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Rylstone Edges & Cracoe from Rylstone
Introduction to Walk 3109

Photo from the walk - Rylstone Edges & Cracoe from Rylstone

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Lower Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Starting from Rylstone village made famous by the Calendar Girls, this Yorkshire Dales walk takes you onto the Rylstone Edge from where there are excellent views. You pass the Rylstone Cross and continue to the Obelisk commemorating the men from Cracoe who lost their lives in the World Wars. The walk drops down below the edge and returns to Rylstone. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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