Breaks in Yorkshire Dales : North Yorkshire

Breaks in Yorkshire Dales

February 9, 2017
Golf Breaks in West Yorkshire

Grassington, near Skipton, North Yorkshire, England.

GUIDEBOOK

'The Inn Way...to the Yorkshire Dales' by Mark Reid. This is the ONLY guidebook to this walk. OUT OF PRINT

ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS

OS Explorer OL2 'Yorkshire Dales Southern & Western Areas'
OS Explorer OL30 'Yorkshire Dales Northern & Central Areas'
Always take OS maps with you on your walk

DISTANCE

76 miles, divided into six day stages and passing 26 traditional country inns along the way

STAGES OF THE WALK

Stage One: Grassington to Buckden (13 miles)
Stage Two: Buckden to Askrigg (13 miles)
Stage Three: Askrigg to Reeth (13 miles)
Stage Four: Reeth to West Burton (11 miles)
Stage Five: West Burton to Kettlewell (14 miles)
Stage Six: Kettlewell to Grassington (12 miles)

HOW TO GET THERE

By public transport – there is a train station at Skipton and regular bus services to Grassington.

Rail Enquiries: www.nationalrail.co.uk
National Express bookings: www.gobycoach.com
Travel-line (public transport) www.traveline.org.uk

By car – Skipton is reached via the A65 from Leeds, A650 from Bradford or the A59 from Harrogate or Preston. The B6265 heads north from Skipton directly to Grassington. There is a large Pay & Display car park in the village operated by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority – ask in the Information Centre about details of long stay parking. Long stay parking is limited throughout Grassington.

ACCOMMODATION

It is essential to book accommodation in advance as it can get fully booked up during the summer months and may close temporarily during the winter months.

Accommodation will be required for Grassington (start/finish), Buckden, Askrigg, Reeth, West Burton and Kettlewell.

See 'Accommodation Guide' page for more details

BAGGAGE COURIERS

Take the strain out of your walk, so you only have to carry a 'day-sack'.

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