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A Wharfedale wander from Burnsall
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Photo from the walk - A Wharfedale wander from Burnsall

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Lower Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Time - 8 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This is a Yorkshire Dales walk through the beautiful Lower Wharfedale area. It includes moorland, pastoral and riverside walking. The route takes in the highlights of one of the most popular of the Yorkshire Dales. Most of the ascent is covered in the first third of the walk. There are various points (such as Linton, Grassington and Hebden) that would offer alternative start points. 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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