Nidderdale. Yorks Dales.
Location: Yorkshire Water Services Car Park at the reservoir wall - GR SE 069 766.
Sat Nav: Google search gives post code of HG3 5SW.
Meet Coordinator: Kath & Graham Willis - firstname.lastname@example.org .
Walking Route: About 15k (9.4 miles) & 521m (1,709ft) of ascent.
Note: Please take appropriate footwear and waterproofs for the weather forecast as it is a remote area along with a packed lunch.
Facilities: Public toilets are available at the start point. Shops in Pateley Bridge passed on route.
The walking route will be a clockwise route of about 15k (9.4 miles) taking in about 521m (1,709ft) of ascent but may change on the day should weather conditions dictate.
The proposed route is a clockwise circular route following parts of the Nidderdale Way east & south to Lofthouse via the Dale Edge track and passing the shooting lodge on Thrope Edge. Leaving Lofthouse we'll climb up to Middlesmoor and rejoin the Nidderdale Way, following either 'In Moor Lane' or the track via Netherside Head Farm & Foggyshaw Barn back to the start point.
Refreshments afterwards at The Crown at Middlesmoor HG3 5ST - passed earlier in the day.