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Yorkshire Dales Walk
Garnshaw House & Linton Falls from Grassington

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Upper Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 480 feet / 145 metres

Time - 2 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SE002637
Lat 54.069236 // Long -1.998436
Postcode BD23 5DG (approx. location only)

Walk Route Description

Photo from the walk - Garnshaw House & Linton Falls from Grassington
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This short Yorkshire Dales walk from Grassington starts from the National Park Centre (grid ref. SE002637) where there is a large pay and display car park. The route explores typical countryside of the area east of the town and follows a short section of the River Wharfe to visit the Linton Falls.

Exit the car park and turn left along Hebden Road. Cross the road using the zebra crossing and continue towards the centre of the town. Turn right into Main Street and walk up through the main shopping centre to reach the Town Hall. Turn right into Low Lane and take High Lane which is the first left and leads to Hebden. Follow this walled track for about 250 metres and turn left onto a signed path (grid ref. SE006641). The path crosses several fields to reach a path junction in 400 metres (grid ref. SE009640). Bear right here and continue past the ruins of Wise House to reach a junction of paths just before Garnshaw House (grid ref. SE017637).

Turn right and follow the path down to the B6265 (grid ref. SE016631). Cross the road with care and take the signed path across fields to pass Half Way House Farm. Continue on this path down to the banks of the River Wharfe (grid ref. SE007631). Turn upstream, with the River Wharfe on your left, following the Dales Way. Across the river is the attractive Linton Parish Church. Continue along the Dales Way to reach Linton Falls (grid ref. SE 0016330. Reaching Linton Falls turn right up Sedber Lane back to the start.

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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