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Ampleforth, Shallow Dale, Yearsley Moor & Wilderness
Introduction to Walk 2702

Photo from the walk - Ampleforth, Shallow Dale, Yearsley Moor & Wilderness

Nat Park - North York Moors

Region - Howardian Hills

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Phil Catterall

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 1370 feet / 415 metres

Grade - moderate

Starting from Ampleforth this North Yorkshire walk enters the North York Moors National Park and the adjacent Howardian Hills AONB. The route includes a mixture of wooded hills and farmland. 

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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

The North York Moors

The North York MoorsThis guidebook describes 50 circular day walking routes in the North York Moors. The moors offer no great height but cover seven regions; the Tabular Hills, Hambleton Hills, Cleveland Hills, Northern Moors, High Moors, Eastern Moors and Cleveland Coast. There is also a four-day route following the classic Lyke Wake Walk.
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