Pennine Way Stage 9

Upper Swaledale 

Pennine Way Stage 9 Hawes to Keld simple map

National Trail Acorn

Hawes   bus service accommodation available camping food available shop


Keld   bus service accommodation available camping food available shop

22 kilometres / 13.25 miles linear walk

approx average walking time 5 hours 15 mins

highlights Hardraw Force, Great Shunner Fell, great views of Swaledale and Kisdon Lower and Upper Forces


pennine way stage 8 

pennine way stage 10

European Walking Route E2


links with the coast to coast stage 6 kirkby stephen to keld and coast to coast stage 7 keld to reeth

Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25 000 Map OL30 Yorkshire Dales Northern & Central areas

stile at the start of the terrace well defined tewrrace path

looking down Swaledale wider terrace

 keep to lower path ahead lower path

looking down on the River Swale  another view down the Swale

cliff tree slope tree

first scree cairn near the start of the second scree

 Looking into Swimmer Gill another cairn

Looking over to Crackpot boulder scree

more scree running along the wall side

into woodland edge then into bracken

first boggy stream  Pennine Way turns right through wall 

first sight of Keld  

close up of Kisdon Falls




Hawes Youth Hostel Hawes Youth Hostel

Macs Adventure logo 


Butt House, Keld

Butt House, Keld

If you offer accommodation for walkers on this section of the Pennine Way please let us know and we'll give you a free listing here. All we ask is for you to give a reciprocal link back.


 Pennine Way Damian Hall Trailblazers Pennine WayA Wainwright Pennine Way Companion The Pennine Way by Paddy Dillon Cicerone


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