North York Moors Walk
Dundale Pond from Levisham
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Walk Route Description
This short circular North York Moors walk starts from the village of Levisham (grid ref. SE831906) where limited parking is available. Do remember to park with courtesy so that residents' access is not inhibited. The village does still have a pub, the Horseshoe Inn, where your patronage will be welcome.
After parking walk west along the no through road continuing onto a footpath that continues to the edge of Keldgate Slack Wood (grid ref. SE824905). Turn right on the path down the incline before turning left up to Levisham Station on the North York Moors steam railway. If you are lucky you will see steam trains in operation. Walk north up the road towards Levisham, talking the path to Dundale Pond at grid ref. SE828918).
From Dundale Pond continue east along Dundale Griff towards Levisham Beck. After approximately one kilometre along this path you reach a junction (grid ref. SE838917). Turn right signed to Levisham and follow the woodland path until you reach a road (grid ref SE832902). Turn right along this road back into the Levisham.
Other walks nearby
Walk 3585 Levisham, Skelton Tower & Hole of Horcum - easy/mod - 7.4 miles/12 km
Walk 1397 Hole of Horcum from Levisham Station - easy/mod - 8.5 miles/13.8 km
Walk 1396 Hole of Horcum and Saltergate Brow from Lockton - moderate - 10.3 miles/16.7 km
Walk 1867 Hole of Horcum & Bridestones from Lockton - moderate - 9.8 miles/15.9 km
Walk 3534 Dundale Pond & Hole of Horcum from Saltergate - easy/mod - 5.2 miles/8.5 km
Walk 1602 Saltergate, Fylingdales & Allerston High Moor - moderate - 11.5 miles/18.7 km
Walk 2665 Cawthorne Roman Camp Circular - moderate - 12.2 miles/19.8 km
Walk 1930 Wheeldale Moor circular - moderate - 11.3 miles/18.4 km
Walk 1922 Goathland & Howl Moors - moderate - 11.2 miles/18.2 km
Walk 2325 Troutsdale Circular - moderate - 10.1 miles/16.4 km
Recommended Books & eBooks
The North York Moors
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