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Dales Way - viaduct

The Dales Way  runs from Ilkley to Bowness on Windermere, it is 84 miles long, the Dales Way meanders through the Yorkshire Dales following the river Wharfe to its source on Cam Fell.

dales-way-signBeyond Wharfedale it follows the river Dee through charming Dentdale. Going through Sedbergh, the book village of the Yorkshire Dales, which  lies at the foot of the Howgill fells, it leaves the Dales through rolling farmland, with the majestic Lakeland mountains in view to the town of Bowness on Windermere.

All you would need to carry is a daysack, as there is a daily luggage transfer for one item of luggage, maximum weight is 20kg, we will be staying in guest houses and inns.

The itinerary below shows our preferred stopping points but could change depending on accommodation availability.

Available dates:

dales-way1st – 8th April 2017

    19th-26th May

  • Day 1 Arrive Ilkley
  • Day 2 Ilkley – Burnsall  13.5 miles
  • Day 3 Burnsall – Buckden 15 miles
  • Day 4  Buckden – Cowgill 18.5 miles
  • Day 5 Cowgill – Sedbergh 10 miles
  • Day 6 Sedbergh – Burneside 17 miles
  • Day 7 Burneside – Bowness 10 miles
  • Day 8 Depart after breakfast

Price from £770 per person single supplements apply, if you do not wish to pay Eventbrite fees you can book direct through me


Eventbrite - Dales way Guided walking holiday
Checkout this short video for a great introduction to the Dales Way