Summer walk: Goathland

28/04/18 Goathland Circular  ‘A’ Bill Sillitoe,  ‘B’ Margaret Hope

It was a cold, cloudy start as 48 members travelled to the North Yorkshire Dales stopping for coffee in Guisborough. It was cloudy and overcast as 19 members set out on the ‘A’ walk which turned out to be very difficult due to long periods of ‘heather hopping’ making for tired legs. After lunch, 25 members did the ‘B’ walk and everyone got caught in a light rain shower. By the time both parties returned the coffee shops were all closing except for the railway station cafe so it was frequented by most of our members. The evening stop was in Sedgefield but it proved unsatisfactory so it was decided not to stop there on future outings. Flowers: celandine, dog violet, forget-me-not, gorse, greater stitchwort, green alkanet, opposite leaved golden saxifrage, primrose, ramson, wild strawberry, wood anemone, wood sorrel. Other: 2 deer in field on way home.

This entry was posted in Summer walks, What we saw. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s