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Dales High Way

The Dales High Way stretches for 90 miles from the World Heritage Site at Saltaire to the lovely market town of Appleby in Cumbria, and traverses the full length of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The route enters the National Park just north of Skipton and takes in the sights of Malham before crossing to Settle. It is then into Yorkshire Three Peaks territory before heading to Dent and Sedbergh. The route then climbs through the Howgills, the steep rounded hills to the north of Sedbergh, before dropping into the Lune Valley. The final section passes through the Orton Fells before reaching the River Eden at Appleby.

This walk links well with the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway line meaning that it is easy to get back to your starting point.

Full information, route descriptions and guides are available on the Dales High Way website.

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