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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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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger: 9091979899104
OS Landranger Active: 9091979899104
OS Explorer: 257192130297298
OS Explorer Active: 257192130297298

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

Self-catering: Rose Cottage < 1 Km
Hotels: The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa < 1 Km
Hotels: The Devonshire Fell < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Raines Close Guest House < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Ling House Bed and Breakfast 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Yew Tree House < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Grassington Lodge < 1 Km
Bunk House: Grassington Bunkbarn < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Scar Croft < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: WHARFESIDE HOUSE 2 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Kettlewell YHA, Kettlewell, Skipton, North Yorkshire 2 Km
Self-catering: Dalegarth and The Ghyll Cottages 5 Km
Other: Church Farm 5 Km
Bunk House: Halton Gill Bunk Barn < 1 Km
Bunk House: 3 Peaks Bunk Barn, Horton-in-Rbblesdale < 1 Km
Bunk House: Golden Lion Bunkroom, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Settle < 1 Km
Bunk House: Old School Bunkhouse, Chapel le Dale, Ingleton < 1 Km
Bunk House: Whernside Manor Bunkhouse, Dent, Sedburgh < 1 Km
Self-catering: Middleton's Cottage & Fountains Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Middleton's Cottage and Fountain Cottage < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Longrigg Residential Centre, Frostrow Lane, Sedburgh < 1 Km
Self-catering: Pippin Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Whernside View < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Mount 1 Km
Self-catering: Ghyll Stile Mill Cottage 4 Km
Self-catering: Crossthwaite Farm Cottage < 1 Km
Self-catering: Coombe Cottage < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Primrose Cottage 3 Km
Hotels: Westmorland Hotel 5 Km
Caravan Park: Westmorland Touring & Caravan Park 5 Km
Self-catering: Low Jock Scar 4 Km
Self-catering: Tulip Cottage 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Grayrigg Hall B & B 1 Km
Self-catering: The Hyning Estate 2 Km
Self-catering: Simgill Farm 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Lapwings Barn & Curlew Quarters < 1 Km
Self-catering: Crook Howe Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: Cobblestone Cottage & Wallers Barn 1 Km
Camping Barn: Wythmoor Farm Camping Barn, Lambrigg, Kendal 3 Km
Self-catering: Shaw End Mansion < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Ash Meadows Bed & Breakfast 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Wainwright House 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bridge House 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: School House Bed & Breakfast 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Sonata Guest House 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Riversleigh Guest House 3 Km
Hotels: Riverside Hotel 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Highgate Hotel 3 Km
Self-catering: 14 Printers Croft 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Beech House 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Hillside Bed & Breakfast 3 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Kendal Hostel, 118 Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria 4 Km
Self-catering: Hylands Holiday Apartment 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Lyndhurst Guest House 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Sundial House 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Glenholme Guest House 4 Km
Hotels: Stonecross Manor Hotel 5 Km
Self-catering: Burrow Cottage 1 Km
Self-catering: The Hideaway < 1 Km
Hotels: The Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse 5 Km
Self-catering: Lake District Disabled Holidays 5 Km
Hotels: The Eagle and Child Inn < 1 Km
Self-catering: 2 The Abbey Coach House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Staveley House Apartment < 1 Km
Hotels: Gilpin Hotel & Lake House 5 Km
Self-catering: Silver Cottage < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Pines < 1 Km
Self-catering: Fox Barn < 1 Km
Self-catering: Burbank Apartment 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Hill 2 Km
Self-catering: Alice Howe 5 Km
B & B Accommodation: All Seasons Guest House 5 Km
B & B Accommodation: Nagoya Country House 4 Km
Self-catering: Roman How 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: New Hall Bank 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Latimer House 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: High Fold Guest House 5 Km
Self-catering: Limefitt Lodge 4 Km
Hotels: The Queens Head 4 Km
Camping Barn: Maggs Howe Camping Barn, Kentmere, Kendal, Cumbria < 1 Km
Self-catering: Low Wood View 3 Km
Self-catering: Willow Cottage & Grove Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Mill Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Hart Barn 3 Km
Self-catering: Hartsop Fold Holiday Lodges 3 Km
Self-catering: The Byre 5 Km
Bunk House: Shepherd's Crook Bunkhouse 5 Km
Other: Deepdale Hall Farmhouse 5 Km
Self-catering: Stone Cottage 5 Km
Self-catering: Mellfell Cottages 4 Km
Camp Site: Ullswater Caravan Camping & Marine Park 3 Km
Self-catering: Talbot House & Talbot Studio 3 Km
Self-catering: 1 Midtown Cottage 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Askham Hall 3 Km
Self-catering: Mayburgh Lodge 5 Km
Self-catering: Shelterstone 3 Km
Self-catering: Broad Ing Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Green Kiln Cottage 3 Km
Self-catering: Tirril Farm Cottages 4 Km
Self-catering: Mains House < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Sockbridge Mill Bed & Breakfast 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Limes Country Guest House 5 Km
B & B Accommodation: Elm House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Andrew House Cottage & Barn 3 Km
Self-catering: Dacre Garth 4 Km
Self-catering: Chestnut Cottage 4 Km
Self-catering: Stonefold 5 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Old School 5 Km
B & B Accommodation: Ullswater House < 1 Km
Self-catering: Windy Nook < 1 Km
Hotels: Brackenrigg Inn 2 Km
Other: Mellfell House Farm 4 Km
Caravan Park: The Quiet Site Holiday Park 4 Km
Self-catering: Ivy & Watermillock Cottages 4 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 High Way; 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; 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; Newhaven Crossing To Fort William; 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