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May 14, 2020

Cow’us – Muker to Thwaite and back

Venue:
Farmers Arms, Muker, Farmers Arms
Muker, DL11 6QG United Kingdom
The village of Muker nestled in amongst green fields of the Dales

A 4 mile (6.5 km) walk with the perfect combination of stunning views and flower filled meadows, follow an old walled lane out of Muker onto high grazing pastures before dropping down into the pretty village of Thwaite. Then take a gentle stroll back to Muker along flagged footpaths through pretty hay meadows.

A cow’us is the local word for a field barn or cow house.

The route takes in some stiles and slight graients. Please wear outdoor cloting appropriate for the weather on the day and sturdy shoes with good grips.

Walk starts from the Farmers Arms, Muker, DL11 6QG.

Dogs not allowed.

Places limited, booking advisable.

This walk was produced by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority as part of a project which worked closely with the local community to record memories and the history of traditional farm buildings in Muker parish.