Most walkers seem to ascend Addlebrough from Thornton Rust and return as a “racquet” walk. This one stars at Worton (park opposite the pub), go south up a road to Cubeck and straight on up the track. At the wall due north of the end of Addlebrough turn left up the moor, through one gate, and at the next turn right to follow the fence/wall round to the west of the hill, where you will spot a weakness in the short cliffs left of the wall climbing to them. Go through the weakness and easily over a fence, and trundle east over the plateau to view a “cup and ring” stone circle on the northern edge. Locate a stile just south of the eastern wall and over this descend south to another stile, where a steeper descent takes you down to a wide bridleway and on to Thornton Rust. Go left on the road through the village and take a path on the right leading through a wood then fields to the A684 and Worton. This makes 5.8 miles and just less than a 1000ft ascent.
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