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Source of the Swale

  • Keld Resource Centre Keld DL11 6LJ (map)

Join us for this pleasant guided walk through the meadows to the confluence of Birkdale and Sleddale becks - the official source of the River Swale. The walk is led by experienced volunteer David Pemberton and starts and finishes from the Hoggarths Bridge parking area outside Keld on the B6270 towards Kirkby Stephen (location co-ordinates 54.407481 -2.201413). Dogs welcome but should be kept on a lead at all times.

Rating: Easy (strong footwear or wellingtons needed to ford the Swale)

Advance booking essential