Whereever you intend to walk in Yorkshire we can provide you with some top quality self catering cottages so that at the end of a long days walk you can sit back and relax in your very own little retreat.
The Yorkshire Dales is an area of great natural beauty and one of the best ways to see why is to walk through the lush green valleys crested with white limestone pavements or fields and pastures bounded by distinctive white drystone walls. There are hundreds of trails and routes to discover but there are also some great long distance paths on offer. Test your legs on the Three Peaks Challenge walking the three highest peaks in Yorkshire Ingleborough, Whernside and Penyghent or discover The Pennine Way which winds its way through the heart of the Dales.
Walking through the dales you will discover a different character in every valley. The Southern Dales are less remote, and attract day visitors as well as staying guests. The Northern Dales provide rugged scenery for walking and sightseeing. In the West, the villages and small towns have their own charm. The Yorkshire Dales has outstanding scenery, a diversity of wildlife habitats, a rich cultural heritage and peacefulness making it a favorite for walkers all over the world.
The North York Moors are truly magical. Moorland, delightful dales and spectacular coastline can all be enjoyed when walking in the area. With over 1,400 miles of paths and tracks to choose from this wonderful corner of North Yorkshire is overflowing with opportunities for walking. Walkers will find a warm welcome and in the summer the Park's own MoorsBus network enables walkers to do linear walks as well as exploring without the hassle of a car.
Try out some regional routes such as the Esk Valley Walk, the Tabular Hills Walk and the Newtondale Horse Trail. They have all been designed by the National Park Authority and areideal to try out when you stay for a long weekend or a seven night stay. The Cleveland Way National Trail, a 110 mile walking route follows the fantastic scenery of the North York Moors National Park, crossing stunning lengths of heather moorland and providing spectacular views of the North Yorkshire coastline. Discover the whole route or take on parts for a great day out. The distance to walk is entirely up to you, some enjoy a few hours, some a few days and others take nine days to walk the full length between Helmsley and Filey. Or perhaps you fancy following the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail, 79 miles of unbroken peaceand quiet along one of Britain's most charming landscapes.
Will over 100 miles of magnificent and varied shoreline to explore the Yorkshire coastline is yet another great place to base yourself if you intend to do a bit of walking on your holiday. From secluded coves and sandy beaches to pretty fishing villages and bustling seaside resorts, there are many areas that you can explore on foot. Visit Bridlington's golden beach stretches, walk all the way to Spurn Head at the Humber mouth or take on a spectacular cliff top walk. No matter where you stay a walk in this area will prove irresistible.
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