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Date(s) - 12th April 2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Ripon Bus Station


A walk from Bishop Monkton to Westwick Lock then along the River Ure Navigation and Ripon Canal to Ripon. The Ripon canal was opened in 1773 and restoration was completed in 1996.There are four locks en route and also some interesting bridges. Meet at Ripon Bus Station to catch 12.00 bus (Little Explorers route 22) to Bishop Monkton. The 10.50 route 36 bus from Harrogate Bus Station to Ripon (arrive 11.22) provides a connection for members travelling on the 09.59 train from Leeds or 10.11 train from York to Harrogate. There is also the option of catching the 36 bus from Leeds Bus Station at 09.50. 6.5 miles with a few stiles and possibly some muddy ground; bring a packed lunch. Leader: Douglas Robinson (email lordrobinson40@gmail.com or telephone 07741499967).