Crackpot Hall Walk
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Crackpot Hall Walk

The Cotswolds
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Crackpot Hall Walk

Crackpot Hall Walk

Distance: 5.8mi
Elevation: 1,066ft
Time: 2.5-3.5h

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The Crackpot Hall Walk is a stunning journey that incorporates nature and history. Explore the ancient ruins along this walk and cool off in the cascading waterfall. Enjoy the quaint village of Muker and gaze at the captivating views at the valley of Swinner Gill.

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Getting there

To get to the Crackpot Hall Walk from Leeds, get on A64(M) from Great George Street and Merrion Street. Follow A64 and A1(M) to A6055 in North Yorkshire. Take exit 51 from A1(M) and follow this for 483.0mi. Continue on A6055, and in 29.7mi, you will arrive at your destination.

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April - September

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Crackpot Hall Trail Description

The Crackpot Hall Walk is a lovely journey with many sights to see. Beginning at the carpark, make your way along the path to Birk Hill. Take in the beautiful views of this area, and then continue along the path to reach East Gill force and Kisdon Force. These stunning waterfall areas are a great place to take a break and enjoy a picnic.

Continue to follow the path veering right on Pennine Way, and you will see the ground open up into the valley of Swimmer Gill. Ensure you take time to explore these captivating views before continuing toward the ruins at Crackpot Hall. Pause here to bask in the imagery. Continue along the path, and you will find yourself back at the carpark in Muker where you began, as this is a circuit walk.

Consider a Walking Holiday in the Cotswolds

One of the best ways to experience this stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is by booking a pre-planned adventure tour in the Cotswolds. Find the famous self-guided Cotswolds Way and other amazing guided and self-guided tours on 10Adventures Tours.



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