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Self-Guided Walking Holidays in the UK
Walking Holiday in Yorkshire, England
on The Herriot Way
circular from Hawes
via Keld, Reeth, Castle Bolton, Aysgarth and Askrigg
Herriot Way is a 52 mile circular walking route in the Yorkshire Dales devised
by Stuart Greig and is a combination of public footpaths, ancient tracks
and quiet country lanes, making a walking route that is easy to follow.
walk is named after James Herriot, the fictional veterinarian from the books
and television series "All Creatures Great and Small".
On this circular Herriot Way walking holiday from Hawes
you visit beautiful valleys, high, open fells and rolling, heather-clad
moorland. You cross one of the highest points in Yorkshire, visit historic
monuments and pass through a barren industrial wilderness, laid bare through
The little Yorkshire town of Askrigg was used as a film location for the
James Herriot TV series "All Creatures Great and Small".
Suggested Tour Duration: 4 days walking
5 nights Total Distance: 52 miles / 84 kms Min/max daily distance: 13 miles Average Daily distance: 13 miles Grading: moderate
("All Creatures Great and Small" film location) Connects with: Richmond
Day 1: Arrive Hawes Day 2: Hawes to Keld 13
miles Day 3: Keld to Reeth 13
miles Day 4: Reeth to Aysgarth 13
miles Day 5: Aysgarth to Hawes 13
miles Day 6: depart Hawes
On this walking tour of the Yorkshire Dales we have carefully selected
comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after
a busy day hiking and sightseeing.
in your UK walking holiday
on The Herriot Way
accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels
on a bed and breakfast basis
room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
daily luggage transfer
transfers are specified
support should there be any problems on route
OS maps and detailed itineraries
Guide book to the Herriot Way
You can walk this hiking tour over 4 days
at about 13 miles per day.
The Herriot Way connects with The
Richmond Way at Reeth.
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer
or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point
and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.
Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England
or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.
Online booking available. A deposit of £85 per person is required
to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
for your UK Walking Holiday
on The Herriot Way
upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels,
transfers back to car or station
inn to inn walks
Herriot Way 6 day itinerary: 4 day walking and 5 nights accommodation
£570pp single occ
£620pp solo traveller
prices subject to change
These are not included. Evening meals:
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation
or in the town/village. Packed lunches:
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local
store, or cafe or inn along the route.
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let's Go Biking Ltd accepts
no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions
and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.
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Plane to Leeds Bradford, Manchester or Newcastle where we can arrange
transfer to Hawes By Car to Hawes where parking is available By Train / Bus from Garsdale