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Hampsthwaite & Ripley Park
Introduction to Walk 1078

Photo from the walk - Hampsthwaite & Ripley Park

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 550 feet / 167 metres

Time - 3 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

This North Yorkshire circular walk includes a section along the banks of the reclusive River Nidd and also offers an optional diversion to Ripley Castle. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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