- Range Walking Club
- Sunday 17th July 1994-Kirkby
- The last walk before the summer recess takes us to the
Kirkby Stephen area of Cumbria. We leave school at 8 am
prompt on Sunday, 17 July and should be back in Formby by
7.30 pm. The cost of travel is £4.00 for adults and
£2.00 for children and students in full-time education.
Please return slip with cheque (not cash) in an envelope
marked "RANGE WALKING CLUB" by Thursday, 7 July 1994.
Starting in Kirkby Stephen we follow Wainwright's coast
to coast path east, skirting Hartley Quarries up to Nine
Standards (668m) where fine views are available - weather
permitting. We continue on the coast to coast path then
to Pillar (831038). Leaving beaten track we go on to High
Seat (707m) then descend Mallerstang Edge, across the
river to Pendragon Castle, Lummerside Castle and Wharton
Hall to Kirkby Stephen.
Distance: 15 miles
- Ascent: 2850'
- Leaders: John Roberts and Garfield Southall
- B+' Walk
- A pleasant, gentle walk taking in reputedly the finest
limestone pavement in the country. We start at Orton
Village (623083) and ascend to Great Asby Scar where good
views abound before walking cross country to Crosby
Garrett and then to the finish at Kirkby Stephen.
Distance: 12 miles;
- Ascent: 2300'
- Leaders: Dave Poole and Dave Wake
- 'B' Walk
- Starting in Kirkby Stephen the route is southwards
following firstly the river then paths to Nateby and
across fields to Lockthwaite. A slight diversion takes us
to the quite spectacular Ewbank Scar then continuing
eastwards to Ladthwaite and then north along tracks past
Hartley Quarries and Hartley Village. We return to Kirkby
Stephen past the cricket field. On the easy side for a
'B' walk but there is plenty of varied scenery. It could
be very muddy if wet.
- Distance: 8 miles
- Ascent: 750'
- Leaden: Ian Gilmour and A N Other
- 'C' Walk
- From Kirkby Stephen we walk parallel to the River Eden
towards the hamlet of Nateby where, if our timing is
right, a comfortable refreshment can be taken. We then
continue with a short road walk and join a footpath to
Lammerside Castle ruins. Our return route is via Wharton
Hall. On a fine day this is a particularly attractive
area and deserves to be walked at a very leisurely
- Distance: 7 miles
- Ascent: 350'
- Leaders: Joyce and Rob Blackwell