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Lead Mines of Gunnerside Gill

  • King's Head Gunnerside DL11 6LD United Kingdom (map)

Join us for a guided walk through the rich lead mining landscape of Gunnerside Gill, covering the Sir Francis, Lowanthwaite and Blakethwaite mining sites and opencast hillside hushing remains.

Please note: the walk starts from outside the King's Head pub in Gunnerside.

Dogs must be kept on leads.  Please bring a packed lunch.

Rating: Moderate (some narrow paths and crossing of streams)
Distance: 9.5km (6 miles)

Earlier Event: September 15
The history of the Swaledale sheep breed
Later Event: October 27
The Legacy of the Kearton Brothers