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Bunton Hush, Blakethwaite & Gunnerside Gill
Introduction to Walk 3093

Photo from the walk - Bunton Hush, Blakethwaite & Gunnerside Gill

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

An interesting Yorkshire Dales walk in Swaledale exploring the remains of the lead mining industry in the valley of Gunnerside Gill. The route offers wild scenery, extensive industrial archaeology and pretty riverside woodland. 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.

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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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