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Walk 1184 - Whernside & Scales Moor from Ribblehead

Nat Park   Yorkshire Dales
County/Area   North Yorkshire
AuthorLou Johnson
Length11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Ascent1750 feet / 530 metres
Grademoderate

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Starting from Ribblehead, this Yorkshire Dales walk climbs to the sumnmit of Whernside, one of Yorkshire's 'Big Three'. The route continues over the interesting limestone terrain of Scales Moor for the return leg offering grand views of the landscape in this beautiful part of Yorkshire.


 

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.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1208 - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Ingleborough & Park Fell from Chapel-le-Dale
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Walk 3500 - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Ingleborough from Chapel-le-Dale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Walk 3032 - 3.8 miles / 6.0 km away
Gragareth & Great Coum, from Yordas Cave, near Ingleton
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Walk 3135 - 4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Dentdale & Bleamoor
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Walk 1121 - 4.9 miles / 7.8 km away
Pen-y-ghent & Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Walk 1013 - 4.9 miles / 7.8 km away
Pen-y-ghent via Brackenbottom
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Walk 1500 - 4.9 miles / 7.8 km away
Pen-y-ghent via Horton Scar
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Walk 1052 - 6.3 miles / 10.1 km away
Whernside & Dentdale from Dent
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Walk 3233 - 6.3 miles / 10.1 km away
Dent & Gawthrop
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 1248 - 6.4 miles / 10.2 km away
Trow Gill, Ingleborough & Long Scar from Clapham
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 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
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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.

The Old Court House
Ingleton
5.7 miles / 9.2 km away

Riverside Lodge
Ingleton
6.2 miles / 9.9 km away

Brookhouse
Clapham near Settle
6.5 miles / 10.4 km away

Wood View Guest House
Austwick
6.7 miles / 10.7 km away

Ellergil Cottage
Low Bentham
9.5 miles / 15.2 km away

The Old Station Inn
Giggleswick, Settle
10.2 miles / 16.3 km away

Beck Hall B&B
Malham`
13.1 miles / 20.9 km away

River House
Malham, near Skipton
13.2 miles / 21.2 km away

The White Rose Hotel
Askrigg
13.7 miles / 21.8 km away

Stayin the Yorkshire Dales
Skipton
13.9 miles / 22.2 km away

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