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The Herriot Way


The Herriot Way walk is a 52 mile trek though the beautiful northern-most Yorkshire Dales of Wensleydale and Swaledale. The walk splits conveniently into four stages, each approximately 13 miles per day.

Using ‘Walking The Herriot Way’ as your guide book, let Herriot’s Guest House / B & B, be your base with our accommodation and transport deal; the Herriot Way Walk package.

Herriot’s in Hawes’ exclusive guide book ‘Walking The Herriot Way ‘anti-clockwise’ by Stuart W. Greig, has over 40 pages of detailed route descriptions, along with 20 beautifully detailed hand-drawn maps; the complete guide for The Herriot Way.

Herriot’s Guest House is pleased to be able to offer the Herriot Way Walk package. Based on the following itinerary:-

Sunday     Arrive at Herriot’s Guest House; unpack and relax!

Monday   Walk from Hawes along Wensleydale to Aysgarth Falls.

Transportation back to Hawes.

Tuesday   Transport to Aysgarth after breakfast.

Walk to Grinton (near Reeth)

Transport back to Hawes

Wednesday Transport to Grinton

Walk along Swaledale to Keld

Transport back to Hawes

Thursday   Transport to Keld

Walk over Great Shunner Fell following the Pennine Way back to Hawes

Friday   Depart Herriot’s Guest House after breakfast

Included in the price from just £400* per person are:-

5 nights bed and breakfast accommodation (Sunday to Thursday)

4 days self-guided walking in Wensleydale and Swaledale

Transport to the start and back from the end of each days walking

Packed lunch each day

Free use of ‘Walking The Herriot Way’ by Stuart W. Greig guide book

Use of our drying room…just in case the weather inclines towards damp!

A Variety of eating places in Hawes to choose from for your evening meal.

Unpack for the week, you’ll not have to live out of a suitcase and pack up each morning.

Please call us for room availability and to book your ‘Herriot Way Walk’ (this package cannot be booked through the usual booking system). The package is only available April through to end of September.

* based on two people sharing a room, otherwise a single person supplement of £100.00 will be charged if using a single room; or £40 per person, per night supplement if using single occupancy of a larger room.

Contact Us

Please send us an email to check on availability of the Herriot's Way Package.

Herriot's in Hawes

01969 667536