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Capplestone Gate & Conistone Pie from Conistone
Introduction to Walk 2423

Photo from the walk - Capplestone Gate & Conistone Pie from Conistone

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Upper Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Yorkshire Dales walk traverses some fine limestone scenery above Wharfedale. The start is near the village of Conistone and the route takes you high above the dale to enjoy some wonderful views. A section of the Dales Way is used for this walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walk 3301
Conistone to Grassington via the Dib
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3262
Copplestone Gate and Conistone Pie from Conistone
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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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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