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Pen-y-Ghent North Yorkshire

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Northwest from Fountains Fell; Pen-y-Ghent is to the right in the middle distance and Ingleborough is in the far distance.
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Dave Dunford
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Northwest from Fountains Fell; Pen-y-Ghent is to the right in the middle distance and Ingleborough is in the far distance.

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Site Details

The lowest of the "Yorkshire Three Peaks" at 694m (2277 ft). Layers of millstone grit give this mainly limestone mountain a characteristic stepped appearance.

Local Weather

Birding Sites in the Pen-y-Ghent Area

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Directions

Follow B6479 from Settle to Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Pen-y-ghent is usually climbed via footpaths from Horton (approx. 2 miles, 1500ft of ascent). The shortest route is via Brackenbottom and the last stretch involves a fairly easy scramble over rocks; the Pennine Way route via Tarn Bar is slightly longer but involves no scrambling.

Access

Public rights-of-way.

Parking

Pay-and-display in Horton.

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