Thursday 3rd May
Helwith Bridge to Horton: a Landscape Revealed - Dr David Johnson

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Thursday 7th June
Bainbridge ‘We Dig Community’ Project
led by Miles Johnson

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Programme of Events

Throughout the year UWHG holds a series of walks, talks and visits covering a variety of archaeological topics

Indoor meetings are held at 19:30 in the Soroptomists Rooms, 28 Otley Street, Skipton

Programme for Winter 2017 - Spring 2018

Thursday 3rd May
Helwith Bridge to Horton: a Landscape Revealed - Dr David Johnson

Dr David Johnson, local archaeologist will lead a walk between Helposter_may_18_smlwith Bridge and Horton, in a landscape steeped in visible archaeological remains, with extensive lynchet and ridge & furrow systems, ‘old’ walls, historical trackways and old quarries, not to mention signs of tectonic activity and landscape processes.

Car Parking & Meeting Point: Picnic site at Helwith Bridge.  GR: SD 810 695.
Start: 10.30am, Finish: 3.30pm
Distance: 9 kilometres.
70m of ascent.  All the route is on Public Rights of Way paths or tracks.
Lunch: Bring a packed lunch.
Useful Information: No dogs permitted.  Nearest toilets are at Horton-in-Ribblesdale.

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Thursday 7th June
Bainbridge ‘We Dig Community’ Project  - Led by Miles Johnson

Yorkshire Dales National Park Senior Historic Environment Offposter_jun18_sml02icer, Miles Johnson, will lead a walk round Bainbridge exploring the important archaeological and historical sites of the village, including those excavated during the community archaeology project

Meeting Point: Bainbridge Village Green
Start: 1pm, Finish: approx. 3pm
Car Parking: On-street around the Village Green. GR: SD 934 903.
Distance: Approx. 2 miles at a slow pace.
Terrain: Village lanes and pasture fields, steep in places. Boots or walking shoes and waterproofs are essential. Take sun cream, as required.
Useful Information: Toilets on Village Green. Refreshments available at the Corn Mill Café.

         Please note: No dogs permitted.

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Download the 2018 programme here

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