Swaledale Guided Walks
Two walks from the centre of Reeth. Reeth has regular bus services. There is also plenty of parking around the Green (charge):
Western Route to Maiden Castle
Distance: 5.25 miles / 8.5 km
Ascent and Descent: 687' / 210m
Start from the Green in Reeth and take the lane running downhill with the Congregational Chapel to your left. You soon join Quaker Lane and turn right along this until you turn left towards the swing bridge over the River Swale.
Eastern Route to Marrick Priory
Distance: 7.5 miles / 12 km
Ascent and Descent: 1020' / 310m
Start from the Green in Reeth and walk down the main road towards Grinton. Cross over Reeth Bridge and after about 130 metres take the footpath to your right, towards the river.
1. Grinton-Fremington Dyke System
2. Co-axial Field Boundaries
3. Marrick Priory
4. Grinton Hill Fort
5. Grinton Lodge
6. St Andrews Church
7. Grinton Bridge
8. Grinton-Fremington Dyke System
9. Maiden Castle
10. Maiden Castle Cairn Field
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Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
OS Licence Number 100023740