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Abbott's Hike

161 km / 100 miles

Cumbria, N Yorks, W Yorks
The Hike, named after its originator, links 25 miles of the Dales Way, 14 miles of the Three Peaks Walk and three miles of the Pennine Way National Trail to provide a route from Yorkshire to the Lake District.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Challenging; Moorland
SE117476 - Ilkley, W Yorks
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NY470244 - Pooley Bridge, Cumbria
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback: Abbott's Hike (Peter Abbott - 1980)


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Group Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

Bunk House: Grassington Bunkbarn < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Kettlewell YHA, Kettlewell, Skipton, North Yorkshire 2 Km
Bunk House: Halton Gill Bunk Barn < 1 Km

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Connected Paths:

E Routes: E-Route 2 UK Section - Dover to Kirk Yetholm
National Trails (England & Wales): Pennine Bridleway National Trail; Pennine Way National Trail
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Dales Way; Dales Way Link - Bradford/Shipley; Dales Way Link - Leeds; Ebor Way; Ribble Way
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Significant un-waymarked paths: Coast to Coast (Wainwright)
Other Paths: Abbeys Amble; Alternative Coast to Coast; Bay to Bay Walks; Beacons Way Whalley to Otley; Bowland-Dales Traverse; Bracken Way; Dales High Way; Eden Valley Loops - Loop 1; Fairtrade Way; Grassington to East Coast Walk; Grassington to West Coast Walk; Great English Walk; Head to Head; High Street Stroll; Howgills and Limestone Trail; Inn the Yorkshire Dales; Lady Anne's Way; Lake District Boundary Walk; Lake to Lake Walk; Lakeland to Lindisfarne; Lakeland Tour; Lancashire-Lakeland Link; Miller's Way; North of England Way; North West Way; One Week Coast to Coast Trek; Pennine Journey - Settle to Hadrian's Wall; Railway Heritage Trail; Ravenber Way; Richmond Way; Settle To Carlisle - Hill Walk; Settle to Carlisle Way; Six Peaks Trail; Stanza Stones Trail; Thirlmere Way; Three Ridings on Foot; Tidewater Way; Tops of the North (Carlisle and Cheviot to Cat and Fiddle); Trans Pennine Way; Tributaries Walk; Wainwright Memorial Walk; Wainwright's Remote Lakeland; Wainwrights Way; Walking Round the Lakes; Way of the Roses; Westmorland Heritage Walk; Westmorland Way; William Wordsworth Way; Yorkshire Water Way
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Anytime Challenges: Apostles Walk; Cavendish 27 Circuit; Dales Celebration Way; Dales Traverse; Eight Lakeland Mountain Passes; Great Cautley Challenge; Howgills 2000ft Tops; Limestone Lion; Lower Dales Three Hostel Walk; Otley Nine Leagues; Sting in the Tail; Three Dales Way; Three Feathers Walk (Kettlewell); Three Hostels Three Peaks Walk; Three Moors Walk; Three Peaks Walk (Yorkshire); Three Rivers Walk; Trans-Dales Trail - 1; Trans-Dales Trail - 2; Trollers Trot; Two Beacons Challenge; Wharfedale Washburn Challenge; Yorkshire Dales Centurion Walk; Yorkshire Dales Challenge Walk; Yorkshire Dales Top Ten
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Kanters: Cumbrian Classic Trident Walk


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Route Profile:

159.9 Km (99.4 miles)
5,141 m (16,867 ft) ascent
820 m (2,690 ft)  maximum height