SEPTEMBER SAUNTER 21st September 2024

Sat, Sep 21st 2024 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We were pleased with the increased entry for our second Saunter, particularly how much people enjoyed the route. So the 2024 Saunter will be over the same route.

View to Coverdale

Come and join us for another friendly and sociable walk in aid of charities. This is a circular walk of 13.6 miles, starting and finishing in Leyburn. There are liquid refreshments at various checkpoints, and all walkers receive tea/coffee, sandwiches and cake at the finish in Wensleydale School from 12MD to 4pm. Showers are also available. The routes are well sign-posted and marshalled, so no-one should get lost. Click on Map for the route and/or on the Detailed Route DescriptionA GPX File is available by email request to

The Walk begins at 9.00am in Grove Square, though walkers first gather for registration at Wensleydale School, where car-parking is available. The walk is limited to a maximum 7 hours, and all entries should be received prior to the event. 

We prefer entries to be received as per closing date, 19th September 6pm, though entries will be accepted on the day, in which case, please bring a completed entry form and the correct cash or  cheque. 

The Entrance Fee is £12.00 per walkerif paid by the closing date, with all proceeds going to charities. To enter, you can either click on the    EntryForm to download one, or you can use online booking-  this is now live.

The principal charity for the event in 2024 is to be determined shortly. Sponsorship for this or other charities is encouraged but not essential. 


1  Observe the country code.

2  Checkpoints are to be visited in order.

3  Walkers must keep to way marked route on public rights of way.

4  Entrants can only retire at checkpoints.

5  Minimum age 18 unless accompanied by an adult. (Due to new Legislation)

6  It is recommended that all competitors carry or wear; Waterproofs, OS map Outdoor leisure 30 Yorkshire Dales (Northern & Central areas)& Middleham Sheet SE 18

7  Due to livestock in various fields, - NO DOGS ALLOWED, except on lead.

Entrance Fee £12.00 per competitor if paid by 21st September (£14 after that). Cheques/PO payable to Rotary Club of Wensleydale

Please forward the entry form and SAE unless you detail your email address( please additional SAE if results are required by postto;   Mr B Whitfield, Hillside House, Patrick Brompton, Bedale, DL8 1JN.

Please note your number will be sent out with full details of the Walk when an application is received - The actual number will be collected on the day 

For more details,or to make an enquiry, email

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President Ray firing starting pistol


more This first Saunter we have organised was very successful, and received many praises from those taking part