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Kendal Limestone Way

101 km / 63 miles

Cumbria, N Yorkshire
The route taken by the Kendal Limestone Way explores some of the remarkable and varied limestone landscapes of northern England. The Kendal Limestone Way is the name given by the author to a 63 mile (101km) long linear walk starting from the market town of Skipton in North Yorkshire and ending in the south Lake District town of Kendal. The walk can broadly be divided into three sections. The greater part of the walk is through the limestone country of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The second, and shortest, section, crosses the lower Lune Valley between Lancashire and Cumbria. The final section visits the limestone area to the east of Morecambe Bay, the lower Kent Valley and the south-eastern tip of the Lake District National Park

The route is almost entirely along field, woodland and riverside paths, canal towpaths, ancient tracks and bridleways and quiet country lanes. An average walker should be able to complete the walk within five or six days. Some people may prefer to complete the walk over a longer period of time, weeks or even months, by completing individual sections as and when the opportunity arises. On the other hand a strong walker could easily complete the entire walk within two or three days.

The publication is both a paper and an e-book with suppliers listed on the website below.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Challenging; Moorland; Mountain; National Park
Start
SD990519 - Parish Church Skipton, N Yorkshire
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Finish
SD516921 - Parish Church, Kendal, Cumbria
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Open Date
2015

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

E-Book
Kendal Limestone Way (Amazon Media Group - 2015)
Paperback
E-Book
Kendal Limestone Way (Matador (an imprint of Troubadour) - 2017)

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Rockwood House  (bookable online)
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Rendezvous @ Skipton  (bookable online)
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Cononley Hall Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
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Poppy Cottage Guest House  (bookable online)
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Hipping Hall  (bookable online)
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Dale Meadows  (bookable online)
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Long Meadows Cottage  (bookable online)
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Woodclose Caravan Park  (bookable online)
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Plato's  (bookable online)
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Horse Market B&B  (bookable online)
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Sun Inn  (bookable online)
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Jasmine Cottage  (bookable online)
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The Bull Hull Holiday Cottage  (bookable online)
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Hill View Cottage  (bookable online)
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Plough Inn  (bookable online)
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Knott View Barn  (bookable online)
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Wych Elm Caravans  (bookable online)
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Wych Elm Bungalow Annexe  (bookable online)
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Farletonview Caravan Site  (bookable online)
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Crooklands Hotel  (bookable online)
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Pear Tree Barn  (bookable online)
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Dovestone Cottage  (bookable online)
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The Cross Keys  (bookable online)
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Joiners Mews  (bookable online)
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The Hare & Hounds, Levens  (bookable online)
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The Old Stables  (bookable online)
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Birslack Cottage  (bookable online)
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Hawes Bank  (bookable online)
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91 Km
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Lumley Fee Bunkhouse  (bookable online)
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Plumtree House  (bookable online)
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The Wheatsheaf Inn  (bookable online)
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Sunnyhill  (bookable online)
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The Lyth Valley Country Inn  (bookable online)
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Tranquility at Labbay  (bookable online)
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Low Cartmell Fold  (bookable online)
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The Lodge  (bookable online)
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Damson Barn  (bookable online)
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Five Oaks Studio  (bookable online)
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98 Km
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The Sheep Pen  (bookable online)
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98 Km
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The Hideaway  (bookable online)
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Riverbank Cottage  (bookable online)
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2 The Abbey Coach House  (bookable online)
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Gateway Inn  (bookable online)
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Burrow Cottage  (bookable online)
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Old Stable Cottage  (bookable online)
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The Penthouse  (bookable online)
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Carus Townhouse No.7  (bookable online)
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Carus House  (bookable online)
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Hillside Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
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Riverside Hotel  (bookable online)
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Sonata Guest House  (bookable online)
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Highgate Hotel  (bookable online)
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Wainwright House  (bookable online)
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Kendal Hostel  (bookable online)
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Sundial House  (bookable online)
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Glenholme Guest House  (bookable online)
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Stonecross Manor Hotel  (bookable online)
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Lyndhurst Guest House  (bookable online)
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Riversleigh Guest House  (bookable online)
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The Glen  (bookable online)
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101 Km

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Route Profile:

103.9 Km (64.6 miles)
2,786 m (9,140 ft) ascent
715 m (2,346 ft)  maximum height