Druids Temple Masham

5th February 2016

This walk is an easy one with a total distance is 8.2km (5 miles) The walk should take about 2hrs.

The Druids Temple, situated near Ilton, about 4 miles west of Masham is a folly created by William Danby of nearby Swinton Hall in 1820. The structure sits deep within a private forest and includes a large stone table, a sheltered cave and an altar stone. The temple is approximately 100 feet long and 50 feet wide, with some of the stones standing over 10 feet high

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Its amazing what you find

Its amazing what you find

Ann playing the durms

Ann playing the drums

Druids Alter

Druids Temple

Druids Alter

Druids Temple

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High Alter

Folly

Folly

Druids Temple
OS_Map
Walk statistics
Total Distance 8.2km
Total Time 2:05 hrs
Ave Moving Speed 4.2km
Ave Speed 3.9km
Total Ascent 210m
Total Descent 210m

2016-02-05 Druids Temple