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Esklets and Rosedale Head from Westerdale

Nat Park - North York Moors - North York Moors West

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference NZ664058
Lat 54.443277 // Long -0.977639
Postcode YO21 2DT (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This lengthy route in the North York Moors National Park explores the source of the River Esk, uses a section of the long since abandoned railway serving mines in Rosedale and offers superb views into four dales. The walk does not involve any steep climbs and despite its length is relatively easy with the option of stopping for a pub lunch half way round.

GPS Files - Notes

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These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Walk 1450 Little & Great Fryup Dales from Duck Bridge - moderate - 8.3 miles/13.4 km

Walk 1527 Farndale Circular from Little Blakey - moderate - 12.0 miles/19.5 km

Walk 1674 Rosedale Valley circular from Little Blakey - moderate - 11.0 miles/17.9 km

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Walk 1468 Clay Bank, Wain Stones, Bank Foot & Bloworth Crossing - moderate - 14.3 miles/23.2 km

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