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Cavendish 27 Circuit

43 km / 27 miles

N Yorkshire
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
Some waymarks (C27C)
Anytime Challenges; Moorland
SE077552 - Cavendish Pavilion car park, Bolton Abbey, N Yorkshire
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SE077552 - Cavendish Pavilion car park, Bolton Abbey, N Yorkshire
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Route Description - PDF
Cavendish 27 Circuit (LDWA - 1984)
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Rose Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
3 Km
B & B Accommodation
Rockwood House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
11 Km
Rendezvous @ Skipton  (bookable online)
4 Km
13 Km
B & B Accommodation
Poppy Cottage Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
16 Km
B & B Accommodation
Grassington Lodge  (bookable online)
3 Km
29 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