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Ilkley to Bingley
Introduction to Walk 2319

Photo from the walk - Ilkley to Bingley

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Cedric Fareneau

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This linear walk crosses the wild moorland landscape lying between Ilkley and Bingley. Choose a fine day to enjoy the wonderful views. After wet weather the paths may be boogy so wear good footwear. 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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Ordnance Survey Explorer 297Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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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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