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Oxenber and Wharfe Woods from Langcliffe
Introduction to Walk 1404

Photo from the walk - Oxenber and Wharfe Woods from Langcliffe

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Lower Ribblesdale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Ascent - 1720 feet / 521 metres

Time - 7 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Yorkshire Dales walk which must be done in the second week of May. It is quite astonishing in its beauty. The woods have endless views under coppiced hazels and age old trees of bluebells, primroses, oxlips, cowslips, white anemone, violets and orchids. A genuinely amazing sight. The walk starts from Langcliffe and also includes a visit to Stainforth Force and the hamlet of Feizor. 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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