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.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

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Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet OL30 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 98 BUY MAP

Walks from the same start

Walk 1254
Yockenthwaite & Hubberholme from Buckden
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1926
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Pen-y-ghent & Littondale
Grade - hard
Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km
Walk 1250
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Great Whernside from Kettlewell
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1277
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Starbotton from Kettlewell
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1294
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Arncliffe from Kettlewell
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1632
3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Arncliffe & Starbotton from Kettlewell
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1278
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Cosh & Foxup from Halton Gill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3301
6.5 miles / 10.4 km away
Conistone to Grassington via the Dib
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3262
6.5 miles / 10.4 km away
Copplestone Gate and Conistone Pie from Conistone
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2423
6.5 miles / 10.4 km away
Capplestone Gate & Conistone Pie from Conistone
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
Walk 1282
7.7 miles / 12.3 km away
Arncliffe from Malham Tarn
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

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

Area Information

Yorkshire Dales NP

The Yorkshire Dales National Park covers an extensive area, which contains a wide variety of scenic interest. Each Dale is usually named after its river although there are a few examples ... - More information

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Accommodation Nearby

Low Raisgill B&B
Yockenthwaite, Buckden
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Park Bottom Bed & Breakfast
Litton, Littondale
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Yorkshire Dales
Yorkshire Dales
8.5 miles / 13.6 km away
The White Rose Hotel
Askrigg
8.6 miles / 13.8 km away
Bridge End Farm
Grassington
9.2 miles / 14.7 km away
Beck Hall B&B
Malham`
9.3 miles / 14.8 km away
River House
Malham, near Skipton
9.4 miles / 15.0 km away
Stayin the Yorkshire Dales
Skipton
10.5 miles / 16.9 km away
Wharfe View B&B
Burnsall
11.5 miles / 18.4 km away
Wood View Guest House
Austwick
12.2 miles / 19.5 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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