Swaledale: 7000 Years of a Landscape and its People - Mon 25–Sat 30 July 10.00–13.00

posted 8 Jul 2011, 09:29 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 18 Jul 2011, 06:43 ]

Swaledale: 7000 Years of a Landscape and its People
County: North Yorkshire

Mon 25–Sat 30 July 10.00–13.00

Daily guided walks exploring the geology, ancient woodland, archaeology and mining history of Swaledale over the past 7000 years.

Walking boots and waterproof clothing required. Some off-path walking and steep slopes. Maximum 20 participants. Attendees participate at own risk.

Note that the walks programme has changed slightly since first published. The Monday and Wednesday walks have been switched round.

Suitable for 16-17, 18+

FREE: donations welcome.


Monday 25 July: 3 p.m. "Stationary"walk: SUITABLE FOR ANYONE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY: a very short stroll on the footpath from Reeth Green to Reeth School followed by a one-hour illustrated historical interpretation of the fine panoramic view.

Tuesday 26 July; Maiden Castle walk (3 hours)

Wednesday 27 July: Ancient Woodland walk led by Tim Laurie NB THIS WILL BE A FULL DAY WALK SO PLEASE BRING LUNCH

Thursday 28 July: Lead and Chert Mining walk (3 hours)

Friday 29 July: Geology walk (3 hours)

Saturday 30 July: Maiden Castle walk (3 hours)

Location: Reeth Green, Reeth, Richmond. Meet outside the gift/paper shop (on the cobbles to the left of the Green driving from Richmond on the B6270). On Wednesday and Thursday, participants will drive on to the walk start location. 

Book your place by email to info@swaag.org or by using using the Contact page on http://www.swaag.org

Org: Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group (SWAAG)
Name: Peter Denison-Edson
Tel: 01748 886542
Email: info@swaag.org
Web: www.swaag.org