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Penhill & West Burton from Aysgarth Falls
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Photo from the walk - Penhill & West Burton from Aysgarth Falls

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Wensleydale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Time - 6 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

Dramatic Aysgarth Falls, Knights Templar and great views from Penhill are combined in this excellent but energetic Yorkshire Dales walk in Wensleydale. Passing through varied scenery this walk is a must if you are in the area. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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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.

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