SEPTEMBER SAUNTER 24th September 2022

This is a new walk we are arranging that is similar to the Wander but over a different route and to take place in September, following suggestions from participants in last year's Wander

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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 soup and roll plus tea/coffee 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. 

The Entrance Fee is £12.00 per walkerif paid by 17th September by mail or 22nd September 6pm by on-line entry - NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY, with all proceeds going to charities. To enter, you can either click on the    EntryForm to download one, or you can use online booking

The principal charity for the event in 2022 is Yorkshire Air Ambulance. 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 lambing time, and the nature of the route, - NO DOGS ALLOWED, except on lead.

Entrance Fee £12.00 per competitor if paid by 22nd 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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This is a new walk we are arranging that is similar to the Wander but over a different route and to take place in September, following suggestions from participants in last year's Wander


The Club supports a number of projects within our local community.


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Walkers receiving sausages in bread roll and drinks at halfway on long route

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