Elevation Gain: 144m / Medium Gradient
Surface: Fields, track and road
This 4.3km walk begins at the Village Hall with a steady climb up to enjoy the views from High Bradley. Return with a good downhill stretch through the fields and back into the village.
- The walk begins at the Village Hall. Exit the car park onto the road and head briefly left up the hill.
2. Turn almost immediately left onto College Road and continue straight until you reach narrow gap between a wall and fence.
3. Pass through here and into the field. Walk to the small gate at the end.
4. Through the gate, head diagonally right up the field to the tree line above the houses at Ghyll Farm where you will find a gate.
5. Pass through the gate, down the steps and turn right through another gate. Head straight up this field until you reach a stile in the wall on your left next to a gate.
6. Climb the stile, then head almost straight across this field to the tree line opposite. You may have to walk up the hill slightly until you see a path running down into the trees where North Gill runs below.
7. Pass over the gill and through the stile in the wall. Walk straight up a small incline and pass over a wooden stile. Continue straight up this field, heading to the top left corner.
8. Here you’ll find a stile. Climb over this and head diagonally right across the field to a gate in the top corner.
9. Through the gate, follow the track down and then up the field as it winds left and right up to the top left corner, just in front of White House Cottage. Pass through the gate and follow the track.
10. Continue along the track until this starts to head downhill and bends left and then right near a group of houses.
11. Here you will find 2 gates to your right. Pass through the right hand gate and head down the grass track.
12. You will eventually come to a stile and gate on your left, with a stile directly opposite on your right. Take the stile to your left.
13. Over the stile, head immediately left toward the gateway.
14. Once through the gate, turn right to walk diagonally down the middle of the field where you will come to a wooden stile in the wall.
15. Over the stile, continue to head straight down the field where you will eventually reach the road.
16. Head over the stile, across the road and turn left along the pavement.
17. Continue down the road, past the Village Shop and back up the hill where you will return to the Village Hall on your left.