Thursday 5th July 2012
Start Point : Dent (SD 704 871)
Distance : 6.7 miles Height Ascended : 200 metres
Looking downriver from
A feature of Dentdale is the remarkable number of farmhouses, cottages and barns on the lower slopes of the fells on both
sides of the valley. No other
(AW – Walk in Limestone Country).
Another view downriver (from the footbridge opposite Basil Busk).
From here the route returns to the Dent/Hawes road.
The subsequent detour to Hell’s Cauldron proved fruitless – the stile down
to the river bed now blocked over and time constraints prevented an alternative route.
Ibbeth Peril - although close to the road it is densely screened by trees.
Above Ibbeth Peril - very slippy underfoot on the moss-covered limestone.
Late afternoon storm clouds gathering over Dentdale.
Hetty on the
The ford below
Back in Dent – just before the skies opened.