Buckden Pike from Buckden

Introduction to Walk 1281

Photo from the walk - Buckden Pike from Buckden

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Ascent - 1900 feet / 576 metres

Grade - moderate

Starting from the village of Buckden in Upper Wharfedale this Yorkshire Dales walk visits the summit of Buckden Pike before descending to Starbotton. The return to Buckden is along the Dales Way beside the River Wharfe. 

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Walk 1254
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Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Grade - moderate
Length - 8.4 miles / 13.7 km

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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