Walk 1056

Gunnerside & Surrender Bridge

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

This Swaledale walk starts at Surrender Bridge and continues to Gunnerside before. The walk returns via Old Gang smelt mill. This Yorkshire Dales route is full of interest concentrating on the Industrial heritage of Upper Swaledale. Mine ruins, moorland and village life are all part of this excellent excursion.

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.

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- OS Landranger - Sheet 98 BUY MAP

Walks from the same start

Walk 1197
Gunnerside & Swinner Gills from Gunnerside
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1252
- 2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1053
- 3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Swinner Gill and Muker from Thwaite
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1340
- 4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Muker & Upper Swaledale from Keld
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1253
- 4.3 miles / 6.9 km away
Booze & Slei Gill from Langthwaite
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 2822
- 4.5 miles / 7.2 km away
Aysgarth & Castle Bolton From Askrigg
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.5 miles / 23.6 km
Walk 1055
- 7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
Penhill & West Burton from Aysgarth Falls
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1341
- 7.9 miles / 12.6 km away
Nine Standards Rigg, Near Nateby
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1383
- 10.6 miles / 17.0 km away
Pendragon Castle from Outhgill
Grade - easy
Length - 2.3 miles / 3.7 km
Walk 1384
- 10.8 miles / 17.3 km away
Mallerstang Edge from Aisgill Moor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 km
Walk 2409
- 10.9 miles / 17.4 km away
The Upper Eden valley without a car
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 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

The White Rose Hotel
Askrigg
4.5 miles / 7.1 km away
Yorkshire Dales
Yorkshire Dales
7.0 miles / 11.2 km away
The Palmer Flatt Hotel, Aysgarth Falls
Aysgarth
7.3 miles / 11.6 km away
Wensleydale House Self Catering
Leyburn
11.4 miles / 18.2 km away
Park Bottom Bed & Breakfast
Litton, Littondale
15.3 miles / 24.5 km away
East Farm Holiday Cottage
Middleton-in-Teesdale
17.5 miles / 28.0 km away
Low Sutton
Masham
18.8 miles / 30.0 km away
Bivouac
Ilton, Masham
18.9 miles / 30.2 km away
Appleby Manor Country House Hotel
Appleby-in-Westmorland
21.3 miles / 34.0 km away
Eden Holidays
Appleby-in-Westmorland
21.6 miles / 34.6 km away

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