Map of our journey Pen-y-ghent is a mountain in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, England, 1.2 miles away from the village of Horton-In-Ribblesdale. Standing at 2,277 ft high from sea level, its name means "The Hill Of Winds" in Viking. It's also surrounded by many potholes; two of the biggest are Hunt and Hull pot. … Continue reading Pen-y-ghent – Rematch
Rocking Hall in the far distance Rocking Hall is an old Shooting Lodge in the middle of Barden Moor in North Yorkshire. It was built in 1758 for the Bolton Abbey Estate. A shooting lodge is a place which hosts shooting parties in comfort and style. The first time you see Rocking Hall is from … Continue reading Rocking Hall
I spend lots of my time walking the moors with my granddad and some of his friends. There are many moors nearby - Blubberhouses, Ilkley, Denton and Askwith are just some. Last year our friend Paul Bennett came to stay at his parents house near Bradford. Paul lives in Scotland and we don't see him … Continue reading Crow Well
My granddad told me about Mossdale Caverns - a huge cave system deep on Grassington moor, and I had to see it! He told me that there was a tragedy there in 1967 when 6 cavers were killed in the cave during a storm, and they are still buried in there. It is a very … Continue reading A Trip to Mossdale Caverns
Scar House reservoir in Nidderdale is about 20 miles from where I live. It is massive! It is nearly 2000 ft. long and contains one million tons of stone. It took 15 years to build. There were three resevoirs built in Nidderdale at the beginning of this century to provide the people of Bradford with … Continue reading Walking the pipe
If you can tell by the picture you may know that this post is going to be about one of my favourite walks, Penyghent - sometimes known as 'the hill of winds'. When I went on this walk it was the end of November 2017 at 10:00 in the morning. We started outside the village … Continue reading The hill of winds
Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Mackenzie and I am eleven years old. I started this blog, with help from my granddad as I want to write about and show photos of my walking adventures. I live near the Yorkshire Dales and the Yorkshire moors, in a little market town. I have … Continue reading Hello World!