They made the ancient packhorse routes obsolete.
The path from Wasdale was an old packhorse trail.
This coal was originally taken by packhorse, before the extension of Dr.
Foundation training of the packhorse is similar to that of a riding horse.
The packhorse, mule or donkey was a critical tool in the development of the Americas.
The Pennine Way then heads up Ribblesdale along the old Settle–Langstrothdale packhorse road.
Built about 1734, this narrow stone bridge conveyed the packhorse trail from Leeds to Cheshire.
The area is important for recreation having open access areas, footpaths and historic packhorse routes.
Stockley Bridge is an ancient packhorse bridge on the old route between Borrowdale and the Cumbrian coast.
In addition, a packhorse is required to have additional skills that may not be required of a riding horse.
You can follow historic railways and canals and follow in the footsteps of packhorse traders on ancient salt routes.
A load carried by a packhorse also has to be balanced, with weight even on both sides to the greatest degree possible.
A packhorse or pack horse refers to a horse, mule, donkey, or pony used to carry goods on its back, usually in sidebags or panniers.
The Old Bridge, or Waterloo Bridge, near the Inn is on the old packhorse road through the village and is also known as the Packhorse Bridge.
The earliest routes around Rochdale were tracks and packhorse routes and a paved track over Blackstone Edge into Yorkshire that had Roman origins.
The road fell into disrepair after the Romans left Britain in the early 5th century, although it remained as an unpaved packhorse route thereafter.
The old packhorse trail between Ambleside and Grasmere was the main route between the two towns before the new turnpike road was completed in 1770.
The train's leader commonly wore a bell to warn of its approach, since contemporary accounts emphasised the risk packhorse trains presented to others.
More than the old drystone walls that quarter the fells, the packhorse bridges or the whitewashed farmsteads, the little grey Herdwick sheep typify the Lakeland.
As well as Dunster Castle, Dunster's other attractions include a priory, dovecote, yarn market, inn, packhorse bridge, mill and a stop on the West Somerset Railway.