Yorkshire Dales walk – Reeth and East Bolton Moor

Out of Reeth and south-east over to the village of Grinton, then south-west on to Harkerside Moor and south to Dent’s Houses. North-west on Apedale Road through the valley of Apedale to the disused lead mines on Whitaside Moor, then changing direction and heading north-east gradually downhill to the River Swale, Grinton and back to Reeth. A 14-mile walk in the Yorkshire Dales.

The River Swale at Grinton.

St Andrew’s Church, Grinton.

Grinton Gill.

Dent’s Houses, providing shelter for walkers in Apedale on the Bolton Estate.

Looking north over the moorland from the Dent’s Houses location in Apedale.

Apedale Beck near Dent’s Houses.

Apedale Road heading west towards Apedale Head and Whitaside Moor.

The view north over Swaledale towards Reeth.

The view over Swaledale. The suspension bridge over the River Swale can just be seen.

Footpath leading to Grinton, alongside the River Swale.