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Great Shunner Fell & Lovely Seat
Introduction to Walk 3621

Photo from the walk - Great Shunner Fell & Lovely Seat

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Wensleydale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.4 miles / 18.5 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 7 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A demanding Yorkshire Dales walkf from Hardraw visiting the summits of Great Shunner Fell and Lovely Seat. The route includes some rough, wet, pathless sections and needs careful navigation duirng the descent from Lovely Seat. 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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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and East

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