Distance: 2.8 miles Ascent: 620 ft Time: 1 hour 30 minutes This is the Rookhope “gym”, a continuous and not so gentle ascent on a good track with excellent views. On a calm day on the valley floor below the gusts of wind funneled down the narrow cutting just before the top can stop […]
Despite the greyness of the sky, there was plenty of colour and joy outside the Rookhope Inn. Several teams of morris dancers were entertaining the villagers on the 28th February 2015.
Click on the image for larger picture Directions: 1. Follow the way marker at a gate to the right of the former church. The path turns right at the corner and then rises steeply up through three fields to the fell gate. (The third field is permissive only to avoid passing by Chestergarth House). 2. […]