Carpets of bluebells stretching through Riccal Dale were at their best for this 6.5 mile walk led by Marilyn Skelton. A total of 19 walkers enjoyed the good weather and spectacular flower displays.
The walk wasn't without a spot of culture, when a Bird Cherry tree in full bloom inspired John Williams to recite the whole of A.E.Housman's poem "Loveliest of Trees" - Click HERE for the poem.
All enjoyed a good lunch afterwards at The Feathers in Helmsley.
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