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Whernside & Dentdale from Dent
Introduction to Walk 1052

Photo from the walk - Whernside & Dentdale from Dent

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Three Peaks Country

County/Area - Cumbria & North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 1975 feet / 598 metres

Grade - mod/hard

A Yorkshire Dales walk ascending Whernside from the village of Dent.This interesting approach to Whernside, one of Yorkshire's Big Three, includes varied terrain and does require some route finding ability. The village of Dent is a 'must see' in the area. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3233
Dent & Gawthrop
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3135
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Dentdale & Bleamoor
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km
Walk 1196
4.2 miles / 6.6 km away
The Calf from Sedbergh
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 2438
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Cautley Spout & the Calf from Sedbergh
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3008
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Winder & Arant Haw from Sedbergh
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3032
5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Gragareth & Great Coum, from Yordas Cave, Ingleton
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2409
6.1 miles / 9.7 km away
The Upper Eden valley without a car
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 3006
6.1 miles / 9.8 km away
Cautley Spout & The Calf, from Cross Keys, Sedbergh
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1393
6.1 miles / 9.8 km away
Yarlside from Cross Keys
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1387
6.1 miles / 9.8 km away
Cautley Spout from Cross Keys
Grade - easy
Length - 2.0 miles / 3.3 km
Walk 1184
6.3 miles / 10.1 km away
Whernside & Scales Moor from Ribblehead
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and West

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and WestPart 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.
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