Castle Bolton Circular

About 11 miles (17.70km).

Leave Castle Bolton and walk westerly through pleasant Wensleydale pastureland - sheep and stone walls - until you reach Ivy Scar beneath which there is a chance to look at the Bronze Age stone circles and Wet Groves Iead mine.

Past Disher Force and its old pump, you drop into the picturesque hamlet of Woodhall and then onto the River Ure.

Following the river downstream and onward to Avsgarth Falls. and the National Park Centre.

After the walk up to Hollins Farm across to Thoresby Lane and down Watery Lane to the stepping stones across the River Ure - Slapestones Wath. From here we follow the permissive path to Redmire, recently developed by Bolton Estates. Past Redmire Force over the steel girder bridge across Apedale Beck and onto Redmire and its old propped up oak tree. Then follow field paths up to Bolton Castle.

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