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Pen-y-ghent & Littondale
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Photo from the walk - Pen-y-ghent & Littondale

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Three Peaks Country

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km

Ascent - 2145 feet / 650 metres

Time - 10 hours 10 minutes

Grade - hard

A tough Yorkshire Dales walk that includes Pen-y-ghent and beautiful Littondale. This route includes some very quiet country and avoids the honeypots and allows you to enjoy in peace this beautiful corner of North Yorkshire. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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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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