Walks in 2015

We did the following dates in 2015.

Ambleside – 30th January to 1st February 2015
We stayed at the Water Edge Inn, which is by the lake where you catch the boats.

Llanberis – 15th February to 18th February 2015
We stayed for 3 nights at the beautiful Royal Victoria Hotel. Excellent walks (not too strenuous). Lots of singles (and no supplement).

Kilnsey/Grassington – 20th to 22nd March 2015
Our accommodation was at the Tennants Arms at Kilnsey , a superb hotel set under Kilnsey Crag. Walks to include Grassington and the Wharfedale valley.

Otley – 14th to 16th April 2015
A new venue – with a difference. We stayed at Chevin Lodge, near Otley, in log cabins in 44 acres of woodland.
West Burton Falls

West Witton – 10th to 12th May 2015
Accommodation is at the Old Star guest house, next door to the Fox and Hounds.  A beautiful area, with walks around Aysgarth, West Burton, Leyburn and Middleham castle. See here for previous walks.

Belper – 31st May to 2nd June 2015
A return visit to Makeney Hall, a magnificent Victorian country mansion in South Derbyshire. Walks included parts of the Mid Shires Way and the Derwent Valley.


Llangollen – 28th to 30th June 2015 
We stayed at the Abbey Grange hotel, at the foot of the Horseshoe Pass.  Only 400 metres from the hotel are the lovely ruins of Vale Crucis Abbey, nearby are the Horseshoe Falls, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the magnificent Castell Dinas Bran.

Kinder Downfall

Hayfield – 21st to 23rd July 2015
We stayed at the Royal Hotel in Hayfield (one of Mel’s favourite villages).  Walks to include the edges of Kinder Scout.

The Malverns

Malvern – 11th to 13th August 2015 
We stayed at the Abbey hotel, adjoining Malvern Priory, with fine walks on the Malvern Hills.

View of the Great Orme from Conwy Mountain

Conwy – 25th to 27th August 2015
Same time as previous years, for the yellow and purple of the gorse and heather, fantastic!
Getting towards King Solomon's Temple

Buxton – 18th to 20th September 2015
We stayed at the Portland Hotel, next to the park and Pavillion, in this beautiful Derbyshire town.

Ravenscar – 11th to 13th October 2015
Accommodation is at the beautiful Raven Hall Hotel, set on the cliff tops of Robin Hoods Bay.

Enjoying the view

Levisham / Pickering –  6th to 8th November 2015
On the edge of the Hole of Horcum near Pickering, we stay at the superb Horseshoe Inn.

New Year
Our most popular break is at New Year (3oth December 2015 to 1st January 2016).


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