3 Peaks Challenge – arrangements

Hi team!

Hope all are well and looking forward to our communal meet next Saturday.

7 days to go until All Hallows 3 Peak (ish) picnic! Although you might be put off by the words 3 Peaks (!) the ethos of the walk will be to go at the pace of the slowest, have a lot of fun and of course raise some funds for the church. Think of it as a long picnic or a short one. A day for all to enjoy with or without children of all ages, sizes.

Here’s the plan with various opportunities to join in and opt out. We have arranged it in such a way that if you are not sure, you could still give it a shot to do all 3. But if you get tired after one or two, there will be back up for you to opt out and hop into a car. Please bring food to share and enough water. There is another big sponsored walk going on that day so it’ll be cosy, lots of people will be around to talk to and mix with!

For those who are going to do 2 or 3 peaks with flags (walk headed by Andrea/ Burj):
Phone Andrea-07970749329 Phone Burj- 07899033131

7am Meet at Pen-y-ghent café in Horton-in-Ribblesdale. We will be driving from Leeds, Lifts available. Burj will come to All Hallows Church at 5 am if anyone wants a lift and pick Steve up. And pray for good weather!

For those who want a shorter, family friendly walk with little ones and more flags! (walk headed by Ruth n James- Driving and Hannah- Train)

Phone Ruth/James- 07739196648 Phone Hannah- 07899033131

8.20am Meet at Leeds Train station (WHSmith) to get 8.49 to Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Arrive in Horton at 9.58am.

As above, but you want to drive
10.15 Meet people who have travelled by train at Pen-y-ghent café in Horton-in-Ribblesdale to walk up Pen-y-ghent

11am -12pm (ish) PICNIC TIME! Meeting Place between the two groups (hopefully!) at the burger ( Not Burjor:-) van at Ribblehead viaduct. We have the option of eating there or going up the path to Whernside for 10 -15 mins to another beautiful picnic spot where the canal has been diverted over the viaduct

3pm- 4pm Meeting Place at the Hill Inn pub- ( This lovely pub lies on the road at the intersection of the 3 peaks path that comes down from Whernside before it goes up Ingleborough.) Its 10 minutes drive past the Ribblehead viaduct.

7-8pm ish Grand finale! Satisfaction point at the Crown Hotel pub at Horton in Ribblesdale for a pint of well deserved bitter shandy!

Please let us know if you intend to come along for any part of the walk so we can make sure we don’t leave without you! It’ll be great to have you all with us, to walk, sit and have a picnic. A jolly good day out for one and all.

If you aren’t able to come but would like to contribute to the day, please sponsor us! We have set ourselves a target of £1000. Here’s the link to the Just giving page (for your hi tech friends) or there’s sponsorship forms at church and a link to print out more here!


Hannah and Burj x

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