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Dufton Pike from Dufton
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Photo from the walk - Dufton Pike from Dufton

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Dufton Pike is a small hill with big views in the Northern Pennines. The walk starts from the village of Dufton, worth a visit in its own right, and follows a circular route. For those not wishing to make an ascent of the hill then the route can be easily adapted and used as a gentler circular walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tongue
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Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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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