Pen-y-ghent & Littondale

Introduction to Walk 1926

Photo from the walk - Pen-y-ghent & Littondale

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km

Ascent - 2145 feet / 650 metres

Grade - hard

A tough Yorkshire Dales walk that includes Pen-y-ghent and beautiful Littondale. This route includes some very quiet country and avoids the honeypots and allows you to enjoy in peace this beautiful corner of North Yorkshire.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet OL2 BUY MAP

Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet OL30 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 98 BUY MAP

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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.

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

Park Bottom Bed & Breakfast
Litton, Littondale
0.0 miles / 0.1 km away
Low Raisgill B&B
Yockenthwaite, Buckden
2.8 miles / 4.5 km away
Beck Hall B&B
Malham`
6.9 miles / 11.0 km away
River House
Malham, near Skipton
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
Stayin the Yorkshire Dales
Skipton
8.1 miles / 13.0 km away
Bridge End Farm
Grassington
8.7 miles / 13.9 km away
Wood View Guest House
Austwick
9.3 miles / 14.9 km away
Brookhouse
Clapham near Settle
10.6 miles / 17.0 km away
The White Rose Hotel
Askrigg
11.0 miles / 17.5 km away
Wharfe View B&B
Burnsall
11.2 miles / 18.0 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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