Yorkshire Dales roast-off Sep 15th & 16th


aka First Annual Nor-Easter (or from @pmac 's viewpoint, midlander)

Having spent a weekend at Hornby Laithe (see below) I thought it would be a good venue for a “Lopwell North” and I’ve booked it for the weekend of September 15th & 16th 2018. There will be 36 places at a cost of £23 each for the acommodation for 2 nights.

The bunkhouse is about 2 miles north of Settle, and a couple of hundred yards down a track from the road. The owners (nice folk) are in a house at the top of the track.

It has a lounge with comfy seats for 17 and room for stacking chairs as well. The barn outside has an upper lounge area with sofas for 22 and again plenty of space for smaller chairs. The barn lounge has several table games (table footy etc) and there is a table tennis table below with plenty of space around.
The dining room will seat about 40 and could have a system in as well. The kitchen is quite well-equipped.
No fire pit outside but a BBQ area with tiered levels and seating on all. We’ll have to keep outside noise down after 11 because of a campsite just up the valley, but there’s plenty of room indoors.
There’s a pub 800 yards away if anyone gets desperate.

Great Dales scenery, walking and cycling (on and off-road) from the door, climbing and caving for the more adventurous. Plenty of less energetic attractions too with Settle, show caves, a falconry centre and railway nearby.

Sleeping is in bunk rooms of varying sizes, with pillows provided but you will need to bring a sleeping bag and towel. If you want to be alone you could camp in the adjoining field. Camper vans can be parked just outside the barn.

I’ve paid a deposit and will want the full payment by the end of March.

Questions, volunteers for kit and cooking, and definite interest below please.

Edit 16/1/18 -
Photos in posts 77 & 78 below. Great that the main list filled in 24 hours. I’m sure that there will be some drop-outs so if you’re still interested then sign up on the reserves bench.



1 Dave - octh
2 Bob - BobC
3 Tim - spider
4 Olan - htm_1968
5 John - Stepmotheratomicbomb
6 Guy - Gyroscope
7 Wayne - crimsondonkey
8 Johnny - J_B
9 Bob - ICHM
10 Steve - SAP7
11 Paul - loo
12 Stu - A_Touch_Of_Cloth
13 Ian - ijrussell
14 Mick - mickbald
15 Rob - freefallrob
16 Edd - edd9000
17 Jim - Jim
18 Ritchie - Wayward
19 Gregg - catcando
20 Nick - Myrman
21 Craig - cragger
22 Mick - mmichbam
23 Chris - thebiglebowski
24 Mark - DiveDeepDog
25 Steve - rmsshipbroker
26 Graeme - Valvebloke
27 Pete - coco
28 Andy - adpully
29 Micky - mickyricky
30 Rick - Rick
31 Rob - Rob998
32 Paul - pmac
33 Adam - Amdismal
34 Mark - browellm
35 Des - soulman
36 Guy - murrayjohnson

Reserves Bench:
1 Nick - husky981

Barry - B2T


Yes please :slight_smile:


Hi Dave
Well I’m free that weekend at the moment so put we down for a place.


Yes please.


Put me down my man. And good show


Bravo for organising! And paying up front.


Oh hell yes! In.

Well done @octh


Yes please!


Yes please.




I can’t make it but well done for organising summat :+1:


Yes please
Good one :+1:


Yes pls


Yes please


Yes please, very keen. Do they take dogs?


Yes please!


Oh, and yes please, sign me up.


Yes please.


Yep, I’m in :+1:


Yes please. :blush: