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Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 4 - Ilton to Grewelthorpe
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Photo from the walk - Ripon Rowel Walk Leg 4 - Ilton to Grewelthorpe

Region - Nidderdale AONB

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Phil Catterall

Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This is the fourth leg of the Ripon Rowell Walk and starts from Ilton. The route continues through the Nidderdale AONB and goes via Masham, with its famous brewery, to follow the River Ure downstream. This section of the walk ends at Grewelthorpe just off the main route. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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