Thursday 26 April 2012

Clapham to Austwick

Just an easy walk taking advantage of the surprising weather improvement which certainly wasn't forecast. Parking in Clapham on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, we walked to Austwick on field paths. Stopping en-route for lunch, although the rain stayed away, the wind meant we sheltered behind a wall. The path crosses an ancient settlement, not that obvious on the ground, but the field system was very clear to see.
A stroll through Austwick, then a short climb up past Austwick Hall and Town Head brought us into Thwaite Lane. This led us back to the car in Clapham, the wind behind us now and the sun shining, it was really rather pleasent.
Robin Proctor's Scar from Thwaite Lane


  1. Ooh - that's a walk I know really well! I have friends in Austwick.

  2. A lovely village Alan, this area is handy for me, just along the A65. Lots of good walks from Austwick and Clapham, full of interest.