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Cosh & Foxup from Halton Gill
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Photo from the walk - Cosh & Foxup from Halton Gill

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Upper Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Yorkshire Dales walk starts from Halton Gill and explores a wild part of Littondale. The scenery is superb with the outpost of Cosh interesting for its isolation. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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