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Pennine Way Walks,
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

The Pennine Way is a 268 mile (429 km) long National Trail from the Derbyshire village of Edale and then heads north following the Pennines to the village of Kirk Yetholm, which is located just over the border in Scotland. Listed below are a selection of circular and linear routes that include sections of this superb National Trail. All routes include free GPS files.


Pennine Way Peak District Walks

Highlights of this section include Kinder Scout and Downfall, Bleaklow, Longendale and Laddow Rocks, Black Hill and the reservoirs of Wessenden Moor.

1116Grains in the Water & Alport Castlesmod/hard12.00
1159★☩Grindsbrook & Edale Head from Edalemoderate7.50
1174Kinder Low & Mount Famine from Hayfieldmoderate7.50
1179Lad's Leap & Laddow Rocksmoderate6.50
1182★☩Kinder Downfall from Hayfieldmoderate8.00
1264★☩Rushup Edge & Crowden Tower from Edalemoderate10.00
1295★☩Ringing Roger & Edale Cross from Edalemoderate10.00
1486Harry Hut, Mill Hill & Doctor's Gate from near Glossopmoderate11.30
1489Blackden Brook, Kinder & Upper Ashopmoderate6.75
1703Longdendale from Hadfield Stationeasy/mod9.00
1756Bleaklow & The Longendale Trail from Woodheadmod/hard10.00
1759Torside Clough & Longendale from Old Glossopmoderate7.40
2514★☩Fair Brook & Kinder Downfall from Birchen Cloughmoderate8.00
2615★☩The Kinder Edges from Edalemod/hard18.00
2621Crowden, Black Hill & Laddow Rocksmoderate9.00
2625Torside Clough from Longdendalemoderate4.50
2982Bleaklow & Higher Shelf Stones from the Snake Passmod/hard9.50
3022Black Hill & Laddow Rocks from Crowdenmoderate9.00
3027Bleaklow Head from Longdendalemoderate8.00
3238★☩Fairbrook Naze & Ashop Head from Birchen Cloughmoderate9.30

Pennine Way South Pennines Walks

Highlights include Standedge, Blackstone Edge, Stoodley Pike, Top Withins, Lothersdale and Gargrave.

1135Top Withins and the Bronte Bridge from Haworthmoderate8.00
1291Stoodley Pike from Hebden Bridgemoderate11.00
1411Walsden to Warland Reservoireasy/mod6.50
1697Marsden to Edale challengevery hard22.00
1793Lothersdale from Cowlingeasy/mod6.00
1849Blackstone Edge and the Pennine Way without a carmoderate8.00
1900Standedge Trail from Marsdenmoderate9.00
2359Cuckoo Walk & Bacon Butties from Marsdenhard19.50
2518Black Hill & Four Reservoirsmoderate10.00
2600Chew Reservoir & the Pennine Waymod/hard14.00
2630Upper Holme Valley & Ramsden Cloughmoderate9.00
2644Marsden and the Standedge Trailmoderate11.00
2661Keighley Moor Reservoir & Hitching Stone from Cowlingmoderate9.50
2705Oxenhope to Hebden Bridge without a carmoderate11.00
2946Buckstones and Linsgreave Head from Marsdenmoderate8.75
3015Lobb Mill, Stoodley Pike & Withens Clough Reservoirmoderate9.00
3380Blackstone Edge from Hollingworth Lakemoderate9.00

Pennine Way Yorkshire Dales Walks

Highlights include Malham Cove and Tarn, Fountains Fell, Pen-y-ghent, Gayle and Hawes, Great Shunner Fell, Upper Swaledale and Tan Hill.

1013★☩Pen-y-ghent via Brackenbottommoderate6.50
1051Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route A)moderate7.00
1053Swinner Gill and Muker from Thwaitemod/hard8.50
1121★☩Pen-y-ghent & Plover Hill from Horton in Ribblesdalemoderate9.00
1239Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route B)easy/mod6.50
1377Calton and Hanlith Moors from Airtoneasy/mod6.50
1500★☩Pen-y-ghent via Horton Scarmoderate6.75
1768Thomas Gill and Ravenseat from Tan Hillmoderate8.70
1926★☩Pen-y-ghent & Littondalehard16.00
2304East Marton and the Drumlinseasy/mod5.50
2602Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route C)moderate9.10
2704Kirkby Malham & Hanlith from Malhameasy4.00
2737The River Aire & Kirkby Malham from Malhameasy3.00
2861Pinhaw Beacon from Lothersdaleeasy4.00
3092Malham Cove & Watlowes from Malham Tarneasy4.40
3392★☩Darnbrook Fell & Fountains Fellmoderate6.40
3621★☩Great Shunner Fell & Lovely Seatmod/hard11.40
3624★☩Great Shunner Fell from Hardrawmod/hard9.20

Pennine Way North Pennines Walks

Highlights include Baldersdale, Lunedale, Teesdale and High Force, Cauldron Snout, High Cup Nick, Dufton, Great Dun Fell, Cross Fell, The River South Tyne, Alston and South Tynedale.

1005Harter Fell & Grassholme from Middleton-in-Teesdalemoderate8.00
1084Garrigill to Alston & back via Nentheadmoderate13.10
1339High Cup Nick from Duftonmoderate10.50
1482Crossthwaite common from Middleton-in-Teesdalemoderate9.75
1488Railway Walk from Middleton-in-Teesdaleeasy2.50
1553Hannah's Meadow, Baldersdale and Brown Rigg Moss easy/mod8.00
1715Dufton Pike and Dufton from Knockeasy5.00
3011Dufton Pike from Duftoneasy/mod5.50
3070Knock Fell & High Cup Nick from Duftonmod/hard12.00
3071Cross Fell & Great Dun Fell from Kirklandmod/hard12.00
3099High Force, Low Force and the River Tees from Bowleeseasy/mod7.50
3274Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Greenmoderate8.00
3421High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tonguemoderate9.30
3424Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw easy/mod7.00
3526Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Forcemoderate12.70
3593★☩Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoirmoderate9.20

Pennine Way Northumberland Walks

Highlights include Hadrian's Wall, the North Tyne Valley and Bellingham, the Cheviots, and the Scottish Borders.

1198Hadrian's Wall from Steel Riggmoderate8.00
1200★☩Windy Gyle from Coquet Valleymoderate7.50
1201Black Hag from Kirk Yetholmmoderate8.50
1477Bellingham to Kiln Rigg by Pennine Way Circularmoderate14.25
1478Circular incl. Pennine Way from Ladyhill to Bellinghammoderate16.00
1677Peel Crags & Winshield Crags from Vindolanda easy/mod7.80
1763★☩Mozie Law & Windy Gyle from Coquet Valleymoderate8.20
1764★☩The Cheviot from Langleefordmod/hard8.20
1776★☩The Cheviot & Auchope Cairn from Langleefordmod/hard10.00
2299★☩The Cheviot from College Valleymoderate9.00
2671Hotbank Crags & Houesteads from Vindolanda easy5.30
3331Cragend & Crow Crags from Housesteads easy/mod8.40
3343Hadrian's Wall - Walltown Crags & Aesicaeasy/mod5.00
3353The Roman Camp at Chew Green easy/mod5.80
3404Hadrian's Wall - Cawfields to Steel Riggeasy/mod3.50
3644★☩Blackhaggs Rigg & Great Hetha from Hethpoolmoderate9.60

Note - Walks are listed in numerical order.

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