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Westmorland Dales Gathering

Event location: Kirkby Stephen
Event date and time: 30/07/2017 00:00
Explore the Upper Eden and Yorkshire Dales National Park

A gathering centred on Kirkby Stephen celebrating our place in the North Pennines AONB and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Walk 1: Smardale Gill Nature Reserve
14.00 to 16.30

Exploring geology and landscape with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

An easy walk along the disused railway line of Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, now in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Looking for evidence of underlying rocks and geological processes which have shaped the landscape we see today.

Meet Newbiggin-on- Lune where the roads to Great Asby and Kelleth meet the A685.
GR NY 703 053. No need to book, suggested donation £3

Contact if required: Deborah Coleman 017683 71960 or deborahcoleman@btinternet.com


Walk 2 Hartley circular walk
10.00 to 16.00ish 
9 km (5.5miles) with 300m ascent - medium

A new circular walk on John Strutt Foundation nature reserve land in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with Kirkby Stephen Walkers are Welcome and Trust members looking at botany and wildlife in the varying habitats.

Meet Upper Eden Visitor Centre, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QN.

Packed lunch, dogs on leads. Donations welcome
Booking essential as places are limited: Upper Eden Visitor Centre 017683 71199  visit@uecp.org.uk      

 

Walk 3 Kirkby Stephen history through time
14.00 1.5 hours

A leisurely walk around Kirkby Stephen Conservation Area exploring the alleys and streets from the Anglo-Saxons to the 20th century.

Meet Upper Eden Visitor Centre, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QN.

Walk can be adjusted for wheelchair users. Donations welcome
Booking essential as places are limited: Upper Eden Visitor Centre 017683 71199  visit@uecp.org.uk

 


Kirkby Stephen & District Walkers are Welcome Steering Group. Contact us
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