This route starts and ends in the picturesque Yorkshire village of Marske. The walk is short with some brief steep inclines, the largest challenge along the way is the mud during the wetter seasons. Mostly following farm tracks, the route eventually leads to some moorland paths and ends with stretches of quiet road to walk along back to the village.
Circular | 8.31km (5.2 miles) | Difficulty: Easy
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This is an easy walk along well maintained tracks and roads. The route traverses woodland, fields, riverside paths and town streets.
Circular | 12.9km (8 miles) | Difficulty: Easy
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Though just short of 9 miles this walk is very taxing and feels much longer. The tracks on this route disappear in many places and the ground if often incredibly boggy, even during dry spells. However, the views offered along the way and the return to the remote Tan Hill pub make it all worthwhile.
Circular | 14km (8.76 miles) | Difficulty: Medium to Hard
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This is a relatively short route which offers some amazing views of Swale Dale and the valley surrounding Arkle Beck. The route is initially field walking followed by a brief, but steep, ascent onto moorlands.
Circular | 9.71km (6 miles) | Difficulty: Medium
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This route leads from the village of Clapham to the summit of Ingleborough and back again passing several points of interest including Ingleborough Cave and Gaping Gill. Ingleborough is one of the 3 peaks, the other two being Pen-y-ghent and Whernside.
Circular | 17.4km (10.8 miles) | Difficulty: Medium
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This walk mixes sections of the Pennine way and the route used for the 3 peaks challenge to offer walkers extensive views of the North Yorkshire moors. The route traverses Whitber Hill then climbs Pen-y-ghent before returning to Horton-in-Ribblesdale.
Circular | 10.2km (6.3 miles) | Difficulty: Medium
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This route is rated medium to difficult as in the good conditions it offers little challenge. However, in more treacherous conditions it can become very difficult.
Circular | 12.5km (7.77 miles) | Difficulty: Medium to Hard
Continue reading “Ribblehead to Whernside”