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Leyburn Shawl

A very lovely view of the Yorkshire Dales, hidden away and only 5 min walk from Leyburn market... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
York, United Kingdom
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Lovely walk from the west end of town

Easily accessible from the west end of town, leaving the car park in front of Campbell's grocery... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“circular walk”(7 reviews)
“lovely walk”(12 reviews)
“bolton castle”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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All reviews circular walk lovely walk bolton castle gentle walk longer route average fitness walk starts tree roots three horseshoes market square mary queen of scots children's playground plenty of seats the pub sunny day steam train well worth a visit
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The shawl is only minutes walk from thew town centre but offers excellent, open country views down and across Wensleydale. It is easily walkable and offers great reward in terms of views and general 'walk' satisfaction. The walker can vary the route and length of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very lovely view of the Yorkshire Dales, hidden away and only 5 min walk from Leyburn market place.

Thank johnwdibbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easily accessible from the west end of town, leaving the car park in front of Campbell's grocery store. Beautiful views across the dale and a pleasant walk.Initially relatively level but you can make a longer walk of it and take the circular route down and...More

Thank Sennockian55
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Suddenly a stunning view appeared at the start of our 7 mile walk.Didn't realsie the area around Leyburn was so pretty.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you park up in Leyburn it is then a simple walk through the town to the Shawl. You can go as far as you like depending on your stamina. If you have children you may just climb slightly and then as the path levels...More

1  Thank Lindsay H
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Lovely easy walk the views across to middleham and beyond are worth going for not a difficult stroll either

Thank jacky011
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Whenever we stay in Leyburn, we always do at least part of the Shawl. It is possible to get as far as Bolton Castle - where the name of the walk got its origins with the escape of Mary Queen of Scotland. However far you...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Lovely walk,, great views over Wensleydale and Pen Hill, starts close to the town so parking and cake shops readily available.

Thank lizkidd
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Got told about this from a friend and didn't know it existed and we only live a few miles away! It is easy to find and follow and the view from the cliff side is amazing. Great walk for everyone and dogs. Will definitely do...More

1  Thank louise g
Reviewed 10 August 2018

really enjoyable 7.5 miles circular walk, including great views of Wensleydale and a great pub (the 3 Horseshoes at Wensley)

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