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Herriot Way

80 km / 50 miles

N Yorkshire
The Herriot Way is a circular long distance path that runs through some of the best scenery in the Yorkshire Dales; including the world famous Wensleydale and picturesque Swaledale. Along its length walkers will visit beautiful valleys, high, open fells and rolling, heather-clad moorland. The route crosses one of the highest points in Yorkshire, visits historic monuments and passes through a barren industrial wilderness; laid bare through lead mining. Beginning in Aysgarth and passing through Askrigg, Hawes, Keld, Reeth and Castle Bolton, anyone walking the Herriot Way will have had a fantastic introduction to the Yorkshire Dales. The walk is named after James Herriot; the fictional persona of the real-life veterinary surgeon who lived and worked in the Dales for many years and based on places he visited regularly.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Moorland; Literary
Start and Finish
SE005884 - Aysgarth, N Yorkshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook
Walking the Herriot Way (Pocket Routes - 2016)
Badge
Herriot Way (Pocket Routes)
Certificate
Herriot Way certificate (Pocket Routes)

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger
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OS Landranger Active
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OS Explorer
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OS Explorer Active
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Digital Maps:
Downloadable Digital Mapping
Herriot Way wall chart (Pocket Routes)
Downloadable Digital Mapping
Herriot Way digital maps (Pocket Routes)

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Baggage Handling (Sherpa Van Project)
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Guided Walking Holidays (Footpath Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)
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Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Brigantes Accommodation & Baggage Courier Service)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Absolute Escapes Ltd)
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Self Guided Walking Holidays (Green Traveller)
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Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Let's Go Walking! Ltd)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Sherpa Expeditions)
Support Providers
Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Walking Holiday Company)

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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
Camping Barn
5 Km
19 Km
Camping Barn
5 Km
19 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
20 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
20 Km
Bunk House
< 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
Wraycroft Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
57 Km
B & B Accommodation
Ivy Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
57 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
60 Km
Self-catering
Meadowcroft Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
80 Km

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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