Saturday 15 August 2015. Today’s walk from Oxenhope was only going to be 6 miles but at the half way point the weather seemed to be deteriorating with light rain falling. We had number of options. We could have carried on as planned and risked getting wet or to take a short cut on the Bronte Way and stay relatively dry. The latter won but we needn’t have worried as the shower was only short lived. The curtailed route was only 4 miles but still included a total ascent of 730ft.
We parked at Oxenhope station which is at the end of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and just as we got back a steam train was getting ready to leave. It rained for more than 12 hours yesterday so walking was out of the question and today there was a chilly breeze which, to some extent, influenced the decision on a shorter walk.