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Walden Round

42 km / 26 miles

N Yorkshire
A challenging route through Horsehouse to the head of Nidderdale, crossing Coverdale Beck into Waldendale, ascending Buckden Pike to then re-enter Wharfedale. There is a total ascent of over 4,500 feet.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Very Challenging; Moorland
Start and Finish
SD969723 - Kettlewell, N Yorkshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Walden Round (LDWA Nidderdale Group - 2007)
Badge & Certificate
Badge & Certificate for Walden Round (LDWA Nidderdale Group)


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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Meadowcroft Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
23 Km
B & B Accommodation
The George Inn  (bookable online)
4 Km
23 Km
Bunk House
2 Km
35 Km
Camp Site
2 Km
35 Km

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Route Profile:

37.4 Km (23.2 miles)
1,388 m (4,554 ft) ascent
688 m (2,257 ft)  maximum height