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Walking Holiday in Lancashire and Yorkshire, England on
The Richmond Way
from Lancaster to Richmond
along the Lower Lune Valley, Ribblesdale, Wensleydale, & Swaledale
via Hornby, Ingleton, Ribblehead Viaduct, Limestone Country, Bainbridge, Askrigg, Castle Bolton, and Grinton

The Richmond Way begins at Lancaster Castle and is a 60 mile walk through the stunning scenery of Lune Valley, the moors and fells of the central Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales, ending at the stunning North Yorkshire town of Richmond in Swaledale.
The Richmond Way walking trail was devised by John Coppack and is combination of public footpaths , ancient tracks and quiet country lanes, making a walking route that is easy to follow.
Walking holiday on Richmond Way in Lancashire and Yorkshire, England
Online Booking Available On the Richmond Way walking holiday from Lancaster Castle
you follow the River Lune upstream to Hornby and then the River Greta
to the North Yorkshire town of Ingleton.
From Ingleton you will see waterfalls and glens as the walking trail enters Limestone Country with stunning moors and hills.
The famous Ribblehead viaduct is a highlight of this section.
The walking tail then enters The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the famous dales of Raydale and Wensleydale, the largest of all the dales.
The little Yorkshire town of Askrigg is a must
for all fans of the James Herriot TV series.
The final section of the walk follows the River Swale to Richmond
ending at the historic Richmond Castle gates.
Richmond Way walking holiday in Lancashire and Yorkshire
Suggested Tour Duration:
6 days walking
7 nights
Total Distance:
60 miles / 97 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7 / 14miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
moderate
Features:

Yorkshire Dales
Ribblehead Viaduct
Limestone Pavements
Askrigg (James Heriot Country)
  Suggested Itinerary:          Lancaster to Richmond on Richmond Way

Day 1: Arrive Lancaster
Day 2: Lancaster to Hornby                     10 miles
Day 3: Hornby to Ingleton                       9 miles
Day 4: Ingleton to Ribblehead                  7 miles
Day 5: Ribblehead to Bainbridge             14 miles
Day 6: Bainbridge to Grinton                   12.5 miles
Day 7: Grinton to Richmond                      9 miles
Day 8: depart Richmond

This is a new walking tour of Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales, so we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing.

You can walk this hiking tour over 6 days
at about 10 miles per day.
This English walking holiday operates April through September and in either direction.
Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the path you want to walk.

These distances are only a suggestion.
If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances,
we can arrange that too.


Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK.
The Richmond Way connects with The Dales Way at Ribblehead.

A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.

What's included
in your UK walking holiday
on The Richmond Way

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • transfers are specified
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • OS maps and detailed itineraries
  • Guide book to Richmond Way
Richmond Way 8 day itinerary:
6 days walking and 7 nights accommodation
£489pp
dbl/twin
£622pp
single occ
£692pp
solo traveller
Book Richmond Way holiday online now
All prices subject to change

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
on The Richmond Way

  • upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
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How to get there
By Plane to Manchester, Leeds Bradford or Newcastle where we can arrange transfer to Lancaster
By Car to Lancaster where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Lancaster and Richmond
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