Walking the Dales Way?

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Before your Walking Holiday Sherpa helps you plan your itinerary and books all of your accommodation

We help you plan your itinerary and book all of your accommodation

During your Walking Holiday Sherpa collects your bags every morning and drops them off at your next stop the same day

We collect your bags every morning and drop them at your next stop the same day

The baggage transfer and accommodation booking service for the Dales Way

The Dales Way The Dalesway officially starts at Ilkley. It does, however, have links from Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate, and these open up the special challenge of walking from largest conurbation in England (the West Yorkshire cities) to largest lake (Windermere). From Ilkley however, you'll still have the satisfaction of walking the full length of Wharfedale, thought by many to be the most picturesque of the Yorkshire Dales. You'll then climb out onto the roof of England, crossing the great Pennine watershed with impressive views of the Three Peaks. Then you head for Lakeland!

The Dalesway On the Sherpa Van website you will find an accommodation service. Each of the main settlements along the Dales Way path is listed, with details of accommodation available there. You can make use of our booking and/or luggage service and take advantage of a range of other commercial services on offer. For assistance with your planning, look at the factsheet. The chat bulletin board is a popular resource; use it to tap the advice of experienced walkers. We review a range of the best guidebooks and maps in our Bookshop, and these are available for you to order.

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Baggage transfer and accommodation booking for Dales Way walking holidays in Britain

Let us do all the hard work - just choose where you want to stay. We'll make all the reservations, pick up your bags every morning and drop them at your destination the same afternoon

Baggage transfer and for Dales Way walking holidays in Britain

Arrange all the accommodation yourself - just tell us where you'll be staying each night. We'll collect your bags every day and they'll be waiting for you when you arrive at your next stop

Dales Way Walking Holidays Trail Planner Download

Each trail planner contains details of travel, overnight stops, points of interest, suggested routes, relative distances and the services we can provide. Trail planners cost £5, but for each planner you download, we will take 5 off the cost of your booking on that trail

Dales Way Maps and Guide Books

To assist you in the planning of your walk and to accompany you along the way, we have selected the best maps and guidebooks you can comfortably carry in a rucksack pocket or walking jacket.

Find out more about The Dales Way Association