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Bewerley Industrial Heritage Trail

N Yorkshire

14 km / 9 miles
The Bewerley Industrial Heritage Trail is nine miles long with some steep ascents. The route follows Public Rights of Way with a small section of permissive paths. For hundreds of years man has exploited the rich mineral deposits of the landscape - lead, lime and stone. Explore almost a thousand years of lead mining history on this walk through stunning scenery. The route passes by a hand-cut level, the remains of old smelt mills and a unique 19th Century lime kiln around Pateley Bridge in the heart of Yorkshire's Nidderdale.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Industrial History
Start and Finish: SE158567 - Nidderdale Museum, Pateley Bridge, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Crackpots Mosiac Trail  (Nidderdale AONB  - 2011 ) Download


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Route Profile:

14.4 km (8.9 miles)
397 m (1,302 ft) ascent
412 m (1,352 ft)  maximum height

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