Book your Dales High Way Holiday

“90 miles from Saltaire to Appleby sticking to the higher lands wherever possible “

This is a long distance trail for walkers who prefer (and have the confidence) to stick to the higher ground, take in some peaks and love the far reaching views and and exhilaration of long wide ridges.

For more details on the route refer to our Dales High Way page


The two itineraries below are the most popular but you may wish to plan shorter or longer days, just let us know or ask our advice.


Suggested Itinerary A (6 days/7 nights)

Limestone and Whernside

Day 1. Saltaire to Skipton  18 miles

Highlights: Ilkley Moor, Skipton Moor, Addingham

Day 2. Skipton to Settle 19 miles

Highlights: Sharp Haw, Malham, Malham Cove, Limestone walking

Day 3. Settle to Chapel-le- Dale 14 miles

Highlights: Stainforth, Feizor, Ingleborough

Day 4. Chapel-le-Dale to Sedbergh 15 miles

Highlights: Ribblehead, Whernside, Dent

Day 5. Sedbergh to Newbiggin-on-Lune 11 miles

Highlights: Howgills, the Calf, Views over the Lakes

Day 6. Newbiggin-on-Lune to Appleby 13 miles

Highlights: Great Asby, Limestone pavements, Appleby castle


Suggested Itinerary B (8 days/9 nights)


Day 1. Saltaire to Ilkley 9 miles

Day 2. Ilkley to Skipton  9 miles

Day 3. Skipton to Malham 11 miles

Day 4. Malham to Settle 8 miles

Day 5. Settle to Chape-le- Dale 14 miles

Day 6. Chapel-le-Dale to Sedbergh 15 miles

Day 7. Sedbergh to Newbiggin-on-Lune 11 miles

Day 8. Newbiggin-on-Lune to Appleby 13 miles

One of the great advantages of a walking holiday on A Dales High Way is its close proximity to the spectacular Settle to Carlisle railway and the ease of access to return to your holiday start point.


Let us book your holiday and you will receive..

  • Advice on the best number of days for your ability
  • An accommodation booking service
  • A guidebook of the route
  • Extra information on key route finding decisions, what to look out for (often short detours off the route)
  • Emergency contact details
  • A baggage movement service (optional)
  • Please contact us via the Contact Form or e mail .
  • We will email you a sample itinerary and quote within 48 hours
  • To book please read out Booking Conditions and then fill in the booking form below


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