Masham to Ripon

Masham to Ripon 19th September 2014 (Abbey Amble Day 9)

We started our day by leaving your car in Ripon and catching the vintage bus that runs between Ripon and Hawes once a week. This walk is another easy section if not a little longer at a distance of 19.5km (12 miles) which should take just over 5hrs. Again we follow the River Ure towards West Tanfield  through the woods at Hack Fall which is worth a visit as a day out in its own right. At West Tanfield you leave the River Ure behind and head towards Ripon across arable farm land.

The Abbey Amble walk  has  it all from the arable land around Ripon and Masham to the rugged grassland of the high fells of the dales with plenty of history thrown in for good measure.

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Vintage bus from Ripon to Hawes


Vintage bus from Ripon to Hawes


Masham Square


Walking towards Hack Fall Woods


Hack Fall Woods


Hack Fall Woods


Walking towards West Tanfield


River Ure at West Tanfield


Ripon Cathedral in the distance


Ripon Cathedral – back where we started with some 104 miles travelled

Masham to Ripon Route
Walk statistics
Total Distance 19.6km
Total Time 5:20hrs
Ave Moving Speed 4.3km
Ave Speed 3.7km
Total Ascent 127m
Total Descent 235m

2014-08-19 Masham to Ripon 19.5km