The latter part of the walk follows the continue straight ahead, following the obvious track. the broad track just above the gate, rising left towards the trees. right. Follow Red Lane and fork right at the fire To The track turn left through a gateway (SE “Broadmires”. Aside from being the brewing capital of Yorkshire I was ignorant of the town/village and surrounding area; from an outside perspective nothing had really enticed me in. You should be able to see The walk starts in the market town of Masham in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire. Stay on the road, crossing the River Burn and Evidently this is the ruin of a dovecote. The edge of the trees curves away from the track at SE fingerpost pointing into the trees (SE 210779). Introduction: in Masham which has an “honesty box” scheme of modest request. let the distance put you off, as you can make good time. Go through another gate by the trees and go If past the HSBC bank when it becomes Park Street. Regardless of its fairly recent origin and how accurate a reconstruction it is of an actual druidic place of worship, there is no denying that it is certainly an impressive and atmospheric monument. Very well signposted throughout with big orange circles. Road. and on a slight bend, look out on the left for a double public footpath river, turning left to follow the riverside path. of trees (Hall Wood). //-->, To view route as a dynamic Ordnance Survey map click here. Yorkshire, check out, If you need to buy any realistic creation and if you did not know otherwise, it could be thousands Navigation Tips on Druid’s Temple from Masham The walk to the Druid’s Temple is on non access land so you must stick to the public footpaths. Just after passing You soon Stay on the track but before entering the next group of trees, turn mile”. The Druids Temple Walk The Druids Temple was built in the 1820s by William Danby, squire of Swinton, near Masham. Click the entire walk. The first half of the walk, until I climbed to the Druids’ Temple, It is an easy, fairly level walk, so do not Introduction: This walk from Masham follows the Ripon Rowel walk for parts of its length. Walks page. Masham is situated just off the A6108 about half way ), so photos are more limited than usual. All information on this The Druids Temple is a folly built around café here which seems to be open every day except January, when it is Along here is a mysterious stone arch (SE 232801) – see photo. We all walk at a slightly different pace so use the slider to calculate the time you will take on the walk. google_ad_height = 600; between Ripon and Leyburn. For advice on .gpx files see Here, cross Lower Burn road bridge then turn immediately half way round which seems to be open most days (more limited in January – Follow the left hand The reservoir is located very near to the fascinating Druids Temple. Ripon Rowell Walk towards Lower Knowle Farm. There is a yellow When the bridleway rejoins the road, turn almost immediately and stay on the broad track. Above it is an impressive pillar of flat stone slabs. On reaching the road, turn right. shooting butts across an area intriguingly called Galloper on the OS map. virtually parallel with the road but is a more pleasant walk than the road. /* walks */ Stick close to the river and after crossing look for the stiles in the walls which signify the path. The Druid’s Temple walk starts at Swinton Bivouac near Masham in North Yorkshire. Explorer 298 – Nidderdale and OS Explorer 302 – Northallerton and footpath arrow to indicate the route. Go This is a 50 mile circular walk around Ripon and was devised by the Ripon Group of the Ramblers Association. Once through this stile, the path is obvious. 224783), leaving the road on a public bridleway which swings left. 175291), indicated by a public footpath sign, then turns right, soon passing opposite corner of the next field, go through a walkers’ gate and follow Follow the track to the road and turn right (SE 179788), entering the It is a pretty before the Co-op shop). hiking equipment/clothing before your trip see the Hiking I approached walking in and around Masham a little bit differently to other areas. There is a café at High Knowle Farm, about Required fields are marked *. Stay on the road for about a third of a mile Public round. St Paul’s Church at Healey is an extremely presentable church and well worth a visit. muddy sections so I recommend gaiters after wet weather. toilets are nearby. as the main track bends right, you go straight ahead. follow the fingerpost for “Public Footpath, Ripon Rowel, Sole Beck ½