Lyke Wake walk: forty miles across the North Yorkshire moors

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Hiking -- England -- North York Moors., Moors (Wetlands) -- England -- Yorkshire (England), North York Moors (England) -- Guideb

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North York Moors (England), England, North York Moors., Yorkshire (Eng

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SeriesA "Dalesman" paperback
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LC ClassificationsDA670.Y6 C78
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Pagination88 p.
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Open LibraryOL4362512M
LC Control Number78417226

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Its associated club has its own social structure, culture and rituals based on the walk and Christian and folklore traditions from the area of North Yorkshire through which it passes. Commiserations on your Crossing.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). A precedent for considering the legitimacy of a Crossing which does not start at one & finish at the other of Lyke Wake walk: forty miles across the North Yorkshire moors book fully recognised, demarcated and solemnised departure/finishing locations of the Lyke Wake Walk, in the vicinity of Osmotherley & Ravenscar, is recorded in that revered tome, ‘Lyke Wake Walk: Forty Miles Across the North Yorkshire.

The Lyke Wake Walk is a mile (64 km) challenge walk across the highest and widest part of the North York Moors National Park in North Yorkshire, associated club has a social structure, culture and rituals based on the walk and Christian and folklore traditions from the area through which it passes.

My favourite part of my favourite county is the North York Moors, better even than the magnificent Yorkshire Dales and preferable to the over-crowded Lake District, which isn't even in Yorkshire, and I first did the Lyke Wake Walk over 25 years ago, led by Johnny (I have never known him as "Colin") Walker and with an inevitable party of Venture Scouts and Ranger Guides.

The Lyke Wake Walk is the forty two mile crossing of the North York Moors from Scarth Wood Moor, Osmotherley to the North Sea coast at Ravenscar, which has to be completed in less than twenty four hours. Cycle & horse crossings are not allowed, nor indeed legal, twenty four hours of daylight are allowed for ski crossings.

Guest post: Martyn Hudson, Newcastle University. The North York Moors of North East Yorkshire are well known for their witch folklore and for lore around hybrid human and animal beings including the witch-hares of Danby Dale, Westerdale and Farndale, mermen and women of the coast at places such as Skinningrove, and for fairy legends and the stories of the hobs.

Lyke wake walk by Cowley Bill and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The northern equivalent of the word lich is lyke, and reading that, a distant recollection detonated.

The Lyke Wake Walk was a name I’d not heard in years, and it instantly brought back memories of Blue Peter presenters grunting and grimacing their way across the invariably sodden North York Moors. In the late s, it had seemed that every scout pack.

Wiki information Lyke: Lyke Wake Walk Location. The Lyke Wake Walk is a mile challenge walk across the moorlands of north-east Yorkshire at their highest and widest part. The Walk is entirely within the North York Moors National Park in north-east England.

The Walk is unique in that it has an Lyke-Wake Dirge Poem, Published Work, Written Work. Lyke Wake Walk: 40 Miles Across the North Yorkshire Moors by BILL COWLEY () Jan Lyke Wake Walk: Forty Miles across the North Yorkshire Moors Jan Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: DPReview Digital Photography.

I've done the Lyke Wake Walk now seven times and truly a classic walk. I first did it in, but was called off, due to bad weather. Did it in, and a double solo crossing unsupported (well it was a west to east and east to west on 2 week-end separate crossing together.

boy, that was the case of having blister. The Lyke Wake Walk, it may be recalled, stretches for 42 long and lugubrious miles across the North Yorkshire moors and was originally the route of Author: Mike Amos. Description North York Moors. The North York Moors National Park was designated inone of the earliest in the country.

It stretches across a wedge of high ground between the North Sea and the Vales of Mowbray and Pickering, and includes the largest continuous area of heather moor in England. The plateau is dissected by tumbling becks and rivers flowing through.

The northern equivalent of the word lich is lyke, and reading that, a distant recollection detonated. The Lyke Wake Walk was a name I’d not heard in years, and it instantly brought back memories of Blue Peter presenters grunting and grimacing their way across the invariably sodden North York Moors.

In the late s, it had seemed that every scout pack, charity group, rambling. GOATHLAND – Scenic village and a stop on The North York Moors Steam Railway and setting as “Aidensfield” in the TV series, “Heartbeat”.

Interesting remains of a Roman Road over the moors. ROBIN HOOD’S BAY and RAVENSCAR, finish of the Lyke Wake Walk. Seals can sometimes be seen basking on the rocks. THE LYKE WAKE WALK D. PENFOLD classic traverse of the North Yorkshire Moors at their highest and widest point.

This takes an almost direct line from Osmotherley, near Thirsk, to Ravenscar on the coast, a few miles north of Scar­ borough. Forty miles is covered on this wholly pleasant walk, more if.

The Lyke Wake Walk is a forty mile moorland crossing over the top of the North York Moors from Osmotherley on the western edge to Ravenscar on the coast in the east.

The idea came from a local man called Bill Cowley who issued an open challenge in The Dalesman in August to cross the moors on foot from west to east within 24 hours, and its. ‘Oh yes, I’ve done the mile Lyke Wake Walk.’ (The one across the North York Moors, where you get a coffin badge at the end, or you end up in a coffin).

‘Great, next weekend we’ll get up at am, drive the two and a half hours to Horton-in Ribblesdale and do the walk.’ Insanity was starting to creep into my life. Oil Pollution In The North Sea English Paperback Book Free Shipping.

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$ relations: "Little" North Western Railway, A Bit of a Do, A Grass Rope, A Month in the Country (film), A roads in Zone 6 of the Great Britain numbering scheme, A1 road (Great. The importance of the village to walking is highlighted by Keven; The Cleveland Way passes right through the village, Wainwright’s Coast to Coast starts its climb up onto the North York Moors nearby and the Moor’s own 42 mile long distance walk, the Lyke Wake Walk, starts at Cod Beck Reservoir, just outside the village.

The Lyke Wake Walk is a forty mile moorland crossing over the top of the North York Moors from Osmotherley on the western edge to Ravenscar on the coast in the east. The idea came from a local man called Bill Cowley who issued an open challenge in The Dalesman in August to cross the moors on foot from west to east within 24 hours, and its.

Sole searching: the Lyke Wake Walk, North York Moors A grand railway station and one of Europe’s largest cathedrals contrast with tiny medieval lanes on. This involves walking 40 miles across the North Yorkshire Moors in 24 hours. On 22nd June the pair plan to undertake the walk to raise money for both.

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I have never done the Lyke Wake, a 40 mile grueller that must be finished in under a certain time (24 hours I think). I have done a similar walk in Derbyshire, the Derwent Watershed.

This too is 40 miles over mainly heather moors. I did it in 13 hours, and boy – did I. Whitegate Leisure Caravan and Camp Site is set in a beautiful rural location and is yet only a forty minute walk to the centre of Holmfirth’s picturesque village.

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The village is home to a wide variety of shops, cafes and wine bars. The famous Holmfirth Vineyard is a stone’s throw from our site and visitors can reach this in just a 15 minute. It would have to be when I did the Lyke Wake Walk on the North York Moors with a group of friends as a sponsored walk for a local charity.

It was nearly thirty years ago, I doubt that I'd be able to do it now - the distance is over forty miles.It would have to be when I did the Lyke Wake Walk on the North York Moors with a group of friends as a sponsored walk for a local charity.

It was nearly thirty years ago, I doubt that I'd be able to do it now - the distance is over forty miles.