Horton in Ribblesdale to Dufton. The accommodation hotspot is Keld, as it is shared with the very popular Coast to Coast. The websites and local B&Bs tend to forget the Park House Bunkhouse near Keld, which is excellent and provides everything you want, and if full there are three yurts which look good also! Baldersdale has only one B&B, and this tends to be blanket booked by the booking companies, so if you’re booking it yourself, walk to Bowes, where there is no life at all but a small castle, and get a £10 taxi into Barnard Castle, where I recommend the Three Horseshoes Inn, and a look around the interesting Castle. And, (2020), get your eyes tested! A bus at 9.40 next day with friendly driver returns you to almost wherever you want! We lost the path over Sleightholme Moor bog more than once in deep mist; take the track alternative if you cant see, (after a coffee in the friendly pub). The Forresters in Middleton in T gives the best cuisine of this week. Pity Garrigill is so PW unfriendly, but with an early start the 20 miles to Alston is actually not that bad, although a tea-shop would have gone down well there. Blueberry tea rooms in Alston good for an evening meal, maybe weekends only though. Bye.
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