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Mallerstang

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Mallerstang is a quiet, rather isolated valley south of Kirkby Stephen, hemmed in on both sides by windswept moorland that rises to

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Dentdale

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One of more than 40 named valleys in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Dentdale is home to the River Dee which meanders

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Longsleddale

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The little-visited valley of Longsleddale lies to the north of Kendal. From Garnett Bridge, near the A6, as you follow the River

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Wet Sleddale

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Wet Sleddale is one of several quiet valleys cutting into the eastern Lake District fells. Easily reached from the A6 south of

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Mardale

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Mardale is one of the better-known valleys of the far eastern Lake District – largely on account of its history. In the

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Swindale

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Off the beaten track, secluded, remote… Swindale is all of these things. There are a handful of cottages and farmhouses here, but

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Martindale

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Beyond Howtown on the southern shores of Ullswater, a steep, switchback road leads into the hidden valley of Martindale. Park at the

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Ennerdale

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With no road running through it, few buildings and a forest that’s slowly being allowed to return to a more natural state,

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Wasdale

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Enter Wasdale and you enter a world of giants; stand at the head of the valley and look up, and you’ll get

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