Around Grassington and Hebden

A Grassington walk posted on 18/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 16/07/19

The first part of this circular walk is along River Wharfe and the second one on High Lane, which offer you beautiful points of view of the valley.

Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h20[?]
Distance Distance : 4.65mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 233ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 223ft
Highest point Highest point : 794ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 502ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Grassington
Starting point Starting point : N 54.069235° / W 1.997695°
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Description

Use Grassington National Park Center car park.

(D/A) The walk starts from the back of the car park by joining the path (not the street) called Sedber Lane. Walk on this lane and turn left just before Tin Bridge to join Dales Way.

(1) Follow the path on your right. Once you have passed the kissing gate, keep going on Dales Way, which is not the first path on your left, but the second one. It will lead you along the river.

(2) At the suspension bridge, you can either pass the gate or not before turning left. At Mill Lane, turn right and then look for a signpost to follow on your left.

(3) Leave the main path and look for a smaller one going slightly left and runs along the fence.

(4) Turn right, cross Hebden Beck and walk up to Hebden Road. Turn left and walk on the side of the road until you see a signpost on the right side. Cross carefully the road and follow High Lane for a while, until you are back the city.

(5) Turn right in Low Lane and once you have passed the car park, take a sharp left to join Main Street. At the end of Main Street, turn left and walk back to the car park (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0 - Grassington National Park Center car park - Grassington National Park Center car park
1 : mi 0.56 - alt. mi 0.56
2 : mi 1.99 - alt. mi 1.99 - Suspension bridge
3 : mi 2.24 - alt. mi 2.24
4 : mi 2.53 - alt. mi 2.53
5 : mi 4.27 - alt. mi 4.27 - Low Lane
D/A : mi 4.65 - alt. mi 4.65 - Grassington National Park Center car park - Grassington National Park Center car park

Useful Information

Toilets available at the car park for 20p.

Hikideas and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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