The arrangements for 31 July are as
Start Point: the Grouse Inn (A629 Froggatt Road)
Pre-order food at 09.45. Usual room booked for lunch at 12.30-ish
Depart at: 10.00
Distance: about 4.35 miles
Description: a well-loved walk on the Longshaw estate, taking in Hay Wood, Tumbling Hill, Oak's Wood, a coffee stop by the Burbage Brook (bathing optional); and a gradual climb back via the Wooden Pole and White Edge. Points of interest - site of a medieval settlement and the kitchen garden at Longshaw (toilets also available here). Adders, highland cattle and flying ants may be seen, plus a wealth of wild flowers in the meadows.
Risk assessment: high probability of
uneven surfaces, a corridor of bracken fern, nettles. Low
probability of drowning or having to eat the wrong sort of chocolate biscuits.
Remember to bring: insect repellent!
Shelagh and Roy