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Whernside & Dentdale from Dent
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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

Time - 8 hours 0 minutes

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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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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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