The Yorkshire Dales are one of the loveliest, special places in the world. A great place with some of the best people ever. We had a couple of days there on our way up to Northumberland and managed to get two walks on to the fells – pretty good going as there was lots of rain, strong winds and bursts of sun.
We were staying in Bondcroft Farm which is just outside Skipton up above the small village of Eastby. It is a long steep walk up to the farm after a couple of beers at the Elm Tree down in Embsay. On the other hand, it meant we were very close the Embsay Crag so when the weather permitted we only had a short walk to get there and managed to get some nice pictures.
The next day we drove along to Ingleton for the Waterfalls Walk. It goes up one limestone and slate valley, across the fell and then down the next. It was raining as we set out but soon cleared so there’s lots of sunshine on the bright green grass in the pictures.
I couldn’t resist taking pictures of the three signs …