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Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 3 - Sawley to Ilton
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Photo from the walk - Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 3 - Sawley to Ilton

Region - Nidderdale AONB

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Phil Catterall

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 1450 feet / 439 metres

Time - 7 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This is the third leg of the Ripon Rowell Walk and starts from the village of Sawley. The route enters the Nidderdale AONB and goes via Eavestone, High Skelding, Belford and Bramley Grange to Ilton. As this is a linear walk care is required when arranging transport. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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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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