Hawes Walks and Walking Guide
Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire
Hawes is a bustling market town and well situated to visit Wensleydale, Swaledale, Upper Wharfdale and Ribblesdale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The town has excellent amenities including cafés, bars and restaurants. Accommodation in the area is varied including campsites and caravan parks. Public transport is limited and private transport is recommended to undertake the walks listed below. Highlights include the 'Three Peaks' of Ingleborough, Whenside and Pen-y-ghent, beautiful Swaledale, glorious Upper Wharfdale and the valley Mallerstang just outside the National Park boundaries.
All walks are free to download and print all have GPS files. Many of the routes offer excellent hill walking. However, family circular walks are available but less numerous.
★ = GPS file available
|1383★||Pendragon Castle from Outhgill||easy||2.25|
|1252★||Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge||easy/mod||5.50|
|3093★||Bunton Hush, Blakethwaite & Gunnerside Gill||easy/mod||5.50|
|3524★||Semer Water and Cam High Road from Bainbridge||easy/mod||5.70|
|1694★||Nappa Hall & Whitfield Gill Force from Askrigg||easy/mod||6.00|
|3233★||Dent & Gawthrop||easy/mod||6.00|
|1341★||Nine Standards Rigg, Near Nateby||moderate||6.00|
|1680★||Haw Lane & Aysgarth Moor from Aysgarth||easy/mod||6.30|
|1278★||Cosh & Foxup from Halton Gill||easy/mod||6.50|
|1340★||Muker & Upper Swaledale from Keld||easy/mod||6.50|
|1013★||Pen-y-ghent via Brackenbottom||moderate||6.50|
|1160★||Wild Boar Fell & Swarth Fell from Cotegill Bridge||moderate||7.00|
|1208★||Ingleborough & Park Fell from Chapel-le-Dale||moderate||7.50|
|1254★||Yockenthwaite & Hubberholme from Buckden||moderate||8.00|
|3340★||Blea Moor & Denthead from Ribblehead||moderate||8.20|
|2132★||Buckden Pike and Hubberholme||moderate||8.40|
|1053★||Swinner Gill and Muker from Thwaite||mod/hard||8.50|
|1197★||Gunnerside & Swinner Gills from Gunnerside||moderate||8.50|
|1384★||Mallerstang Edge from Aisgill Moor||moderate||8.75|
|1121★||Pen-y-ghent & Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdale||moderate||9.00|
|3500★||Ingleborough from Chapel-le-Dale||moderate||9.50|
|1055★||Penhill & West Burton from Aysgarth Falls||moderate||10.00|
|1056★||Gunnerside & Surrender Bridge||moderate||10.25|
|1281★||Buckden Pike from Buckden||moderate||10.50|
|1184★||Whernside & Scales Moor from Ribblehead||moderate||11.00|
|1052★||Whernside & Dentdale from Dent||mod/hard||12.00|
|2409★||The Upper Eden valley without a car||moderate||12.00|
|3135★||Dentdale & Bleamoor||moderate||12.50|
|2822★||Aysgarth & Castle Bolton From Askrigg||mod/hard||14.50|
|1926★||Pen-y-ghent & Littondale||hard||16.00|
The walks listed above are the nearest 30 from Hawes when measured in a straight line.
Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and East
This guidebook contains 43 circular day walks in the north and east Yorkshire Dales. It explores the dales, hills and moors between Kirkby Stephen and Pateley Bridge. Walking ranges from gentle 3 mile strolls to more strenuous day-long rambles across the Howgills, Wensleydale, Swaledale, Nidderdale, Mallerstang and Coverdale.
Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and West
Part of a two-book set, this guidebook describes 44 walks in the southern and western Yorkshire Dales, including the famous 23 mile Three Peaks circuit over Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. The other, mostly circular routes of 3½ to 13 miles cover the scenic region between Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Settle, Skipton and Grassington.