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 English Bridget. The summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 English Bridget.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Dales Way, a 130km (81 miles) linear footpath connecting Ilkley in West Yorkshire, England with Bowness-On-Windermere in Cumbria, England. The Dales Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Dales Way.

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 . . .

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - 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)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - The top of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

The top of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Photo: Jeff Stott (3)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Looking North from Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Looking North from Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Photo: Brian Senior (1)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Looking WNW from the summit of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

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

Photo: Gordon Watts (2)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit Trig Point

Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit Trig Point

Photo: Jeff Stott (1)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Nearing the summit of Simon s Seat

Nearing the summit of Simon s Seat

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (5)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - The River Wharfe

The River Wharfe

Photo: Christine Shepherd (774)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Having a brew on the top of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Having a brew on the top of Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Photo: Jeff Stott (2)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit

Simon's Seat (Wharfedale) summit

Photo: Brian Senior (2)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - 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)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Carncliff Top (Earl Seat) from the B6160 (Intake Plantation area) looking SE with the River Wharfe in the valley

Carncliff Top (Earl Seat) from the B6160 (Intake Plantation area) looking SE with the River Wharfe in the valley

Photo: Richard Lebeter (1)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - The Three Amigos on top of Simon's Seat

The Three Amigos on top of Simon's Seat

Photo: Paul Brown (1)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - Me on a snowy Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Me on a snowy Simon's Seat (Wharfedale)

Photo: Mike Knipe (48)

Walk ny121 Simon's Seat from Barden Bridge, Wharfedale - 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)


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