823 Weets Top and Gordale Scar

High on the moor the ancient cross at Weets Top once marked the junction of five medieval townships. Now Gordale Scar gets all the attention, but whether you prefer solitude or splendour there's plenty of both on this walk.

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LOCATION: 3 miles south of Malham
START: Airton, roadside parking by village green or bridge
Grid ref: SD902593 Postcode: BD234AQ
DISTANCE: 8 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Yorkshire Dales South & West Landranger 103 & 98
REFRESHMENTS: Malham, Town End Tea Room closed Monday
EN ROUTE: Calton, Janet's Foss, River Aire, Pennine Way

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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