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Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 2 - South Stainley to Sawley

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Phil Catterall

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1050 feet / 318 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SE306631
Lat 54.062942 // Long -1.533977
Postcode HG3 3NE (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Continuing on the second leg of the 50 miles Ripon Rowel with a walk through Studley Park passing Markenfield Hall and Fountains Abbey. The route is well marked on OS Maps. This is a linear walk with car parking available at St.Wilfred's Church - if used please leave a contribution in the charity box at SE306631. The walk ends at Sawley where parking is available near the Village Hall at SE248678. If car sharing is not a possibility the taxi fare from Sawley back to South Stainley is approximately £ 16 (2008 prices). You may also travel via the regular 36 bus service from Harrogate or Ripon to South Stainley on the A61. The Ripon Roweller 136 Community Bus leaves Sawley for Ripon at 13:41 travelling via Fountains Abbey to reach Ripon Bus Station at 14:37. This is a Monday-Saturday service. Check the latest timetable, but you will need an early start to meet the Roweller bus at Sawley.

GPS Files - Notes

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These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 298Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 298Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 99Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 99Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walk 1078 Hampsthwaite & Ripley Park - easy - 7.5 miles/12.2 km

Walk 3528 Fountains Abbey & Markenfield Hall - moderate - 8.7 miles/14.1 km

Walk 2405 Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 3 - Sawley to Ilton - moderate - 11.0 miles/17.9 km

Walk 2403 Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 1 - Ripon to South Stainley - easy/mod - 10.0 miles/16.3 km

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