Walks, Routes and Maps on The Herriot Way
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The Herriot Way is a 88km (55 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing Aysgarth Falls in North Yorkshire, England.

The Herriot Way is waymarked by the occasional named post.


Walk ny186 Aysgarth Falls from Aysgarth

Superb waterfalls walk

Route Summary: - Aysgarth, Aysgarth Falls - High Force, The Herriot Way, Aysgarth Falls - Middle Force, Aysgarth Falls - Low Force, St Josephs Wood, Freeholders' Wood, Aysgarth.

Length: 4.5km (3 miles) | Ascent: 112m (367ft) | Allow at least: 1½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes

England's highest waterfall - well worth a visit

Route Summary: - Hawes, The Pennine Way, The Herriot Way, Haylands Bridge, The River Ure, Hardraw, Hardraw Force, Simonstone Hotel, Sedbusk, Hawes.

Length: 7km (4½ miles) | Ascent: 90m (295ft) | Allow at least: 2hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Easy


Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes

England's highest waterfall - worth a visit

Route Summary: - Hawes, The Pennine Way, The Herriot Way, Haylands Bridge, The River Ure, Hardraw, Hardraw Force, Shaw Gill Wood, Simonstone Hotel, High Shaw, Shivery Gill, Pike Hill, Abbotside Common, Low Clint, High Pasture Gate, Shutt Lane, Sedbusk, Hawes.

Length: 13.5km (8½ miles) | Ascent: 314m (1030ft) | Allow at least: 4hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny248 Kisdon and Keld from Muker

Moorland and gorge, with stunning waterfalls

Route Summary: - Muker, Kisdon, Hooker Mill Scar, Swallow Hole Farm, Keld, The Herriot Way, The Pennine Way, The River Swale, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Kisdon Force, East Gill Force, Crackpot Hall, Swinner Gill, Arngill Wood, Swaledale, Ramps Holme Bridge, Muker.

Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 410m (1345ft) | Allow at least: 3¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny221 Fremington Edge and Arkengarthdale from Reeth

Fine views - though can be wet underfoot

Route Summary: - Reeth, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Arkle Beck, High Fremington, White House Farm, Fremington Edge, Fremington Edge Top, Fell End Lead Mine, Storthwaite Hall, Arkengarthdale, Castle Farm House, Cuckoo Hill, The Herriot Way, Reeth.

Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 411m (1674ft) | Allow at least: 4hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny174 Fremington Edge, Langthwaite and Arkengarthdale from Reeth

Fine views - though can be wet underfoot

Route Summary: - Reeth, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Arkle Beck, High Fremington, White House Farm, Fremington Edge, Fremington Edge Top, Fell End Lead Mine, Storthwaite Hall, Arkengarthdale, Langthwaite, Castle Farm House, Cuckoo Hill, The Herriot Way, Reeth.

Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 510m (1674ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny140 Fremington Edge and Calver Hill from Reeth

Fine fine views

Route Summary: - Reeth, Arkle Beck, High Fremington, White House Farm, Fremington Edge, Fremington Edge Top, Fell End Lead Mine, Storthwaite Hall, Arkengarthdale, Langthwaite, Arken Town, Calver Hill, Riddings Farm, Skelgate Lane, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, The Herriot Way, Reeth.

Length: 14km (8¾ miles) | Ascent: 570m (1870ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny145 Tan Hill and Robert's Seat from Keld

Where The Pennine Way meets The Coast to Coast walk

Route Summary: - Keld, The Pennine Way, The Herriot Way, Kisdon Force, Black Moor, Stonesdale Moor, The Tan Hill Inn, Tan Gill, Stonesdale Beck, Thomas Gill, Robert's Seat, Pryclose Gutter, Ravenseat, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Whitsundale Beck, How Edge Scars, Oven Mouth, Cotterby Scar, East Stonesdale Farm, The River Swale, Keld.

Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 637m (2091ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny108 Dodd Fell Hill and Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) from Hawes

Long but gentle ascents to fine views

Route Summary: - Hawes, The Pennine Way, The Herriot Way, Gayle, Gaudy Lane, Rottonstone Hill, Ten End Peat Ground, West Cam Road, Dodd Fell Hill, North Gate, West Duerley Pasture, Cam High Road, Howgate Head, Drumaldrace (Wether Fell), Wether Fell, Gayle, Hawes.

Length: 19km (12 miles) | Ascent: 596m (1956ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny157 High Harker Hill and Greets Hill from Reeth

Fine views of Swaledale

Route Summary: - Reeth, River Swale, High Harker Hill, Beldow Hill, High Carl, Apedale, Dent's House, Greets Hill, Grinton, The Herriot Way, Reeth.

Length: 19.5km (12¼ miles) | Ascent: 590m (1935ft) | Allow at least: 6½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk ny103 Rogan's Seat and Water Crag (Arkengarthdale) from Keld

Excellent 360 degree views

Route Summary: - Keld, The Pennine Way, The Herriot Way, The River Swale, Swaledale, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Kisdon Force, Crackpot Hall, Swinner Gill, Hind Hole Beck, Swinner Gill Lead Mines, East Grain, High Stone Man, Rogan's Seat, Moor Hen Nest, Water Crag (Arkengarthdale), Blakethwaite Gill, Blakethwaite Meres, Blakethwaite Dams, Gunnerside Gill, Eweleap Scar, Bling Gill, Lownathwaite Mea, High Whim, Swinner Gill, Kisdon Force, Crackpot Hall, Keld.

Length: 17.5km (11 miles) | Ascent: 817m (2681ft) | Allow at least: 6¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


Walk ny149 Great Shunner Fell from Hawes

The Pennine Way - and superb views of Hawes

Route Summary: - Hawes, The Pennine Way, The Herriot Way, Haylands Bridge, The River Ure, Hardraw, Hardraw Force, Hearne Coal Road, Hollin Hill, Bluebell Hill, Blea Pot Plain, Hearn Top, Bleak Haw, Hearne Head, Great Shunner Fell, Little Shunner Fell, Pickersett Mea, Fossdale Moss, Grimy Gutter, Lovely Seat, Coal Gill Hags, Abbotside Common, High Clint, High Pasture Gate, Shutt Lane, Sedbusk, Hawes.

Length: 22km (13¾ miles) | Ascent: 710m (2330ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



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