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Guidebook to walking the Dales Way. This picturesque 79 mile route through the Yorkshire Dales between Ilkley and Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the gentlest long-distance walks in Britain. The route is described in both directions, passing through Wharfedale, Dentdale and the eastern fringe of the Lake District. With K OS map booklet. Introduction. The Dales Way stretches for approximately 81 miles (km) between the towns of Ilkley, at the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and Bowness-on-Windermere, the most popular tourist destination in the Lake District National Park. Dales Way (Trailblazer British Walking Guide): Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere with 38 Large-Scale by Henry Stedman Paperback £ Customers who viewed this item also viewed Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to /5(45). There is also a café serving lunches a mile earlier at Bolton Bridge. Appletreewick (a short walk off the Dales Way itself) and Burnsall are both characteristically pretty stone-built Dales villages, with pubs where you can obtain evening meals. Stage 2: Burnsall to Hubberholme (15 miles / 24km).
The Dales Way runs for 80 miles from Ilkley in West Yorkshire to Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria, following mostly riverside paths and passing through the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the gentle foothills of southern Lakeland to the shore of England's grandest lake. The Herriot Way is a 52 mile (84 km) long distance path that runs through some of the best scenery in the Yorkshire Dales; including the world famous Wensleydale and picturesque Swaledale. The guide book describes a clockwise walk starting and finishing in Aysgarth and visiting Hawes, Keld and Reeth. Along its length walkers will visit beautiful valleys, high, open fells and rolling, heather. The Dales Way Association was established in to help support, maintain and promote the Dales Way Long Distance path. The Annual general meeting of the Dales Way Association included a presentation celebrating all the events that have taken place this year to mark the 50th anniversay of the Dales Way. But if you're after hiking, beer, viaducts and rivers, Doing the Dales Way is the book for you as one man heads to the hills to walk from Ilkley to Windermere on the Dales Way. It doesn't feature dogs leaping impressively over stiles/5(12).
The Dales Way is a 81 mile walking holiday from Ilkley in the Yorkshire Dales to Bowness on Windermere. The path begins in Ilkley, a market town at the eastern edge of the Dales and takes a route through Wharfedale and Dentdale, before crossing into the f. Dales Way. The Dales Way is generally an easy walk with little in the way of steep gradients and long sections of it follow river banks. Although I have never actually walked the Dales Way as an entity, I have covered most of it, especially the Yorkshire Dales sections, as parts of other walks over the years. Dales Way Day 1 – Ilkley to Burnsall. Published 7 January It’s day one on the Dales Way in which our walker admires a friendly church, is invited to picnic with the Quakers, toot-toots on a steam train and fights the throngs at an old abbey. You can walk the Dales Way in either direction, but most people go from Ilkley to Bowness. On four out of our six days we passed through villages where we could stop for lunch (and maybe a pint). The other two days were more remote and we took a packed lunch.