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Aysgarth & Castle Bolton From Askrigg
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Photo from the walk - Aysgarth & Castle Bolton From Askrigg

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 - 8 hours 50 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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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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Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Walks in the Yorkshire DalesGuidebook to 50 of Jack Keighleys favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales. All the walks are circular, and range from 4.5 to nearly 8 miles. They vary from simple valley strolls (ideal as half-day 'family rambles') to strenuous fell expeditions. Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack's highly distinctive style.
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