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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is a fantastic place to walk with endless fells with beautiful scenery! Walking is one of the most popular reasons to visit the Yorkshire Dales, so we have put together a list of our favorite walks for you.  

 

Walks in Swaledale 

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

Calver Hill Circular Walk, Lower Swaledale

Distance:  4- 5 miles

Time: 2 Hours (with no stops) 

Start: Grinton

Finish: Grinton

 

 

Freminton Edge Circular Walk

Fremington Edge Circular Walk, Lower Swaledale

Distance: 7 miles
Time: 3.5 hours (including lunch stop)
Start: Reeth, Swaledale
Finish: Reeth, Swaledale

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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

High Harker Hill From Grinton (or Reeth), Lower Swaledale

Distance: 6 miles 
Time: 2.5 hours 
Start: Grinton, Swaledale  
Finish: Grinton, Swaledale

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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

Gunnerside Gill, Upper Swaledale 

Distance: 6 miles 
Time: 2.5 hours 
Start: Gunnerside, Swaledale  
Finish: Gunnerside, Swaledale

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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

Kisdon Hill via Swinner Gill, Upper Swaledale

Distance:  4- 5 miles

Time: 2 Hours (with no stops) 

Start: Muker

Finish: Muker

 
 
Fore Gill

Fore Gill Circular Walk, Lower Swaledale

Distance:  6 miles

Time: 3 - 4 Hours 

Start: Grinton

Finish: Grinton

 

 

  Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge, Swaledale

Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge, Swaledale

Distance:  5 1/2 miles

Time: 2 Hours (with no stops) 

Start: Surrender Bridge

Finish: Surrender Bridge

 
 

Walks in Wensleydale

Walking in Wensleydale

Penn Hill, Wensleydale

Distance: 7 miles 
Time: 3 ½ hours (with a picnic lunch at the top)
Start: West Witton 
Finish: West Witton 

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Walking in Wensleydale

Grinton (Lower Swaledale) to West Witton (Wensleydale) vis Aysgarth Falls

Distance:  14  - 15 miles
Time: 6 Hours (with no stops) 
Start: Grinton
Finish: West Witton
 

 

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

Sleddale Horseshoe, Wensleydale 

Distance: 6 miles 
Time: 2.5 hours 
Start: Gayle, Wensleydale  
Finish: Gayle, Wensleydale 

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Mill Gill

Mill Gill, Wensleydale

Distance:  3.5 miles

Time: 2.5 Hours 

Start: Askrigg

Finish: Askrigg

 
 
The Shawl

Leyburn circular walk via Leyburn Shawl, Preston-under-Scar and Wensley 

Distance:  6 miles

Time: 3-4 Hours 

Start: Leyburn

Finish: Leyburn

 

 

Walks in Wharfedale

River Wharfe

Circular River Walk from Burnsall, Wharfedale 

Distance: 6 miles 
Time: 2.5 hours 
Start: Burnsall, Wharfedale  
Finish: Burnsall, Wharfedale 

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Walks in Malham 

Malham Cove

Malham to Kilnsey via Malham Cove

Distance: 12 ½ miles
Time: 7 Hours (with lots of stops) 
Start: Malham
Finish: Malham