Walkers Extra Diary
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YearMonthDayDateLeaderLocationMilesE, M, D HoursTimePlaceLunch Description
2010NovemberMon22John PentithHaverah Park8E< 500:00Leisure CentreNoTracks, field paths, open farmland, reservoirs
2010DecemberTue21Andy ShawSicklinghallE3.7500:00Leisure CentrePackTracks, field paths, open farmland
2011JanuaryWed19Marie MurphyFountains Abbey & Studley Roger7E400:00Leisure CentrePackParkland, riverside, open farmland
2011FebruaryThu10David CornsBurnsall, GrassingtonE00:00Leisure CentrePackRiverside
2011MarchFri25Maeve CurtisPateley BridgeE/M00:00Leisure CentrePackA quiet corner of Nidderdale with the interesting feature of the ruins of Merryfield mines
2011AprilMon18Peter HarrisThruscrossM09:15Leisure CentrePackWoodland, moorland, reservoirs
2011MayTue24Maura HuntRipley, Burnt Yates8E09:15Leisure CentrePackFarmlans, open country, moors
2011JuneWed29Joyce WebsterSutton Bank7M09:30Leisure CentrePackPanoramic views, close up of White Horse
2011JulyThu28Carol PettifarHebdenM/S509:30Leisure CentrePackFarmland, open country, 1 or 2 streams to ford
2011AugustFri19Judith & John PentithIlkley7E/M409:30Leisure CentrePackFarmlans, open country, moors, woods
2011SeptemberMon26Carol PettifarWharram Percy8M409:30Leisure CentrePackOpen Wolds, woodland, fields, ancient ”lost” village
2011OctoberTue25Sue HowardMiddleham10M509:00Leisure CentrePackMoor, valley, horse- racing gallops
2011NovemberWed30David & Roz MillsSwinsty & Fewston ReservoirsE409:30Leisure CentrePackLakesides
2011DecemberWed14Carol PettifarSicklinghall5E309:30Scotts Arms SicklinghallPubEasy pre-xmas-lunch walk over local farms & woodland. Joint with original Walking Group
2012JanuaryFri27David CornsAddingham & IlkleyM509:30Leisure CentrePackAlong Ilkley Moor to Addingham, riverside return to Ilkley,
2012FebruaryMon27Peter HarrisBurton Leonard & Warren CovertE309:30Leisure CentrePackHard track  and pasture
2012MarchTue27David & Roz MillsRoseberry ToppingM/S09:30Leisure CentrePackWoodland, farmland & open moor. Short scramble up Roseberry Topping, some steep descents
2012AprilWed25Carol PettifarBeamsley BeaconM/S509:30Leisure CentrePack
2012MayThu31Sue HowardJervaulx AbbeyM409:30Leisure CentrePackThrough Thornton Steward to Cover Bridge along river to Abbey & tea room
2012JuneFri22Maura HuntWetherby & Collingham MoorE409:30Leisure CentrePackCancelled due to bad weather
2012JulyMon30Carol PettifarLaycock, Goose Eye & Keighley MoorM/S09:30Leisure CentrePackWoodland & open moor, Short steep hills, steady climb on track, steep climb to end. Stream to cross.
2012AugustTue28Maura HuntScugdale10M509:30Leisure CentrePackGood tracks all the way, a gradual ascent of 907 ft then level walking with spectacular views especially with heather in bloom
2012SeptemberWed26David & Roz MillsMillington DaleM409:30Leisure CentrePackWolds tops and valleys.Farmland and downs.Good paths throughout but could be some mud if wet.
2012OctoberThur25Maura HuntHarewood and EccupE/M409:30Leisure CentrePackTracks around Harewood Estate and Eccup Reservoir
2012NovemberFri30Peter HarrisGalphay8E409:30Leisure CentrePackField walk from Galphay to Mickley and Grewelthorp
2012DecemberFri14Julia NewmanWindmill, Linton4E209:30WindmillPubJoint Christmas walk & lunch with Walkers & Walkers Ultra
2013JanuaryMon28Carol PettifarNorth Rigton7M409:30Leisure CentrePackQuite hilly with lovely views on a nice day. Mud in places.
2013FebruaryTue26Lyn ParkinRoundhay Park8E4.509:30Leisure CentrePackFarm tracks, quiet roads and field paths around Roundhay and Shadwell
2013MarchThur28David & Roz MillsMillington Dale7.5M/S409:30Leisure CentrePackWolds tops and valleys. Farmland and downs. Good paths throughout. Repeat of September - change of season, change of scenery. Nice Tea shop!
2013AprilThu25Carol PettifarBaildon/ Shipley Glen7.5M/S09:30Leisure CentrePackWalk across Baildon Moor and through Shipley Glen
2013MayFri31Maura HuntSimon's Seat8.5M/S409:30Leisure CentrePackBardon Bridge up to Simon's Seat, down Valley of Desolation to Bolton Abbey
2013JuneMon24Jane Buglass/ Marie MurphyAislabie Walk - Fountains Abbey7.5E409:30Leisure CentrePackUndulating tracks and paths through woodland, along riverbanks, across fields and v. short stretches on quiet country roads.
2013JulyTue30Sue HowardVillages of Hambleton Hills7.5E/M409:30Leisure CentrePackPicturesque villages of Scawton, Cold Kirby and Old Byland. Passing close to Rievaulx Abbey
2013AugustWed28Maura HuntAddingham and Counter Hill9E/M4.509:30Leisure CentrePackLovely walk with outstanding views of Beamsley Beacon, Simon's Seat and Barden Fell. A couple of uphill field sections and a couple of high stiles but overall a gentle to moderate walk
2013SeptemberThur26David & Roz MillsFridaythorpe & Huggate7E/M3.509:30Leisure CentrePackTwo quintessential Wolds villages linked by dry chalk valleys. Easy walking with two short climbs.
2013NovemberFri1Carol PettifarBaildon/ Shipley Glen7.5M409:30Leisure CentrePackWalk across Baildon Moor and through Shipley Glen
2013NovemberMon25Peter HarrisBrimham7.5E/M409:30Leisure CentrePackGentle walk through woods and across moors around Brimham Rocks
2013DecemberWed12Alan GrantWhixley4E210:00The Anchor InnPubXmas lunch walk with other U3A Walkers Groups
2014JanuaryMon27Maggie ShawClifford to Smaws return9E4.509:30Leisure CentrePackStarting from Clifford, walking to Smaws and return. Mainly walking on paths with some quiet roads. Good views and pleasant riverside section.
2014FebruaryTue25Christine EasonScarcroft/ Wike/ Bardsey8E409:30Leisure CentrePackStarting from Bingley Arms, Bardsey, following old railway to Scarcroft Hill. On to Wike then following Leeds Country Way back to the Bingley. Expect lots of mud.
2014MarchWed26Joyce Webster Ripley/ Nidd Viaduct7E3.509:30Leisure CentrePackFrom Ripley through fields with a few stiles to Knox. Through woods along river, crossing over Nidd Viaduct. Return along Nidderdale Greenway
2014AprilThur24Peter HarrisArden Great Moor7M409:30Leisure CentrePackClimbing from Hawnby through woods onto moor.
2014MayFri30Carol PettifarStainforth - Yorkshire Dales8.5M4.509:30Leisure CentreCafeStarting from Stainforth, through Wharfe Wood and Oxenber Wood with lunch at Tea Room in Feizor. Return via Hoffman Kiln at Langcliffe
2014JuneMon30Pat BowmanFlamborough & Danes Dyke9.5M509:00Leisure CentrePackStarting from Danes Dyke, through Flamborough village, across the headland to North Cliff. Clifftop walk through Thornwick Bay, Northwick Bay, Flamborough Head and South Landing.
2014JulyTue29David & Roz MillsRavenscar/ Robin Hoods Bay Coastal8.5M508:30Leisure Centre
Ravenscar to Robin Hoods Bay via Bogle Hole. Return via inland route
2014AugustWed27Maura HuntThruscross Reservoir8.5E4.509:30Leisure CentrePackStarting from Car Park at western end of Fewston Reervoir.A varied walk along woodland paths, along the reservoir, through deciduous and coniferous woodland and open moorland. With luck the heather will be in flower.
2014SeptemberThur25Eddie & Liz MinnisConeysthorpe and Appleton le Street7.75E409:30Leisure CentrePackWalk starts in Coneysthorpe.Approach and Parking – Coneysthorpe lies three quarters of a mile north of Castle Howard. On entering the village from the direction of York and Castle Howard, turn left at red phone box and drive alongside village green to park at the village hall (please use honesty box).

2014OctoberFri31Liz & Alan PenningtonTadcaster to Bilborough9E409:30Leisure CentrePackWalking from Tadcaster on old Roman Road towards York as far as Healaugh and Bilborough along field paths, tracks and quiet country roads.
2014NovemberMon24Sue HowardWetherby to Sicklinghall & return9.5E/M4.509:30Leisure CentrePackLeaving Leisure Centre Car Park walking across Ings then Cycle path towards Spofforth. Through Stockeld Park to Sicklinghall then returning to Linton and back to Wetherby along the river
2014DecemberThur11Lyn ParkinWetherby - Freeman's Way - Flint Mill - Wharfe5E2.509:30Leisure CentreXmasShort walk with Standard and Ultra Groups followed by Christmas Lunch at Wetherby Golf Club
2015JanuaryFri30Carol PettifarHuby - Leathley - Braythorn - Stainburn - return8.5M509:30Leisure CentrePackThe walk takes in Leathley; Lindley Farm; Braythorn; Stainburn and has everything to offer in terms of views, scenery and interesting sections including bridleways, fields, woods, tracks, beautiful villages, undulations and streams.
2015FebruaryMon23Christine EasonThorner -Scarcroft Hill - Hetchell Craggs - Stubbing Moor - Return8.5E409:30Leisure Centre PackFrom Thorner to Scarcroft Hill, Pompacali, Hetchell Craggs, Stubbing Moor, Regdale Plantation, Kennel Lane., then Jubilee Bridge on way back to Thorner
2015MarchTue31David CornsBramham to Collingham via Compton. Return via Wharfe, Wattlesyke and Clifford9E509:30Leisure CentrePackStarting from Bramham head towards Wolversome, Compton and Collingham. Follow river towards Wetherby before heading across fields to Wattlesyke, crossing A1 at Clifford Moor then back to Bramham.
2015AprilWed29Jim LobleyRipley/ Hampsthwaite/ Birstwith9M4.509:30Leisure CentrePackStarting from Ripley Castle, a circular walk via Hampsthwaite and Birstwith incorporating parts of the Nidderdale Way
2015MayThur28Sue HowardRichmond8M4.609:30Leisure CentrePackFrom Nunns Close Car Park Richmond (DL10 4UN) along top of Whitcliffe Scar to monument at Willances Leap. Follow river back to Richmond
2015JuneFri26Peter HarrisSutton Bank8M4.509:30Leisure CentrePackFrom Sutton Bank Visitor Centre through Garbutt Wood past Southwoods Hall to Boltby. Join Cleveland Way to High Barn and return
2015JulyMon27Maura HuntWhitby - CANCELLED - LOW NUMBERS AND POOR FORECAST9.5E/M508:30Leissure CentrePackStart from West Pier in Whitby, head towards Ruswarp then Shawn Riggs, Cock Mill Wood, Whitby Laithes, joining Cleveland Way. Through High Whitby, to Whitstone Point, Black Nab and Whitby Abbey, descending the steps back to the start.
2015AugustTue25Andy & Maggie ShawFalling Foss - May Beck7.5E/M4.508:30Old Station Car ParkPackDelightful walk through old woodland, forest plantations and countryside ending at Falling Foss waterfall.
2015SeptemberWed30Sue HowardMiddleham 9E/M509:00Old Station Car ParkPackFrom the market place we walk past Middleham castle up to the gallops. We then head to Bolton Hall, go through Wensley Park to Wensley and come back along the banks of the River Ure.
2015OctoberThur29Derek & Angela MarshallMillington and Chalkland Way9M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackFrom Millington to Great Givendale then take Chalkland way back to Millington through woods, fields,farm tracks and some quiet minor roads.
2015NovemberFri27Pat BowmanHarewood and Eccup9E09:30Old Station Car ParkPackStart from Village Hall in Harewood. Walking around Estate to Eccup and return
2015DecemberThur10David CornsWhixley4.5E2PubChristmas Walk & Lunch with Standard and Ultras
2016JanuaryMon25Sue HowardHovingham9.8E509:00Old Station Car ParkPackWalk from Barton-le-Street to Hovingham within bounds of Castle Howard, passing the 400 year old ancestoral home of the Worsley family,
2016FebruaryTue23Carol PettifarSicklinghall - Spofforth - Kirkby Overblow8.5M409:30Old Station Car ParkPackCircular walk from Sicklinghall to Spofforth and Kirkby Overblow.
2016MarchWed30David CornsRamsgill7.5M4.509:30Old Station Car ParkPackNidderdale walk from Ramsgill up to Stean, up to Middlesmoor then return via Lofthouse - WALK ABORTED AFTER 2 MILES DUE TO ILLNESS
2016AprilThur28Maura HuntWhitby9.5E/M508:30Old Station Car ParkPackStart from West Pier in Whitby, head towards Ruswarp then Shawn Riggs, Cock Mill Wood, Whitby Laithes, joining Cleveland Way. Through High Whitby, to Whitstone Point, Black Nab and Whitby Abbey, descending the steps back to the start.
2016MayFri27Peter HarrisSimon's Seat8D509:00Old Station Car ParkPackStarting from Bolton Abbey Pavillion we climb Simon's Seat via Hazlewood Moor and Lord's Seat. Descend through Valley of Desolation
2016JuneMon27Don PatersonRunswick Bay7M409:00Old Station Car ParkPackRunswick Bay to Staithes through woodland and Nature Reserve. Return via coastal path.
2016JulyTue26Lyn ParkinWentworth Woodhouse7.5E409:30Old Station Car ParkPackStart from Wentworth Garden Centre, walk through Wentworth Woodhouse Estate, former home of Fitzwilliam family. We take in a number of follies and local villages en route.
2016AugustWed31Christine EasonSwinsty & Beever Dyke reservoirs8.3E/M4.509:30Old Station Car ParkPackAn undulating walk from Swinsty to Beever Dyke Reservoir in Haverah Park
2016SeptemberThur29Adrian LockwoodMiddlesmoor Loop9M/H609:30Old Station Car ParkPackRidge walk in Upper Nidderdale. Takes in old mine workings, quarring to build Scar House Dam. Good tracks and paths and two steep ascents.
2016OctoberFri28David CornsBurnsall, Grassington7E/M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackAlong river from Burnsall to Grassington. Return via Linton and Thorp. Gentle walk along paths,tracks and quiet roads.
2016NovemberMon28Derek & Angela MarshallTerrington9.4M/H5.509:00Old Station Car ParkPackWalk from Terrington along paths and tracks through fields and woodland. Two significant climbs but worth it for the views.
2016DecemberThur8David CornsThorp Arch5E2.510:00Pax Car ParkPaxWalk from Pax to Wetherby on Ebor Way. Return for Christmas Lunch via Cycle path
2017JanuaryMon30Christine EasonMillington9E/M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackWalk around Millington, across fields, along tracks, through woodland and nature reserve. Taking in Great Givendale Church and Kilnwick Percy.
2017FebruaryTue28David CornsRamsgill7.5M4.509:30Old Station Car ParkPackNidderdale walk from Ramsgill up to Stean, up to Middlesmoor then return via Lofthouse
2017MarchWed29Carol PettifarBeckwithshaw7.5E/M409:30Old Station Car ParkPackCircular walk from Beckwithshaw through Cardale Woodland. Farm tracks and paths with good views
2017AprilThur27David CornsBolton Abbey11E/M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackFrom Beamsley to Storiths. Down to Bolton Abbey then up the river to Barden Bridge returning to the start along opposite side of the Wharf.
2017MayThur25Maura HuntMiddleham/ Coverham8E/M4.509:30Old Station Car ParkPackFrom Middleham to Coverham via River Cover and Hullo Bridge. Return via Forbidden Corner and gallops
2017JuneMon26Sue HowardCoxwold9M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackFrom Coxwold to Husthwaite, Kilburn - birthplace of Mouseman, Robert Thompson - return to Coxwold. Start YO61 4BB
2017JulyTue25Maura HuntBarden Moor10.5M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackMoorland walk around Burnsall, Thorpe Fell, Rylstone Fell and Embsay
2017AugustWed30Sue HowardLumps & Bumps of Castle Howard10E/M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackStarting from main Castle Howard Car Park, we visit the follies including The Temple, The Mausoleum, Humpback Bridge over man made lakes and the Pyramid
2017SeptemberThur28Adrian LockwoodPenyghent Plover Hill8.7M/D509:30Old Station Car ParkPackPlover Hill ascent of 559 metres. Possibly boggy in places but mainly good tracks and paths
2017OctoberFri27Malcolm BrookBarley7.2E/M409:00Old Station Car ParkPackFigure of 8 walk from Barley in the shadow of Pendle Hill
2017NovemberMon27Carol PettifarBeamsley Beacon9M/D4.509:00Old Station Car ParkPackFrom Wharfe climb to summit of Beamsley Beacon. Descend and follow Dales Way back to start
2017DecemberMon11David CornsWhixley4.5E209:30Old Station Car ParkPubShort walk with Standard and Ultra Groups followed by Christmas Lunch at Anchor Whixley
2018JanuaryMon29Carol PettifarDacre Banks - Brimham Rocks9M4.509:00Old Station Car ParkPackDacre Banks - follow Nidd - through Birch Wood to Brimham Rocks - return. Includes a mederate/steep climb.
2018FebruaryTue27David Corns (Mike Arnold)Harewood Estate and environs7.5E409:30Old Station Car ParkPackLast minute substitution for Threshfields Moor walk due to forecast of heavy snow
2018MarchWed28Sue HowardRichmond - Whitcliffe Scar8M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackRichmond - up to Whitcliffe Scar and Willance's Leap. Descend to River Swale, walking through meadows back to Richmond passing the castle.
2018AprilThur26Christine EasonSinnington9M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackWoodland foot & bridle paths. Some quiet minor roads. Through Cropton, Spaunton and Appleton-le-Moor Villages. Long tracks with open views then riverside back to Sinnington where muddy boots can be washed in the river.
2018MayFri25David CornsWest Tanfield7.5E3.509:30Old Station Car ParkPackWalk along river from West Tanfield to North Stainley. On to Mickley then woodland and riverside walk back to start.
2018JuneMon25Adrian LockwoodWhernside8D509:00Old Station Car ParkPackFrom Ribblehead walk past the Viaduct then a steady climb up Whernside. A steep descent back to the start.
2018JulyTue31Lyn ParkinPendle Hill9M509:00Old Station Car ParkPackStarting from Barley Car Park, we will climb Pendle Hill. An undulating walk with a few longer steep slopes.
2018AugustWed29Carol PettifarNorth Yorkshire Moors - Chopgate11M509:30Old Station Car ParkPackA circular walk from Chopgate onto NY Moors and Cleveland Way. Onto Cringle Moor then Cold Moor before returning to start
2018SeptemberThur27Margaret Crawford & Gill RoweHebden8E,M4.509:30Old Station Car ParkPackFrom Hebden follow the Grassington Lead Mine Trail , then onto Grassington Moor and Grassington village. Return to Hebden via Dales Way along the Wharfe.
2018OctoberFri26Pat BowmanHole of Horcum9M509:30Old Station Car ParkPack
2018NovemberMon26Malcolm Brook09:30Old Station Car ParkPack
2018DecemberTue11Christmas walk and lunch
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