Guided Walk: Muker, Keld and Crackpot

Sunday 04 June 2023 10:00 - 15:00

Event No: 31

6-mile walk with panoramic views of Upper Swaledale.

Venue: Outside the Farmers Arms, Muker

A moderate 6-mile walk with one steep climb and some panoramic views of Upper Swaledale. The route passes several old lead mining sites, the ruins of Crackpot Hall and some beautiful waterfalls. At the remote village of Keld there’ll be an opportunity to visit the Living Heritage Museum Centre before returning to Muker via the ‘Corpse Way’. Walk leader Ian Wharton from Keld Resource Centre will give an overview of traditional farming and local history. Dogs on leads are welcome.

Adult £10, Under 25 £3

Places are limited so please book in advance. If a walk is sold out, you can call our office to add your name to the waiting list. Please let us know as early as possible if you are not going to use your walk ticket; we can’t offer refunds but someone else may be able to take your place. You’ll need sturdy boots, waterproofs and a hat. For the longer walks bring lunch and water. Coins for ticket machines may be needed. Published durations are approximate.

Thanks to the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust, Yoredale Natural History Society, Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group, Keld Resource Centre, the Woodland Trust, our walks coordinator Charles Collinson, all our walk leaders, and to Gavin and Kay Young who have generously supported the walks programme this year.