Walking The Herriot Way

The Herriot Way is a circular 52 miles longdistancewalk in the Yorkshire Dales, the walk takes its name from a fictional vet called James Herriot He is based on a real live vet called Alf Wright who worked in the Yorkshire Dales they also made a T.V Series many of the locations the walk goes through, in his book called James Herriot Yorkshire he describes a walk that goes through the Dales of Wensleydale and Swaledale.

Along the walks length we visit high open fells  Crossing Great Shunner Fell at 716  meters high is the 3rd highest point in Yorkshire, rolling Heather moorland and Valleys and also going past historic monuments and going through industrial wilderness from gone by days, the walk also takes in Hardraw Force highest waterfall in England and going through pretty Dales Villages like Reeth capital of upper Swaledale, Reeth is also a stop over on the Coast to coast walk, Keld which is also a stop over on the coast to coast walk, it is also a stop over on the Pennine way first long distance path in the UK, four miles from Keld there is the world famous Tanhillinn Highest pub in England, Aysgarth famous for its waterfalls and Hawes highest market town in  Yorkshire also famous for Wensleydale cheese, the walk can be broken down into four days. It is a fantastic introduction to the Yorkshire Dales also it is a nice walk for a guided walking holiday