Almscliffe Crag Walk

Almscliffe Crag Walk

OS map

Lower Wharfedale and Washburn Valley – Explorer 297 (Buy it now)

Distance: 4.5 miles

Duration: 2 hours

Location on Google Maps

Download the Weeton Station to Pannal via Almscliffe Crag walking route

Weeton to Pannal
few clouds
humidity: 84%
wind: 1m/s WNW
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Walk Description

Note: This Almscliffe Crag walk is not circular, and is intended for people going for a walk via a train ride – if you want to get back to where you started you will need to retrace your footsteps.

  1. From Weeton Station head up Strait Lane and take the footpath that heads off to the right.
  2. Not far along this footpath head to the left and cross Crag Lane to continue on this path
  3. Follow this path to the left then head left along Crag Lane
  4. Take the footpath off Crag Lane up to the right and onto Almscliff Crag
  5. After investigating the crag, head in a westerly direction (there’s only one path heading west)
  6. Follow this path back on to Crag Lane brief, then take the next footpath to the left into North Rigton
  7. This path comes out on Rigton hill, take the path on the opposite side of the road to the right
  8. Take this path straight on, following it as it breaks to the left slightly, ignoring any major breaks from the footpath – continue straight on and don’t take paths to the left or right
  9. This path will lead you straight into Pannal, where you can get to the station on the right.


Additional Information


North Yorkshire




4 to 6 miles


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