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Wild Boar Fell & Swarth Fell from Cotegill Bridge
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Photo from the walk - Wild Boar Fell & Swarth Fell from Cotegill Bridge

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Howgill Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

Wild Boar Fell and Swarth Fell overlook Mallerstang and provide the basis for an excellent walk on the boundary of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Starting from Cotegill Bridge alongside the Settle and Carlisle Railway, the walk crosses a limestone pavement before reaching higher ground. Views are excellent throughout. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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