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6 great walks near Arncliffe

PUBLISHED: 08:00 26 March 2019 | UPDATED: 08:50 26 March 2019

Arncliffe Sunrise by Harry Feather

Arncliffe Sunrise by Harry Feather

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Arncliffe is largely bypassed by most Dales visitors for its more famous neighbour of Kettlewell, but it offers a quainter, more quieter base to explore the famous walking spots of the National Park.

Hawkswick haymeadows by Terry FletcherHawkswick haymeadows by Terry Fletcher

Arncliffe and Littondale

0 miles from Arncliffe

Explore the often overlooked Littondale via the ancient walkways the monks used on their way to Fountains Abbey.

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River Skirfare by Terry FletcherRiver Skirfare by Terry Fletcher

Arncliffe and Kettlewell

0 miles from Arncliffe

This walk also sets off from Arncliffe and heads east to Kettlewell in Wharfedale, a more popular base for walking.

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Buckden Pike memorial by Terry FletcherBuckden Pike memorial by Terry Fletcher

Buckden

9 miles from Arncliffe

This walk heads south towards the village of Starbotton, but before that, you have to contend the the long climb of Buckden Pike with its rewarding views from the summit.

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The River Wharfe near Linton Falls by Terry FletcherThe River Wharfe near Linton Falls by Terry Fletcher

Burnsall and Linton

10 miles from Arncliffe

This walk sets off from Burnsall Bridge and then accompanies the sparkling Wharfe upstream, taking in some of its loveliest sections on the way to Grassington and the dramatic cataracts of Linton Falls.

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Stainforth Force by Terry FletcherStainforth Force by Terry Fletcher

Stainforth

10 miles from Arncliffe

Head east to the popular tourist spot of Stainforth, famous for the rolling cascades of Stainforth Force, we pass by this and also catch a glimpse of the flat-topped summit of Ingleborough, one of the Three Peaks and anothe Dales landmark.

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Rylstone Cross by Terry FletcherRylstone Cross by Terry Fletcher

Rylstone

10 miles from Arncliffe

While The Yorkshire Dales are by definition, famous for its natural history, there are a number of important man-made landmarks in the area, this walk takes in the Rylstone Cross and the Cracoe Memorial.

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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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