GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Keld to Ravenseat Walk

6 miles (9.4 km)

This walk takes you from the village of Keld to the lovely viewpoint, old bridge and waterfall at Ravenseat in the Yorkshire Dales.
Start the walk in the village and then cross to the other side of the River Swale near Catrake Force waterfall. You can then follow footpaths west past Currack Force and Wain Wath Force falls. The route continues past Cotterby Scar to How Edge before coming to Ravenseat. It's a lovely scenic spot with views of the Whistundale Beck, a picturesque old stone clapper bridge and some beautiful Swaledale countryside. There's also the photogenic Jenny Whalley Force waterfall to see in the area.

Keld to Ravenseat OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Keld to Ravenseat Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To continue your walking in the area try the circular Keld Waterfalls Walk which visits some of the pretty waterfalls in the area.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Yorkshire Dales Walks page.


Whitsundale Beck - - 614467

Whitsundale Beck. A view of the small waterfall on Whitsundale Beck with Ravenseat visible in the distance ahead.

Ravenseat Farm, North Yorkshire

Ravenseat Farm, North Yorkshire

Ravenseat - - 276543

Ravenseat. In the foreground is the packhorse bridge over Whitsun Dale Beck.

Whitsundale Beck joins River Swale - - 519380

Whitsundale Beck joins River Swale

Low Bridge near Keld - - 315307

Low Bridge near Keld. The old stone bridge gives access to a nearby farm. Cotterby Scar [background] supports wych elm and yew on the edge of limestone crags.

Wain Wath Force - Swaledale nr Keld - - 796661

Wain Wath Force

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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