GILLING WEST CIRCULAR

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GILLING WEST CIRCULAR 25TH JUNE 2013
Please left click on all pictures to get the full size and quality – Thanks Chadders!
The walk began in the village of Gilling West and there is ample parking near the church. The walk at first is through fields and meadows that were richly covered with buttercup and clover. There were fields of yellow Rapeseed too. Eventually we got nice views of Hartforth Hall. Passing the hall we arrived at Whashton Bridge and carried on through meadows and fields. Is has been a nice month and unlike last year, we have had a proper mix of rain and warm sun, so everything was green with striking displays of flowers.
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Oilseed Rape3_1

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Start of the walk2_1
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Hartforth Hall4_1
Jagger Bridge5_1

Eventually the ruins of Ravensworth Castle came into view. Unusually it was on low ground and near a marsh.
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Ravensworth Castle6_1

Ravensworth Castle7_1

The village of Ravensworth is very pretty with a nice pub and village green. It…

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Retired early and making the best of it. I like walking, photography and wildlife. I am also interested in local history and beer drinking.
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