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The Upper Eden valley without a car
Introduction to Walk 2409

Photo from the walk - The Upper Eden valley without a car

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Three Peaks Country

County/Area - Cumbria & North Yorkshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 7 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

A linear walk shadowing the Settle and Carlisle railway between Garsdale and Kirkby Stephen. The route uses paths on the high ground as well as in the Eden valley. For most of the route the walk lies within the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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