Wharfedale

Sat 26th Sep 2020

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Northern England
Local Group
North Yorkshire
Distance
14ml.
Start Time
08.30
Route
Buckden p&d car park

An undulating route in both Upper Wharfedale and Littondale, with approximately 3,300 ft of vertical ascent

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A 14 mile clockwise circular walk in Upper Wharfedale and Littondale including two significant climbs and overall approximately 3,300 feet of ascent.

Commencing in Buckden cross the River Wharfe and climb Birks Fell before descending into Litton via Ackerley Moor. Cross the River Skirfare and follow it north west to Halton Gill, then take A Pennine Journey up and over Horse Head and down into Yockenthwaite. Cross the Dales Way and the River Wharfe at Yockenthwaite and return to Buckden via Cray and Buckden Rake.

On a clear day terrific views of both Wharfedale and Littondale together with Yorkshire's Three Peaks and beyond.

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