Tag: short walks

Challenges, Walks

Geocaching – making local walks interesting again

Have you tried geocaching yet? Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunt using GPS. The Geocaches (small containers) are hidden for the seekers (you) to find. The geocaches contain a ‘logbook’ and ‘treasure’. The concept has been around for years but it’s popularity has spiked over the past year with people wanting to try and spice […]

Walks

Pinhaw Beacon, near Skipton

Location: Off road parking by the cattle grid on Carleton Moor Distance: 2km Pinhaw Beacon located on the tops of Carleton Moor above Elslack is a pretty easy trig point to bag. The views are unreal. Parking is in the makeshift car park just before the second cattle grid (coming from Carleton). The walk starts […]

Days out, Walks

Nostell Priory, Pontefract

Location: WF4 1QE Nostell Priory is situated between Pontefract and Wakefield, West Yorkshire so a day out distance for us. The site is National Trust but set up a little different to other ones we’ve been to. Here you book online for the car park pass which is £5 or free to members. You then […]