6.30, Malham YH. Describing Day 42: Cowling to Malham.
I again took Sue’s wise council and for £17.50 the proprietor of my B&B transported my camping gear to Malham. It was very worthwhile. At 19 m albeit on nicer terrain, it proved to be a long day.
They showed me the Yorkshire Post weather forecast-the map was black everywhere- thunder and lightening. The occasional brighter periods referred to were, I assumed, during the lightening flashes.
Well it proved wrong for my bit of Yorkshire. Apart from an hour at the beginning and end of the day it was fairly well dry. While I wore waterproofs all day it was such a delight to be warm and have the hood down. Even had some views so I could see the scenery merging from peat moorland through rolling grass covered drumlins to limestone hills.
Photo of those drumlins a bit dark. The important thing was the terrain easy and not peat:
Had 1/2 m along a canal through East Morton. I presume this double arch bridge was a neat engineering solution to carrying a road high over the canal:
Rain as I came into Malham so no photo of the gorge yet.