The Dales Way

Upper Wharfedale

Northern Guiding runs a Guided Holiday along the Dales Way it is  a great way to meet like minded people and explore the magnificent Yorkshire Dales

The Dales Way is one of the best loved and easiest #longdistancefootpaths, the route is 84 miles

long. The Dales Way  starts from Ilkley and makes it way through The #Yorkshiredalesnationalpark ending in Bowness on Windermere in the #Lakedistrictnationalpark, The route is varied in terrain from riverside paths to high moorland paths with the rolling hills of the Lake District in the distance, the route is never far from architectural, Historic and industrial interest, the Dales Way goes through the entire length of #Wharfedale  Taking in Bolton Abbey one of the Highlights of the #walk going through various settlements along the way such as the quaint village of Grassington further on we head into Langstroth Dale once  a hunting forest, from there the Dales Way climbs Cam Fell at 1700ft and is also the source of the Wharfe, Cam Fell is the highest point of the route, Then the route   follows the Cam Fell High Road it is a former Roman Road with great views to the #3peaksofYorkshire and the mighty #Ribbleheadviaduct  from there the Route heads into #Dentdale following the river Dee into #Dent with its cobbled streets then onto Sedbergh at the foot of the #Howgillfells then we move away from the Yorkshire Dales and move into The majestic Lake District there are good views of the Lake District Fells then we finish on the edge of Lake Windermere, the Dales way takes on average 6 days and makes for a week of wonderful walking

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