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Attermire Scar & Victoria Cave from Settle
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Photo from the walk - Attermire Scar & Victoria Cave from Settle

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Lower Ribblesdale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.1 miles / 8.3 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 3 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Yorkshire Dales walk exploring the magnificent limestone scenery lying to the east of Settle including Warrendale Knots, Attermire Scar and Victoria Cave. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Walk 1403
Attermire Scar and Catrigg Force from Settle
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1105
Settle Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

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Walk 2082
0.2 miles / 0.4 km away
Attermire Scar, Catrigg Force & Langcliffe
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2603
0.3 miles / 0.5 km away
Feizor & Giggleswick Scar from Settle
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2617
0.9 miles / 1.5 km away
Nappa Cross & Victoria Cave from Langcliffe
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1404
0.9 miles / 1.5 km away
Oxenber and Wharfe Woods from Langcliffe
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 2649
2.2 miles / 3.5 km away
Attermire Scar & Malham Tarn from Stainforth
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 16.5 miles / 26.8 km
Walk 1251
4.4 miles / 7.1 km away
The Norber Erratics & Sulber Gate
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2620
4.4 miles / 7.1 km away
Sulber Gate & Crummack Dale from Austwick
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3092
4.9 miles / 7.8 km away
Malham Cove & Watlowes from Malham Tarn
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Length - 4.4 miles / 7.2 km
Walk 1051
5.1 miles / 8.2 km away
Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route A)
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1239
5.1 miles / 8.2 km away
Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route B)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

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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