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Autumn Camp – Muker, Swaledale

Event Details

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General information

This year we will be camping at Usha Gap Farm situated half a mile between the village's of Muker and Thwaite in the beautiful valley of Swaledale, high in the Yorkshire Dales.

The camp will run from Friday to Sunday with a long walk on the Saturday and a shorter walk on the Sunday. If the weather is fine we have the option to extend our camp to the Sunday night too for those that are able to stay.

Options to eat out, should we wish, include The Farmers Arms at Muker. (Subject to COVID restrictions).

Please book directly with the camp site. Either call 01748 886110 or Email: [email protected]   Let them know you are a member of GOC they know we are coming.


Additional information, after our reccy weekend....

The campsite has plenty of space for social distancing and has opened up another large field so there is even more room. Whilst the showers were still out of bounds the sinks are available and there are washing up facilities too. Best of all there is free Wifi....

Our long walk on the Saturday will leave at 9.30am and includes a climb up Gunnerside Gill and a high level walk over to Keld before our return via Thwaite. On Sunday we will start from the Tan Hill Inn, England's highest pub, for a circular walk across moorland and tracks before picking up the Pennine Way. Both walks are subject to local weather conditions on the day.

I will be going up on the Thursday and staying till Monday and I know one or two of you are joining me, anyone else is more than welcome.

Thanks, Simon

Terrain / Difficulty

Moderate to difficult with some steep climbs

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