The choice today was between Wainwright’s recomended route across the tops of the hills and desolation of long gone lead mining.
Or following the river Swale along the valley bottom past various villages and tea rooms.
I was too early for the tea room in Muker, but the shop provided.
No bridge here so had to paddle across on some very slippy stones.
Reeth - lemon meringue
Potted crab, followed by salmon, beetroot, dauphinoise potatoes, kale and pine nuts.