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Ilkley to Burnsall

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Map / Ilkley to Burnsall

From the starting point of the Dales Way, enjoy a gentle day of woodland walking, and cross the threshold of Yorshire Dales National Park, to pass the site of Bolton Abbey. 

moderate
20.9 km
5:30 h
82 m
13 m

Starting at the Old Bridge in Ilkley you make your way north on your walk up to Burnsall and through lush meadowlands and past Bolton Priory. Pass by stunning bridges and medieval settlements before Burnsall Bridge comes into view marking the end of the stage. This quaint little town provides a few tea rooms and a local shop.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
156 m
Lowest point
77 m
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Tips, hints and links

This route is used in the following itineraries:

WESDW1 

Start

Ilkley (79 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
53.928625, -1.830497
UTM
30U 576789 5976214

Destination

Burnsall

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
20.9 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
82 m
Descent
13 m
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