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The Strid on the River Wharfe near Bolton Abbey

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The Strid on the River Wharfe near Bolton Abbey

Caption - The Strid is a dramatic section of the River Wharfe where the waters are squeezed through a six foot wide cleft in the bedrock. In spate care is needed in the vicinity as currents and undertow are considerable.

Walk 1001 : Barden Bridge & the Strid

Photographer : Lou Johnson

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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales National Park covers an extensive area, which contains a wide variety of scenic interest. Each Dale is usually named after its river although there are a few examples that don't follow this rule. The varied underlying geology is reflected in the scenery with limestone and gritstone the prominent rocks resulting in virtually every type of scenery from dry valleys to wild moorland. More Information

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