Autumn Weekend in a Remote North York Moors Dale

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Nov 22
2019

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£74.00
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A good moorland walk, 10-12 miles.

Enjoy a weekend of walking, socialising, hearty, home-cooked food, and maybe some ghostly stories in a recently renovated bunkhouse!

The Bunkhouse

Full of historic character - complete with flag-stone floors, wooden beams and a log burner in the sitting room – our Bunkhouse consists of kitchen, sitting room and dining room on the ground floor and two bunk-bedded dormitories, each sleeping 6, on the first floor. A nearby outbuilding houses toilets, showers and a drying room. (There are no bathroom facilities in the bunkhouse.) 

With no wifi or mobile phone signal and with only the sound of the water of the Hodge Beck running past, it is ideal for getting away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

The Weekend

Friday night: Please don't arrive before 5pm. We will gather and have a briefing about the weekend events, plus the usual buffet where we ask you to bring some food to share - home cooked is always appreciated, but not compulsory.

Saturday: After breakfast (included in the price), we will have a good walk in the Moors and dales of the relatively quiet National Park. The dales are adorned with gorgeous woodland which could be so colourful if we get autumn sunshine. The Moors will have a bleaker feel as the summer birds will have left and the colour of the heather will have faded long ago. The views across North Yorkshire from up there will be excellent if conditions are good. The walk will be determined when we know what the weather is likely to be.

Saturday evening, the Leader will provide food (included in the price), likely to be all home cooked: soup, possibly a game pie, mash and peas, followed by a crumble and custard. Hearty food! Alternatives will be offered subject to dietary requirements.

Sunday, after breakfast and the usual ODL clean up, there will be a shorter walk before we depart.

Oh, the ghostly stories! Our bunkhouse may have a ghost. When OutdoorLads used this bunkhouse several years ago, the then leader saw a figure in the night... Did something put the willies up him?

Dogs: This event is not suitable for dogs. 

Bransdale Mill
Brnsdale Mill with view to the Moors
Bransdale Mill
The entrance - white door by the bins
The approach from the track - view of the log shed
The shower and toilet block
Old inscription
Look for this sign by the bend in the road - see directions
View of Bransdale Mill as you approach from the track
Bransdale Mill
Brnsdale Mill with view to the Moors
Bransdale Mill
The entrance - white door by the bins
The approach from the track - view of the log shed
The shower and toilet block
Old inscription
Look for this sign by the bend in the road - see directions
View of Bransdale Mill as you approach from the track

Location

54.3696541, -1.0312171