For a short while it had felt as if we'd been walking in the wrong direction as the path followed a loop in the river.
Once we had all been reassured by the map, we left the other four behind and strode off along the banks of the Rawthey. The River Rawthey at Sedbergh. The meeting of the Dee and the Rawthey. The Rawthey Rail Bridge. Lincoln's Inn Bridge. Wildflower meadow and the Howgill Fells. The Lune Viaduct.
A helpful tree. One curious cow.
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Grade of walk This is a moderate route. The riverside paths make for less demanding walking than many long distance paths with some strenuous walking encountered crossing Cam Fell. Terrain The terrain varies from riverside paths, farmland, country lanes and lowland moors. Waymarking The route is sensibly waymarked and generally easy to follow with the aid of a map and guidebook. Holidays include Carefully selected walker friendly accommodation. Breakfast each day. Luggage transfer between overnight accommodation.
Route information and itinerary. Detailed instructions to find your accommodation. Guidebook and route map. Emergency contact. Not included in the price of your holiday Evening meals, packed lunches, drinks and snacks, travel insurance, travel to Ilkley and from Bowness-on-Windermere, souvenirs, laundry services, etc. All rooms are ensuite or have private facilities. Accommodation directions We provide detailed instructions to find you accommodation.
Meals Breakfast is included. Packed lunches can be readily purchased from your overnight accommodation or local shop. Evening meals can be purchased in local village pubs or overnight accommodation when a pub is not available.
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Luggage transfer For the duration of the holiday your luggage is transferred from accommodation to accommodation by a luggage transfer agent. Guidebooks and Maps A guidebook and route map are included. Emergency contact We can be contacted 24 hours a day if required.
Weather The weather in Northern England is varied but we do get long dry warm spells. You should be prepared for all possibilities as weather, particularly in the mountains, can change quickly. Weather statistics are available from the Met Office at www.
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Footwear Comfortable walking boots which provide good grip on multiple terrain and ankle support are recommended. Equipment Please see equipmement list for further details Laundrette Some accommodation owners provide a laundry service for a small fee. The trail passes through the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, discovering delightful villages. The following is intended to provide further information about the route.
Please note that all distances and heights in this document are approximate and along with all the other information are provided as an aid to describe the route. Ilkley height above sea level 90m to Burnsall m. This section is an easy valley walk, following a pleasant mainly riverside route alongside the River Wharfe from Ilkley to Burnsall.
A few miles further and you arrive at Bolton Abbey Estate.
At the heart of the Estate lies the Priory Church and ruins of an Augustinian Priory in its beautiful riverside setting. The land was gifted to the Augustinian canons in It was idyllic and ideal for a sunny morning walk. The landscape looked like a Romantic English painting: a path along the river, some fishermen, a few bridges and some old ruins.
After Hebden and right before Grassington, I left the Dales Way for 15 minutes to appreciate Linton church and the stepping stones not far from it. Back on the Dales and further along, there was another point of interest: the Linton falls. Another point of interest caught my attention while walking the Dales Way: the bridges and viaducts.
I came across a few during your adventure. It is always inspiring and impressive to come across majestic viaducts out of nowhere! After leaving Sedbergh you come across this beautiful bridge.
The Dales Way: Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere
Well, I have been happily surprised during this trip and believe me, I am French is that a good reason? You get it, I love food. Obviously, you will be able to taste the famous Yorkshire pudding and some local ales but there is more to it. Indeed, most inns or pubs work exclusively with local farms and products and will proudly serve you a homemade dish. I came across some incredible cuisine in small villages. It sounds simple, right? Well, this one was served with wild flowers and was delightful! If you are a tea drinker, this trip is also for you! There are many tea shops along the road where you can grab a cup of Yorkshire tea and a scone or simply enjoy a local ginger beer.
And if you walk the Dales during the Summer, you should also be able to spot the Yorkshire Dales Ice Cream vans or were they following us?
The Dales Way is a peaceful walk which has a lot to offer. You will alternate forest path, meadow land and field.