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The deserted village of Wharram St Percy
Introduction to Walk 1738

Photo from the walk - The deserted village of Wharram St Percy

Region - Yorkshire Wolds

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 2.7 miles / 4.4 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Time - 1 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

A short North Yorkshire walk exploring the deserted village of Wharram Percy with its ruined church reminding visitors of when it was thriving community. The route also includes scenic Deep Dale and crosses some open country. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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