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Limestone Lion

N Yorkshire

58 km / 36 miles
A route linking some of the finest limestone features of the Yorkshire Dales, taking in Ingleborough Cave, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Attermire Cave, Malham and Kilnsey. Designed to rival the Three Peaks Walk in interest and popularity, originally the attainment of Three Cliffs, Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Kilnsey Crag. Exploration of the main limestone fault line reveals further attractions and a natural 'A to B' route. Three caves are also on route Ingleborough Cave, Victoria Cave and Attermire Cave.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Very Challenging
Start: SD694730 - Information Centre, Ingleton, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SE002637 - National Park TIO,Grassington, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Adventure Guides UK Limestone Lion Challenge Walk - Download


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38 km
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38 km
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44 km
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Grassington Lodge  (bookable online)
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Route Profile:

57.9 km (36.0 miles)
2,103 m (6,900 ft) ascent
718 m (2,356 ft)  maximum height

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