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Herriot Way

80 km / 50 miles

N Yorks
A route taking in many of the locations referred to in the James Herriot book and based on the Youth Hostels at Aysgarth (since closed), Grinton, Keld and Hawes.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Moorland; Literary
Start and Finish:
SE005884 - Aysgarth, N Yorks
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Web Sites: Herriot Way
  Contours - Herriot Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Book: Walking the Herriot Way (Stuart Greig - 2010)
Paperback: Herriot Way (Norman F. Scholes - 2003)


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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger: 919298
OS Landranger Active: 919298
OS Explorer: 21930
OS Explorer Active: 21930

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers: Baggage Handling (Sherpa Van Project)
Support Providers: Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Coast to Coast Holidays)
Support Providers: Guided and Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Northwestwalks)
Support Providers: Guided Walking Holidays (HF Holidays)
Support Providers: Guided Walking Holidays (Footpath Holidays)
Support Providers: Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)
Support Providers: Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Discovery Travel)
Support Providers: Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Brigantes Accommodation & Baggage Courier Service)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
B & B Accommodation: The George Inn  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Shippon  (bookable online) < 1 Km 8 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Hardraw Old School, Harris House, Hawes < 1 Km 17 Km
Camping Barn: Marsett Barn 5 Km 19 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Hawes YHA, Lancaster Terrace, Hawes, North Yorkshire < 1 Km 20 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Hawes Youth Hostel < 1 Km 20 Km
Self-catering: Gaudy House Farm  (bookable online) 1 Km 21 Km
Bunk House: Keld Bunk Barn & Yurts < 1 Km 39 Km
Hotels: The Punch Bowl Inn  (bookable online) 2 Km 52 Km
Hotels: The Charles Bathurst Inn  (bookable online) 3 Km 53 Km
Self-catering: 2 Nurse Cherry's Cottage  (bookable online) < 1 Km 57 Km
Self-catering: Wraycroft Cottages  (bookable online) < 1 Km 57 Km
B & B Accommodation: Ivy Cottage  (bookable online) < 1 Km 57 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Dales Bike Centre < 1 Km 58 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Grinton Lodge YHA < 1 Km 60 Km
Camping Barn: Low Whita Farm, Low Row, Richmond, North Yorkshire 1 Km 65 Km
Camping Barn: Low Row Camping Barn YHA, Richmond, North Yorkshire 1 Km 65 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Old Town Hall Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 75 Km
Hostel Accommodation: The Jonas Centre 1 Km 75 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Old Star  (bookable online) 3 Km 76 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Old Vicarage  (bookable online) 3 Km 76 Km
Self-catering: First Floor Apartment, The Mill  (bookable online) 2 Km 79 Km
Self-catering: Meadowcroft Cottage  (bookable online) 2 Km 80 Km

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Connected Paths:

E Routes: E-Route 2 UK Section - Dover to Kirk Yetholm
National Trails (England & Wales): Pennine Way National Trail
Significant un-waymarked paths: Coast to Coast (Wainwright)
Other Paths: Abbeys Amble; Bowland-Dales Traverse; Dales Walk; Great English Walk; Inn the Yorkshire Dales; Lady Anne's Way; North of England Way; North West Way; One Week Coast to Coast Trek; Sixty Mile Walk around Wensleydale; Swale Way; Three Ridings on Foot; Tributaries Walk; Yoredale Way
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Anytime Challenges: Afoot in Two Dales; Dales Celebration Way; Three Dales Way; Three Ways Walk; Trans-Dales Trail - 2; Yorkshire Dales Top Ten; Yorkshire Square Walk
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Route Profile:

79.3 Km (49.3 miles)
2,113 m (6,932 ft) ascent
709 m (2,326 ft)  maximum height