Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale

Superb views over beautiful Wharfedale


Route outline for walk ny121:

Wharfedale  -  Barden Bridge  -  The River Wharfe  -  Wharfedale  -  The Dales Way  -  The Strid. Strid Wood  -  Waterfall Cottage  -  Posforth Gill  -  Valley of Desolation  -  Laund Pasture Plantation  -  Smithyman Nook  -  Carncliff Top (Earl Seat)  -  Nanny Crag  -  Truckle Crags  -  Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)  -  Dalehead Farm  -  Eastwood Head  -  Howgill Lodge  -  The Dales Way  -  The River Wharfe  -  Barden Bridge  -  Wharfedale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) at 485m (1591ft). Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) is known as an Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Carncliff Top (Earl Seat) at 449m (1473ft). Carncliff Top (Earl Seat) is known as an Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 104
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale

In no particular order . . .

The Three Amigos on top of Simon's Seat

The Three Amigos on top of Simon's Seat

Photo: Paul Brown (1)

Looking North from Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Looking North from Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Photo: Brian Senior (1)

Approaching the summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) from the NW

Approaching the summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) from the NW

Photo: Gordon Watts (4)

Looking WNW from the summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Looking WNW from the summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Photo: Gordon Watts (2)

Me on a snowy Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Me on a snowy Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Photo: Mike Knipe (48)

The River Wharfe

The River Wharfe

Photo: Christine Shepherd (774)

Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit from the West - the figures (middle right) give a sense of scale

Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit from the West - the figures (middle right) give a sense of scale

Photo: Gordon Watts (3)

Looking SSE from the summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) - a thick mist lies over the lower fells in the distance

Looking SSE from the summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) - a thick mist lies over the lower fells in the distance

Photo: Gordon Watts (1)

Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit

Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit

Photo: Brian Senior (2)

Nearing the summit of Simon s Seat

Nearing the summit of Simon s Seat

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (5)


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