (Michael Webster)

Crossing Becks Burn Number in Group: 21                     Distance: 11.1 miles        Total Ascent: 1,402 feet   Highest Point: Above Wauchope Burn 616 ft Lowest Point: Murtholm 218 ft This circular walk from the car park in Langholm was taken from “The Langholm Walks” Booklet, walk number 11. We started by crossing the bridge over to Read More …

2016-07-26 Wall (Michael Webster)

Stagshaw Bank Number in Group: 15                     Distance: 11.1 miles        Total Ascent: 900 feet   Highest Point: Stanley Plantation 837 ft Lowest Point: Wall 310 ft Starting at Halton Shields, with two other groups, we followed the Hadrian’s Wall path alongside B6318 to Downhill Quarries. Here we turned SW to follow a track into Halton. Read More …

2016-07-14 Ripon (Michael Webster)

Bishop Monkton – Cockadoodle Number in Group: 22                     Distance: 13.4 miles        Total Ascent: 900 feet   Highest Point: Bland Close  330 ft Lowest Point: Ripon Canal  57 ft Starting from the car park behind Ripon Market place, we cut through to Ripon Cathedral (upgraded from a Minster in 2014). After passing through the grounds, Read More …

2016-07-08 Patterdale (Michael Webster)

Angle Tarn – lunch Number in Group: 8                        Distance: 10.7 miles        Total Ascent: 2,500 feet approx Highest Point: near The Knott  1,936 ft Lowest Point: near Patterdale  202 ft Setting out from Patterdale, we headed E across Goldrill Beck to Rooking, where turning SSE we followed the footpath to Crookabeck and Beckstones. A coffee Read More …

2016-07-02 Jedburgh (Michael Webster)

Capon Tree Number in Group: 13                     Distance: 10.5 miles to bus, 11.5 to pub Total Ascent: 1,620 feet Highest Point: Black Law 988 ft Lowest Point: Jed Water 202 ft Starting the walk just after Smail Cleuch on the A68, we headed down a track to Ferniehirst Mill. Crossing the Jed Water by a rather Read More …

2016-06-27 Holy Island (Michael Webster)

Snook Point Number in Group:24                      Distance: 12.0 miles        Total Ascent: 595 feet Highest Point: Start (79 ft) Lowest Point: Sea Level Leaving the coaches at Beal, we headed back to the level crossing to pick up a track, heading NNE, on the West side the Main Newcastle to Edinburgh Railway Line. Just past Fisher’s Read More …