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Hampsthwaite & Ripley Park

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 550 feet / 167 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SE259588
Lat 54.024553 // Long -1.606148
Postcode HG3 2HA (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

A straightforward ramble along the reclusive River Nidd crossing undulating country with gentle slopes offering fine views across Nidderdale. The walk also includes some pleasant deciduous woodlands and offers a visit to Ripley Castle, if desired. The paths can be muddy or boggy in places after heavy rain, but never impassable!

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 298Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 298Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 99Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 99Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walk 1800 West of Harrogate without a car - easy/mod - 9.0 miles/14.6 km

Walk 2404 Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 2 - South Stainley to Sawley - easy/mod - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Walk 3507 Dacre Banks Circular - easy/mod - 6.5 miles/10.6 km

Walk 3726 Brimham Rocks Circular - easy - 4.7 miles/7.6 km

Walk 1572 Swinsty Reservoir - easy - 3.0 miles/4.9 km

Walk 2405 Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 3 - Sawley to Ilton - moderate - 11.0 miles/17.9 km

Walk 1405 Thruscross Reservoir & Kex Gill Moor from Blubberhouses - easy/mod - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Walk 3528 Fountains Abbey & Markenfield Hall - moderate - 8.7 miles/14.1 km

Walk 1574 Thruscross Reservoir - easy - 4.5 miles/7.3 km

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