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Arncliffe & Starbotton from Kettlewell
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Photo from the walk - Arncliffe & Starbotton from Kettlewell

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Upper Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Yorkshire Dales walk has two ascents as you traverse the hills from Wharefdale to Littondale and back again. In complete contrast the final section is level walking following the Dales Way beside the River Wharfe. 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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Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Walks in the Yorkshire DalesGuidebook to 50 of Jack Keighleys favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales. All the walks are circular, and range from 4.5 to nearly 8 miles. They vary from simple valley strolls (ideal as half-day 'family rambles') to strenuous fell expeditions. Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack's highly distinctive style.
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