Saturday 21 April 2018 : Knaresborough

Distance
Miles
Difficulty
Moderate
Start Time
10:30
Location
Knaresborough Map of meeting point
Leader
Andrew Prior
Contact
Email: pndrew_arior@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07736859956

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Meeting Point: York Place Long Stay Pay & Display Car Park in Knaresborough. Post code HG5 0AD. (SE 354 568)
We will meet next to the ticket machine.
There are toilets in the car park.

Public Transport: Regular bus and train services run to Knaresborough.

Parking: York Place Long Stay Pay & Display Car Park in Knaresborough. Post code HG5 0AD.
Cost is £1.60 for 4+ hours. The entrance is on the main road, opposite the swimming pool, next to the Marquis of Granby pub. We will meet next to the ticket machine.

Description: From Knaresborough we follow the River Nidd in a southerly direction for a short distance and then head towards Birkham Wood and Plompton Hall. From there we continue to Little Ribston and return to the Nidd for our lunch-break, looking across the river to Ribston Hall. We then follow part of the Knaresborough Round route to Goldsborough before looping back to Knaresborough Castle. The walk has lovely views of the river Nidd, and across rolling countryside and is mostly on good footpaths and tracks across farmland, but can be muddy in parts and we have a couple of busy roads to cross.