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Bowland-Dales Traverse

137 km / 85 miles

Lancashire, N Yorkshire
An upland route across the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales, contrasting Bowland's heather-clad gritstone hills with the limestone terraces of the Dales. Besides visiting the villages of Slaidburn, Malham, Kettlewell, Aysgarth and Reeth, the route passes Attermire Scar, Malham Cove, Kilnsey Crag and Buckden Pike, the latter being the highest point at 2302ft.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Challenging; Moorland; Mountain
Start
SD490447 - Garstang, Lancashire
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Finish
NZ171008 - Richmond, N Yorkshire
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Along Path
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
33 Km
Hostel Accommodation
4 Km
62 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
62 Km
B & B Accommodation
Grassington Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
75 Km
Bunk House
2 Km
89 Km
Camp Site
2 Km
89 Km
Self-catering
Meadowcroft Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
101 Km
B & B Accommodation
The George Inn  (bookable online)
1 Km
101 Km
Hostel Accommodation
2 Km
110 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
116 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
118 Km
Self-catering
Wraycroft Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
118 Km
B & B Accommodation
Ivy Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
118 Km
Hotels
The Charles Bathurst Inn  (bookable online)
5 Km
119 Km
Hotels
Kings Head Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
137 Km

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Route Profile:

139.9 Km (86.9 miles)
4,318 m (14,167 ft) ascent
697 m (2,287 ft)  maximum height