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Cavendish 27 Circuit

N Yorkshire

43 km / 27 miles
A route encircling Barden Fell, it follows the river Wharfe to Bolton Bridge, and then takes in the villages of Draughton, Eastby, Embsay, Flasby, Rylstone, Cracoe, Thorpe, Burnsall and Howgill before climbing up to Simon's Seat (pictured) and returning via the Valley of Desolation.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Waymark: Some waymarks (C27C)
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start: SE077552 - Cavendish Pavilion car park, Bolton Abbey, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SE077552 - Cavendish Pavilion car park, Bolton Abbey, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Cavendish 27 Circuit  (LDWA  - 1984 ) Download File
Badge & Certificate Badge & certificate for Cavendish 27 Circuit  (LDWA Nidderdale Group  - July 2022 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 98, 103, 104
OS Landranger Active 98, 103, 104
OS Explorer 2, 297, 298
OS Explorer Active 2, 297, 298

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Bunk House
3 km
30 km

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Route Profile:

42.8 km (26.6 miles)
1,083 m (3,553 ft) ascent
465 m (1,526 ft)  maximum height

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