DENTDALE    In the Yorkshire Dales National Park

 



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Dent and Howgill Walks Using The 564A Dentdale Explorer Bus Service

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WALKS FROM DENT VILLAGE

Yorkshire Dales National Park (Y.D.N.P.) provide clear footpath signs and yellow waymarks.

River Dee Walks - these are part of the DALES WAY.
Church Bridge is located on the edge of the village passing Dent Stores on the right and the Church on the left heading towards Hawes.

River Dee Walks - these are part of the DALES WAY.
Church Bridge is located on the edge of the village passing Dent Stores on the right and the Church on the left heading towards Hawes.


Church Bridge

Walk 1: Church Bridge to Barth Bridge. (Downstream) 2 or 2.5 miles
Begin the walk by joining the Dales Way path on the Dent Village side of the River Dee. There is an opening on the left side of the bridge. Continue walking by the river to Barth Bridge
Turn right at Barth Bridge and right again into lane and back to Church Bridge.
 


Barth Bridge

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Turn left at Barth Bridge follow road to footpath sign to Gawthrop by gate on right of road. Through fields to Gawthrop, then left back to Dent-Sedbergh road.


Turn left at Barth Bridge follow road to footpath sign to Gawthrop by gate on right of road. Through fields to Gawthrop, then left back to Dent-Sedbergh road.

Walk 2: Church Bridge to Wood Bridge 4.5 miles
As above to Barth Bridge - cross road and follow Ellers signpost - cross river at Wood Bridge (Ellers) and turn right heading upstream to 'Monument' and Barth Bridge and return along river to Dent (4.5 miles).

Walk 3: Church Bridge to Mill Bridge (Upstream) 2.5 miles
Begin the walk by joining the Dales Way path on the Dent Village side of the River Dee. There is an opening on the right side of the bridge. Walk alongside River Dee and Deepdale Beck. Re-trace path back from Mill Bridge for about 400 yds then turn left over stile to Douby (Double) Croft and return along Keld Beck to Church Bridge.


View from Church Bridge

Walk 4: Church Bridge - Mill Bridge - Tommy Bridge (Upstream) 3.5 miles
Church Bridge To Mill Bridge as above. Follow path to right of bridge through wood along Deepdale Beck. Cross bridge at footbridge 0.75 miles and turn left, following river downstream until path turns past new lambing sheds and joins a paved road. Go left to Deepdale Chapel and left again to Mill Bridge back to Dent. To Mill Bridge Cross bridge and take footpath over wall stile to immediate left across fields to Tommy Bridge. Follow Y.D.N.P. markers carefully. Cross River Dee at Tommy Bridge, turn downstream along right bank until track curves right (approx 0.75 miles) up to Dent-Cowgill road. Left back to Church Bridge .

WALK 5 Flintergill and 'Occupation Road' 4.5 miles
Walk up Flintergill (from the Village Green) climbing steeply to the 'Occupation Road' (green road)
At the top of Flintergill turn right until joining Barbon-Gawthrop road. Turn right and descend to join Dent-Sedbergh road . Turn right and return to Dent Village.

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As above but turn left on reaching 'Occupation Road' towards Whernside. Turn left and descend after about a mile down next walled green lane (Nun House Outrake) to Deepdale. Turn left to seat at next crossroads and left again back to Dent .

 

Railways and Religion in the Western Dales

A trail of a dozen small, simple and serene chapels, churches and meeting houses
in the western dales whose existence is linked to the history of the railways.

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FRIENDS of DALES RAIL
Guided Walks from the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle Train and other selected railways
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