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We drove over the tops past Buttertubs between our holiday home and Hawes. It's a scenic route. We stopped twice to look a Buttertubs, once in pouring rain (so I looked from the car), and once in strong wind. We didn't stop long but it...More
Don't let someone who is scared of heights drive! That is all. Great drive over the top of the Moors but very sudden drops on the side of the road in places. The 'Buttertubs' themselves are holes in the limestone that local farmers used to...More
My dad always said when he died he would like his ashes scattered here. On arrival I could see why, breathtaking views, rolling hills absolutely stunning. So today my family and I scattered my dad's, my step mother's and my dog Margos ashes. They where...More
Returning from Settle we decided to take the route which included Buttertubs Pass between Simonstone near Hawes and towards Thwaite and Muker. Not for the fainthearted but a beautiful ride just the same. One of the best parts is the Buttertubs after which the pass...More
My husband and I drove from Hawes to the Tan Hill Inn on Saturday.
To get to Britain's highest pub, I was aware that some hills would be involved.
However. Be aware that this road is not for the faint hearted i.e. me.
'Being from British Columbia we are probably more used to steep, windy, mountain roads (albeit a whole lot wider) but we enjoyed the drive all the same. Yes, there are some drivers who apparently see themselves in some kind of competitive race, but for those...More
We decided to visit Muker and the Buttertubs Pass was on our route. The scenery is wild moorland and the road is typical of the area with ups and downs and fairly narrow. The Buttertubs themselves were worth spending a little while to marvel at...More
The Buttertubs are a couple of potholes beside the road, well worth stopping to peer into. When we went it was cloudy and damp and the polished stone is slippery when wet. I did mangage to slip but only wounded my dignity. Nice drive to...More