One of the best dales for walking with an extraordinary variety of scenery and industrial heritage including Gunnerside Gill. Swaledale is not as over touristed as some of the other areas presumably due to it's distance from large habitations. The Gunnerside Gill walk makes use of the excellent Northern Dalesman bus service. To Contents
Map reading is essential for these walks. The relevant map is Outdoor Leisure 30 Northern & Central areas (double sided)
Bus services are infrequent in Swaledale. There is a Monday to Saturday service No 30 from Richmond to Reeth and Keld operated by Dales & District. On Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays Northern Dalesman Dalesbus 831 runs from Ingleton to Richmond via Ribblehead, Hawes, Keld and Reeth with a further service running from Darlington to Ingleton in the opposite direction - see www.dalesbus.org for details.
Important note:- Whilst the author has taken every care in assembling the information on this site, no responsibility can be accepted for any error or omission herein. If in any doubt walkers should consult the relevant OS map.
This page was last updated on 03-Jan-2015
©John Carey 2009