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Rylstone Edges & Cracoe from Rylstone
Introduction to Walk 3109

Photo from the walk - Rylstone Edges & Cracoe from Rylstone

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Lower Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Allan Friswell

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Starting from Rylstone village made famous by the Calendar Girls, this Yorkshire Dales walk takes you onto the Rylstone Edge from where there are excellent views. You pass the Rylstone Cross and continue to the Obelisk commemorating the men from Cracoe who lost their lives in the World Wars. The walk drops down below the edge and returns to Rylstone. A GPS 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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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and East

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and EastThis guidebook contains 43 circular day walks in the north and east Yorkshire Dales. It explores the dales, hills and moors between Kirkby Stephen and Pateley Bridge. Walking ranges from gentle 3 mile strolls to more strenuous day-long rambles across the Howgills, Wensleydale, Swaledale, Nidderdale, Mallerstang and Coverdale.
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