Pateley Bridge - Brimham Rocks Circular

2019-06-29 10:15:00 2019-06-29 16:45:00 Europe/London Pateley Bridge - Brimham Rocks Circular

This circular walk is based on a route designed by Mike Brockhurst aka ‘The Walking Englishman’ www.walkingenglishman.com who joined us for the day when we walked it in June 2017 as part of the Take A Hike 15th Anniversary celebrations.

From Pateley Bridge we climb via Panorama Walk to Blazefield and then head east on various tracks to Brimham Rocks where we will have a break (please bring a packed lunch). Brimham Rocks is a natural spectacle of giant rock formations. For more details use this link: 
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brimham-rocks

We then head south to Dacre Banks via Summerbridge. Our route then takes us to the hamlet of Heyshaw before climbing up to the moor with an optional visit to the trig at High Crag. From Yorke’s Folly we drop down into the village of Bewerley and head back to the starting point in Pateley Bridge.

Total ascent c.615 metres.

Starting Point

Meet in the pay and display Showground Car Park in Pateley Bridge, which is opposite the park and war memorial, next to the zebra crossing. There are toilets at the entrance to the park, across the road from the car park. The walk starts at 1015.

Car Sharing

If you would like to car share for this walk, please use the Take A Hike messageboard (www.takeahike.org.uk) or Take A Hike facebook page to post a message to say the area you wish to car share from and see if anyone can help. You could also use the walk page on MeetUp for this purpose if you are a MeetUp user.

Please bring plenty of water to keep you hydrated along the route.

54.08474,-1.761239 Susan Wilkinson susanw1lk1nson@msn.com
date
Saturday 29 June, 2019
distance
12.0 miles
grade
Moderate
starts
10:15
description

This circular walk is based on a route designed by Mike Brockhurst aka ‘The Walking Englishman’ www.walkingenglishman.com who joined us for the day when we walked it in June 2017 as part of the Take A Hike 15th Anniversary celebrations.

From Pateley Bridge we climb via Panorama Walk to Blazefield and then head east on various tracks to Brimham Rocks where we will have a break (please bring a packed lunch). Brimham Rocks is a natural spectacle of giant rock formations. For more details use this link: 
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brimham-rocks

We then head south to Dacre Banks via Summerbridge. Our route then takes us to the hamlet of Heyshaw before climbing up to the moor with an optional visit to the trig at High Crag. From Yorke’s Folly we drop down into the village of Bewerley and head back to the starting point in Pateley Bridge.

Total ascent c.615 metres.

Starting Point

Meet in the pay and display Showground Car Park in Pateley Bridge, which is opposite the park and war memorial, next to the zebra crossing. There are toilets at the entrance to the park, across the road from the car park. The walk starts at 1015.

Car Sharing

If you would like to car share for this walk, please use the Take A Hike messageboard (www.takeahike.org.uk) or Take A Hike facebook page to post a message to say the area you wish to car share from and see if anyone can help. You could also use the walk page on MeetUp for this purpose if you are a MeetUp user.

Please bring plenty of water to keep you hydrated along the route.

starting point
Meet in the pay and display Showground Car Park in Pateley Bridge, which is opposite the park and war memorial, next to the zebra crossing.
starting grid reference
SE157654
post code
HG3 5BD

Start point

Meet in the pay and display Showground Car Park in Pateley Bridge, which is opposite the park and war memorial, next to the zebra crossing.

54.08474, -1.761239

contacts
name
Susan Wilkinson
surroundings
Moor, heath, Farmland, Woodland
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