Hawes and Sedbusk

MODERATE 4 reviews

Hawes and Sedbusk is a 6.8 kilometer loop trail located near Hawes, North Yorkshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Distance: 6.8 km Elevation Gain: 151 m Route Type: Loop


nature trips


bird watching

partially paved



pub walk

A circular walk from the small market town of Hawes, at the head of Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales. You will feel like you are in the heart of the Dales with this fairly energetic romp - categorised as medium difficulty because of the fairly stiff climb half way round. There are panoramic views, a chocolate box village and a great dog-friendly pub along the way. If that's not enough, there's even a paddling opportunity for your dog near the picturesque packhorse bridge on the way home too! The route has gentle gradients throughout plus one stiff climb. The route is easy to follow along stone and green paths. The route passes along some quiet roads for short periods. You will need to negotiate some gates and one ladder stile (which dogs will need a lift on) plus several other stiles designed as narrow gaps within dry stone walls with spring gates. A couple of these are a tight squeeze, so would pose a challenge for broader dogs (although small dogs should be fine). This is the Dales so expect to see plenty of sheep and be ready to keep your dog on a lead. River paddling is also available if conditions allow. Allow 2.5 hours.

1 month ago

Straight forward walk with good views all around. my 7 yr old had no problems with the distance despite taking a longer loop around Hawes.

19 days ago

3 months ago

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