Grassington to Hebden Gill

Walk 2 - Grassington -Yarnbury Mines - Hebden Gill  - A family walk - 7.5 miles- A good walk for poor weather or family  starting at Grassington car park - Walk up Main Street to Town Hall and turn left along narrow street.

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After 300m take 2nd minor turn on right following walled track. At top keep to right to enter long field. At top of field path goes diagonally across several fields. Look for markers and stiles (about seven! -Some map reading advisable) Path eventually emerges on Conistone track just to right of High Barn. Turn right on track towards Yarnbury. On reaching Yarnbury House turn right onto road and then left through gate. Follow track through mine workings. Where track forks keep to right eventually passing through gate and down hill to meet Hebden Beck. Turn right alongside Hebden Beck and follow track and then road to Hebden. The Clarenden Hotel is worth a visit. 

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Turn left across road bridge and then immediately right down farm track. Path crosses beck and follow downstream past fish farm through wood and buildings to emerge at minor road. Turn right and then left. Path emerges at suspension bridge. Do not cross bridge but turn right and follow riverside path to Linton Falls. At the falls turn right into walled path eventually arriving at Grassington car park.

Note:- a short cut can be taken from Hebden saving 1.5 miles - walk past Clarendon and haulage yard. Take 2nd signposted path on right to Grassington - easy to follow! Back to Lower Wharfedale