2017 WALKS

Here is a full listing of our adventures in 2017. Although we did not do as many walks in 2016, progress was made by Little Eric in bagging more of the Lakeland Fells, and for Southey, he is just one walk away from completing the Limestone challenge (the area around the Three Peaks in Yorkshire).

So the completion of this by summiting Whernside, once again, is one of the priorities. Little Eric also hopes to make further progress in with the Birketts and Wainwrights. Even so is still adamant that Dad does not have to repeat all the fells to complete the challenge, bearing in mind the problems Dad is suffering with his back. We so enjoyed doing the Bowland Fells in 2015, so much so that Little Eric has suggested that we could redo some of those. The rest of us like this idea too.

Otherwise we look forward to just enjoying the wonderful countryside of Cumbria, Lancashire and Yorkshire

Our final list, this year was shorter. This was due to Dad having less time to devote to walks and the weather. Nevetheless we say a big thank you to Dad for the days out we had.

Where the text under 'walk details' is in green there is an associated story. Where it is in maroon, there is an associated blog walk. Click the link to find out more.

Location codes: C=Cumbria, FB=Forest of Bowland, H=Howgill Fells, L=Lancashire, LD=Lake District, NP=North Pennines, Y=Yorkshire, YD=Yorkshire Dales



Walk Details


Accmpnd by Map Distance (miles) Link
05/01/2017 Heaton with Oxcliffe Circular L   296 9.0 more...
14/01/2017 Hutton Roof Crags & Farleton Knott from Plain Quarry C   OL7 9.0 more...
24/01/2017 Hest Bank Circular L Uncle Eric 296 6.0 more...
29/01/2017 Cougha Pike & Grit Fell from Birk Bank FB   OL41 8.25 more...
08/02/2017 Moughton & Crummackdale from Wharfe YD Uncle Eric OL2 5.0 more...
19/02/2017 Eaves Wood, Woodwell & Heald Brow L   OL7 6.75 more...
09/03/2017 Underley Park, Mansergh, Rigmaden, Beckfoot & Casterton Hall from Devil's Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale (originally written in 2010, now extended with additional photographs) C   OL2 11.75 more..
14/03/2017 Walton Hall, How Barrow, Ellerside & Great Allotment from Cartmel C Uncle Eric OL7 8.0 more..
25/03/2017 Whernside from Ribblehead YD   OL2 8.25 more..
04/04/2017 Winster Valley & Barkbooth Lot Nature Reserve LD Uncle Eric OL7 7.0 more..
22/04/2017 Lawkland & Eldroth from Buck Haw Brow Y   OL41 8.25 more..
05/05/2017 Lawkland & Eldroth from Buck Haw Brow Y Uncle Eric OL41 7.5 more..
07/05/2017 Riverside Millennium Path, Condor Green & Lancaster Canal, from St George's Quay, Lancaster L   296 10.5 more..
01/06/2017 Lower Dentdale from Milthrop Bridge C Uncle Eric OL2/19 8.5 more..
16/06/2017 Smardale Fell, Smardale Nature Reserve & Waitby from Kirkby Stephen C Uncle Eric OL19 9.5 more..
01/07/2017 Lancaster, Halton, Nether Kellet & Cote Farm circular L   OL41 10.25 more...
14/07/2017 Wennington Circular from Bridge House Farm, Wray L Uncle Eric OL41 8.5 more...
10/08/2017 Seathwaite Fell from Seathwaite Farm LD Uncle Eric OL4/6 6.5 more..
20/08/2017 The Buttermere Ridge (High Crag, High Stile & Red Pike) from Gatesgarth LD   OL4 8.5 more..
23/09/2017 Pilling, Knott End Circular L   296 8.25 more..
15/10/2017 Ingleborough via Crina Bottom YD Uncle Bob OL2 6.25 more..
29/10/2017 Giggleswick Scar & Celtic Wall from Feizor YD   OL41 6.0 more..
02/11/2017 Stainforth, Ribble Way & Helwith Bridge from Feizor YD   OL41 7.75 more..
08/11/2017 Long Preston & Settle (almost) circular Y Uncle Eric OL41 8.5 more..
19/11/2017 Hard Knot Hill & Swinden from Hellifield Y   OL41 7.75 more..

Number of walks - 25