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Dentdale & Bleamoor
Introduction to Walk 3135

Photo from the walk - Dentdale & Bleamoor

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Three Peaks Country

County/Area - Cumbria & North Yorkshire

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 2570 feet / 779 metres

Time - 8 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Yorkshire Dales walk includes valley and moorland walking. The start is in pleasant Dentdale which is followed for some way before climbing onto Blea Moor. The route then returns across the flank of Whernside into Dentdale. The route also includes sections of the Dales Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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