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Bunton Hush, Blakethwaite & Gunnerside Gill
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Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

An interesting Yorkshire Dales walk in Swaledale exploring the remains of the lead mining industry in the valley of Gunnerside Gill. The route offers wild scenery, extensive industrial archaeology and pretty riverside woodland. 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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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and East

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