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Keld Town Information

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The highest village in Swaledale, Keld has a glorious history dating back at least to the Viking invasions.

It is surrounded by steep and mysterious fells and was an important centre for lead mining in the 19th century.
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Keld Photo © Carl Bendelow
Keld - Photo: Carl Bendelow CCL

Kisdon Force near Keld © Gordon Hatton
Kisdon Force near Keld -
Photo: Gordon Hatton CCL

blank image A rambler’s paradise, Keld is where the Pennine Way crosses the Coast to Coast footpath.

Nearby are limestone cliffs and a number of waterfalls, including Kisdon Force, Wain Wrath Force and Catrake Force.