Buckden Pike and Hubberholme

Introduction to Walk 2132

Photo from the walk - Buckden Pike and Hubberholme

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.4 miles / 13.7 km

Ascent - 1850 feet / 561 metres

Grade - moderate

Yorkshire Dales walk from Buckden combining an ascent of Buckden Pike with scenic Upper Wharfedale. After ascending Buckden Pike the route passes through limestone scenery with views down to the River Wharfe. Reaching Scar House the walk descends to Hubberholme to follow the Dales Way back to the start. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walks in Dales Country

Walks in Dales CountryA guidebook to 30 hand drawn family walks throughout the Yorkshire Dales. The 30 circular walks take in well-known spots such as Malham and Ingleborough. Routes take between a half to a full day. Also less-frequented, almost secret routes. Graded from easy to strenuous.
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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and West

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Further Information

Location Map

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Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales National Park covers an extensive area, which contains a wide variety of scenic interest. Each Dale is usually named after its river although there are a few examples that don't follow this rule. The varied underlying geology is reflected in the scenery with limestone and gritstone the prominent rocks resulting in virtually every type of scenery from dry valleys to wild moorland. More Information

Walk grading - Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience by going to Walk Grading Details.

Accommodation Nearby

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Wharfe View B&B
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The New Inn
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