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Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge
Introduction to Walk 1252

Photo from the walk - Great Pinseat from Surrender Bridge

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 780 feet / 236 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Starting from Surrender Bridge, this Yorkshire Dales walk crosses wild moors to the summit of Great Pinseat. The return is along Hard Level Gill past the Old Gang Smelt Mills where a fascinating glimpse of the former extensive lead mining industry can be seen. 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.

Recommended Reading

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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