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Steeton to Ilkley without a car
Introduction to Walk 3215

Photo from the walk - Steeton to Ilkley without a car

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Bradford walk traverses the ridge between Airedale and Wharfedale, passing through pleasant pastoral scenery before finishing on a high route offering expansive views of the southern edge of the Dales. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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