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Swinner Gill and Muker from Thwaite
Introduction to Walk 1053

Photo from the walk - Swinner Gill and Muker from Thwaite

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1975 feet / 598 metres

Grade - mod/hard

Swinner Gill, in Upper Swaledale is combined with Muker, an interesting Yorkshire Dales village for this superb walk. Sections of the Pennine Way and Coast to Coast National Trails are included along with some excellent scenery. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1340
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Muker & Upper Swaledale from Keld
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1056
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Gunnerside & Surrender Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km
Walk 1197
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Gunnerside & Swinner Gills from Gunnerside
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3093
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Bunton Hush, Blakethwaite & Gunnerside Gill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1341
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Nine Standards Rigg, Near Nateby
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3524
5.6 miles / 9.0 km away
Semer Water and Cam High Road from Bainbridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 2822
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Aysgarth & Castle Bolton From Askrigg
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.5 miles / 23.6 km
Walk 1694
5.7 miles / 9.2 km away
Nappa Hall & Whitfield Gill Force from Askrigg
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1252
6.2 miles / 10.0 km away
Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1383
7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
Pendragon Castle from Outhgill
Grade - easy
Length - 2.3 miles / 3.7 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: North and East

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and EastThis 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.
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