Walk: Addingham and Bolton Abbey

in Bolton Abbey

A walk of real contrasts on the southern fringes of the Yorkshire Dales. With spectacular views from Chelker Reservoir to riverside walking on the Wharfe and the highlight an unusual approach to Bolton Abbey.

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The Route

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  • Start Point: Addingham, near the church
  • Finish Point: Addingham
  • Distance: 8.5 Miles

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Walk Description

From the village of Addingham near Ilkley climb through a golf course to Chelker Reservoir. After a short detour to the excellent view point at Haw Pike drop down to the River Wharfe. Continue along the Wharfe to Bolton Abbey, in fact an Augustinian priory. Cross the river and return to Bolton Bridge. Here join the Dales Way and follow The River Wharfe back to Addingham.

Related Accommodation

The accommodation below is nearby - and has been updated recently.

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa

Bolton Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AJ, United Kingdom

The Devonshire Fell at Burnsall

Burnsall, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6BT, United Kingdom

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