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Gunnerside & Surrender Bridge
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Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Time - 6 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Yorkshire Dales walk in Swaledale from Gunnerside following Gunnerside Gill up to Blakethwaite before crossing wild moorland to Old Gang smelt mill. This Yorkshire Dales route is full of interest concentrating on the Industrial heritage of Upper Swaledale. Mine ruins, moorland and village life are all part of this excellent excursion. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1197
Gunnerside & Swinner Gills from Gunnerside
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3093
Bunton Hush, Blakethwaite & Gunnerside Gill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Other walks nearby

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2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1053
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Swinner Gill and Muker from Thwaite
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1340
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Muker & Upper Swaledale from Keld
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1253
4.3 miles / 6.9 km away
Booze & Slei Gill from Langthwaite
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1694
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Nappa Hall & Whitfield Gill Force from Askrigg
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2822
4.4 miles / 7.1 km away
Aysgarth & Castle Bolton From Askrigg
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 14.5 miles / 23.6 km
Walk 3524
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Semer Water and Cam High Road from Bainbridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 1680
7.0 miles / 11.1 km away
Haw Lane & Aysgarth Moor from Aysgarth
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 1055
7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
Penhill & West Burton from Aysgarth Falls
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1341
7.9 miles / 12.6 km away
Nine Standards Rigg, Near Nateby
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

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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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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