Monday 3rd September 2012


Start Point : Surrender Bridge (SD 989 998)


Distance : 5.8 miles          Height Ascended : 320 metres


Route Map



From the parking area at Surrender Bridge there is a view of the old Surrender Mill smelt house…………………more of that later.


Looking up Mill Gill or Old Gang Beck from the start of the walk at Surrender Bridge.


There is a mile of easy walking  before reaching the ruins of the Old Gang lead mine buildings.


The ruins here are more extensive than those at Surrender.


The chimney is from a furnace where the ore was given a preliminary roasting prior to final smelting.


An old adit - in the background the ruins of the peat store.


The bridge adjacent to the mill buildings.


Level House Bridge.


Looking back along the track from the top of Great Pinseat - there are several groups of grouse butts  on the hillside.


The ruins of Surrender Mill smelt house stands on a broad shelf above the stream.



There are a couple of information boards inside the buildings courtesy of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.


The remains of the peat store.


Surrender Lead Smelt Mill.


Cock pheasant.