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Muker & Upper Swaledale from Keld

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference NY892011
Lat 54.405244 // Long -2.167883
Postcode DL11 6LJ (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Upper Swaledale is, in my opinion, one of the most interesting areas within the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This route is no exception and offers a mixture of high level and valley walking with visits to picturesque villages. As a bonus the area is rich in industrial heritage and you are able to see at first hand some of the remaining ruins.

GPS Files - Notes

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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 OL19Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 91Sheet Map1:50kBUY
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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