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Aysgarth & Castle Bolton From Askrigg
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Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Wensleydale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 14.5 miles / 23.6 km

Ascent - 1510 feet / 458 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A Yorkshire Dales walk in Wensleydale, starting from Askrigg, of All Creatures Great and Small fame, and taking in three waterfalls at Aysgarth en route to Castle Bolton. The return is across the flanks of Carperby Moor. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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