Walking Holiday in Lancashire and
Yorkshire, England on
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.
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.
6 days walking
60 miles / 97 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7 / 14miles
Average Daily distance:
Askrigg (James Heriot Country)
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.
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.
days walking and 7 nights
from £489 per person
* All prices subject to change
|How to get there|
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