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   PENNINE WAY

Route and Accommodation Guide
 

FACTFILE

Length

 268 miles/429km over the Pennine Mountain tops along the rugged backbone of England, from the Peak District through the Yorkshire Dales and over Hadrian's Wall to the Cheviots. Amongst the finest upland walking in England. The walk everyone should do once in a lifetime.

Terrain

Challenging. From the gritstone moorlands of Derbyshire to the springy limestone turf of the Yorkshire Dales. Natural features include thundering waterfalls, huge limestone cliffs and large areas of blanket bogland. Some places become overcrowded at peak times, and serious erosion has occurred, especially on the slopes of Kinder Scout and Pen-y-Ghent.  Walkers should consequently approach the route with sensitivity. Unless you are an experienced long-distance walker you should not tackle the Pennine Way alone.

Connecting Paths

Brontė Way, Calderdale Way, Central Scottish Way, Coast to Coast Walk, Dales Way, Eden Way, Hadrian's Wall Path, Haworth-Hebden Bridge Walk, Kirklees Way, Medlock Valley Way, Midshires Way (via Pennine Bridleway or Trans Pennine Trail), Oldham Way, Pennine Bridleway, Ribble Way, St Cuthberts' Way, Teesdale Way, Todmorden Centenary Walk, Trans Pennine Trail, Tyne Walk.


Maps

Great savings!

Explorer maps: OL1, OL2, OL16, OL19, OL21, OL30, OL31, OL42, OL43
Landranger maps:74, 80, 86, 87, 90, 92, 98, 103, 109, 110

The Way is shown on these maps. Click on map number to order.
Strip maps: The Pennine Way Part one - Edale to Teesdale ISBN 1 871149 01 2.
The Pennine Way Part two - Teesdale to Kirk Yetholm ISBN 1 871149 02 9.
Footprint £3.50 each.

Tourist Information Centres

Bellingham 01434 220616, Edale 01433 670207; Glossop 01457 855920; Haltwhistle 01434 322002; Hawes 01969 667450; Haworth 01535 642329; Hebden Bridge 01422 843831; Hexham 01434 605225; Holmfirth 01484 687603; Horton in Ribblesdale 01729 860333; Malham (seasonal) 01729 830363; Settle 01729 825192; Skipton 01756 792809; Once Brewed 01434 344396


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SKIPTON
Nr. Lothersdale
01535 630630

STONE HEAD HOUSE

Built in 1596 just off the Pennine Way, this beautiful Manor House is one of only a few properties in the hidden valley of Stone Head and provides great accommodation for walking holidays. We feel we offer an excellent b&b service at very reasonable rates. Breakfast is cooked on the Aga then served in the dining hall with its enormous inglenook fireplace. Excellent pubs/eateries nearby.
Bed and breakfast from £27.50 pppn.
Visit website: www.stoneheadhouse.co.uk for full details

 

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malham beck hall B&B and hotel
 

Guest Accommodation

Immerse yourself in the unique character of 18thC Beck Hall containing 18 rather different and distinct bedrooms reflecting the style of the time they were built. Choose from standard double en-suite or twin rooms or step back in time with a luxurious 4 poster! All have Sky Television and free Wifi.
There is a spacious guest lounge where you can relax into the evening, plan the next days walks, or plot the 1 minute walk into Malham village to visit either of the fine pubs that will quench any thirst. On a colder winter night don't be surprised to be co-opted to maintain the log fire that occupies one end of the lounge! Malham is one of the most visited villages in the Dales with shops, pubs and teashops galore. Needless to say it is ideally located for fabulous walks for all abilities and numerous delightful Dales attractions.
Beck Hall also has a streamside teashop and restaurant serving an extensive range of snacks and meals. Most special dietary requirements are catered for and there is a licensed bar.
Bed and Breakfast from £27 pppn. Packed lunches. Some rooms dog friendly.
 

 

Cyclists Welcome





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Tel: 016977 47972

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at the Four Wynds, just outside Greenhead village on the Hadrian's Wall Trail, the Pennine Way and Cycle Route 72.
We offer comfortable accommodation and delicious breakfasts using Organic, Fairtrade and locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.
All our bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms (with showers) and are simply furnished with pine furniture and comfortable beds. There is a large lounge, with TV etc. for your relaxation or for sitting around whilst planning your next day's enjoyment.
For walkers and cyclists we have washing and drying facilities, secure bike storage and an outside wash area.
At the suggestion of some of our guests, we have started our Roam and Stay programme. This allows you to use Four Wynds as your base for two or more days and we will give you a lift to your destination or to an appropriate transport link.
Reference books, maps and other literature to help you plan future days out.
B and B from £34 pppn. Packed lunches. Dogs welcome.

 


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