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Walk 1013 - Pen-y-ghent via Brackenbottom

Nat Park   Yorkshire Dales
County/Area   North Yorkshire
AuthorLou Johnson
Length6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Ascent1540 feet / 467 metres
Grademoderate

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Pen-y-ghent is one of Yorkshire's Big Three and this walk offers an interesting way to the summit of this fine mountain. The route uses a section of the Pennine Way.


 

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.

OS ExplorerSheet OL2
OS LandrangerSheet 98

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.

Walks from the same start

Walk 1121
Pen-y-ghent & Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Walk 1500
Pen-y-ghent via Horton Scar
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2620 - 3.4 miles / 5.4 km away
Sulber Gate & Crummack Dale from Austwick
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Walk 1251 - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km away
The Norber Erratics & Sulber Gate
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Walk 2649 - 3.5 miles / 5.6 km away
Attermire Scar & Malham Tarn from Stainforth
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 16.5 miles / 26.8 km

Walk 1248 - 4.4 miles / 7.0 km away
Trow Gill, Ingleborough & Long Scar from Clapham
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Walk 2796 - 4.4 miles / 7.0 km away
Gaping Gill, Ingleborough & Norber From Clapham
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km

Walk 3599 - 4.4 miles / 7.0 km away
Clapham to Settle without a car
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Walk 2617 - 4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Nappa Cross & Victoria Cave from Langcliffe
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Walk 1404 - 4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Oxenber and Wharfe Woods from Langcliffe
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Walk 1184 - 4.9 miles / 7.8 km away
Whernside & Scales Moor from Ribblehead
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 1208 - 5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Ingleborough & Park Fell from Chapel-le-Dale
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 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 ...
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Please Note - These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described.

Wood View Guest House
Austwick
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away

Brookhouse
Clapham near Settle
4.6 miles / 7.3 km away

The Old Station Inn
Giggleswick, Settle
5.8 miles / 9.4 km away

The Old Court House
Ingleton
6.8 miles / 10.9 km away

Riverside Lodge
Ingleton
7.3 miles / 11.6 km away

Beck Hall B&B
Malham`
8.3 miles / 13.2 km away

River House
Malham, near Skipton
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away

Stayin the Yorkshire Dales
Skipton
9.0 miles / 14.5 km away

Ellergil Cottage
Low Bentham
10.1 miles / 16.1 km away

Bridge End Farm
Grassington
13.2 miles / 21.1 km away

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