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Malham to Horton in Ribblesdale as a day walk

A moderate walk (mountain (above 600m)) in national park Yorkshire Dales starting and finishing in North Yorkshire, England, about 16.50km (10.25 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 6:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 483m (1584ft)
Descent 430m (1410ft)
Max. Elevation 690m (2263ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 913m (2994ft)
Malham village
Horton in Ribblesdale
Distance 16.50km
Duration ~6:15h
10Created by stephen17 on 15 Jun 2015
Arguably the best day of the Pennine Way, can be done as solo day walk. Start at Skipton bus station. Bus 210 (M-F) or 75 (Sat) 9.50, arrive Malham 10.25. From Horton, trains back to Skipton 3.36, 5.48, 7.43 (M-F); 3.51, 5.48, 7.36 (Sat). In between, 15 miles of great walking. NB service times may vary, check the Web!

Walk Functions


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Following the Pennine Way markers all the way
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Way passes right outside the house
About 4.45 km (~2.77 miles) from
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Make a left, cross wall/stile and head down stony slope.
About 8.23 km (~5.11 miles) from
OS Grid SD803726
Train south from here returns you to Skipton.
About 3.60 km (~2.24 miles) from

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