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Thomas Gill and Ravenseat from Tan Hill

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.7 miles / 14.1 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference NY897067
Lat 54.455581 // Long -2.160377
Postcode DL11 6ED (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk starts from near Tan Hill Inn, the highest pub in Britain and crosses wild moorland to reach Thomas Gill waterfalls before climbing across the flank of Robert's Seat to descend to the isolated farm at Ravenseat. The walk continues following Upper Swaledale before turning north to join the Pennine Way back to the start. In poor visibility the route across the moors could provide problems with navigation.

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