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Whin Fell & Ouster Rake from Dunsop Bridge
Introduction to Walk 2331

Photo from the walk - Whin Fell & Ouster Rake from Dunsop Bridge

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

A Forest of Bowland walk from Dunsop Bridge exploring the landscape north-west of the village. The route includes riverside paths, moorland paths and the opportunity to visit the summit of Whin Fell. The walk also uses the Ouster Rake path which needs care in wet or icy conditions. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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