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

Recommended Reading

Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Walks in the Yorkshire DalesGuidebook to 50 of Jack Keighleys favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales. All the walks are circular, and range from 4.5 to nearly 8 miles. They vary from simple valley strolls (ideal as half-day 'family rambles') to strenuous fell expeditions. Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack's highly distinctive style.
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