six dales trail linear walking route

Six Dales Trail waymark disc 

63 kilometres / 39 miles start Otley, West Yorkshire finish Middleham, North Yorkshire

Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25 000 Map

The linear walking route takes in six dales of Yorkshire starting with Wharfedale, then Washburndale, Nidderdale, Colsterdale, Coverdale and finally Wensleydale

Stage 1 Otley to Pateley Bridge

The Six Dales Trail starts on the brdige crossing the River Wharfe in Otley although you may wish to start in Dunnies the cafe just by the bridge on the south side. 

Dunnies is a great experience if you want a hearty breakfast! The decor is excellent, especially the doors to the gents and ladies toilets! and it was packed with locals, cyclists and us!

bridge at the start of the walk Otley Weir on the River Wharfe

first signpost indicating the Six Dales Trail sad looking start to the path leaving Otley 

crossing the A59 trunk road steps down from the A59 trunk road

 Blubberhouses Wood Along the banks of the Washburn

Blubberhouses Cricket Club fast flowing Washburn warning

nidderdale way 

Stage 2 Pateley Bridge to Middleham 






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