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Dales Way Association

Accommodation & Facilities

The following is a selection of accommodation available. Local accommodation lists (a small charge may be levied) are published by Tourist Information Centre, Station Road, Ilkley (tel: 01943 602319); Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, Colvend, Hebden Road, Grassington, Skipton, N.Yorks BD23 5LB (tel: 01756 751690); Cumbria Tourism, (tel: 0844 8885188).

The accommodation and facilities have not been inspected by the Association. Inclusion is not a recommendation. We rely on accommodation providers let us know of any changes to their entry, so please bear in mind some of this information may not be up to date. Please check directly with the provider.

The prices should only be taken as an indication and should be checked when booking. EM means that an evening meal is normally available: this should of course always be booked in advance. In the remoter areas make sure in good time that you know where your evening meal is coming from!


Abbreviations: D – double, T – twin, S – single, F – family (i.e. sleeping 3 or more), e/s – ensuite bath/shower room. Prices are per person per night.


Mrs L Windus, Chevin End Guest House, West Chevin Road, Menston, Ilkley LS29 6BE (tel. 01943-876845, email: ) (GR 184 439, on route) S2 D2 T2 F2 (all e/s) (£30 S £35, F £24). Packed lunches. No EM, but meals at Chevin pub, also choice of restaurants within about ½ mile. Breakfasts available for NON-residents (to be pre-booked). 

Mrs H Collinson, 8B Langford Road, Burley-in-Wharfedale, Ilkley LS29 7NL (tel. 01943-863726, m. 07752-464400 email ) D1 (pte bathroom) T1 (e/s) (£25, S £40). Several restaurants nearby. 5 mins N from rail station. TV, tea/coffee in both rooms. Packed lunches on request.

ILKLEY (01943-)

All facilities. EC Wed

Riverside Hotel. A family run hotel, situated in the beautiful riverside gardens in Ilkley.  Riverside Hotel, Riverside Gardens, Bridge Lane LS29 9EU (tel/fax. 607338, email: D - £95 S £60 all e/s B&B. EM. Tea/coffee/TV in rooms. Packed lunch and flasks filled if required. Restaurant and fully licensed bar. Waterfront Kabin serving fish & chips, ices, snacks. Adjacent to old bridge at start of Dales Way.

One Tivoli Place Guesthouse, 1 Tivoli Place, Ilkley, LS29 8SU (tel. 01943 431394, Double, Twin, Single and family room please enquire for price. B&B. Packed lunch and EM upon request. Tea/coffee/TV/Free Wi-Fi in rooms.  

Sally Dodds, Dales View Cottage, 142 Skipton Road, Ilkley,LS29 9BQ,  (tel 07768 764719. email: 1 Dbl/twin ensuite, 1 dbl private bathroom. B & B £70 - £75 per room per night. Single occupancy £45. Tea & Coffee facilities, tv, free wifi. 10 mins to train station and restaurants. 3 mins from start of Dales Way.  Packed lunch on request and flasks filled.  Guest lounge. 


ADDINGHAM (01943-)

Pubs & shops in village; when you emerge onto the road after passing the church, do not turn right but go straight ahead along Church Street. There is a telephone in 100yds. At the main road turn right into the village. To get back onto the Dales Way leave the main street by Bolton Road and turn right along Bark Lane to signs on the left heading down towards the suspension bridge.

Maria Wells, The Crown Inn, 136, Main Street, Addingham, Nr.Ilkley LS29 ONS (tel:830278) D/T 2 both e/s (from £33 S £45). EM in village.


Turn left from the old bridge along the road to the Abbey Tea Rooms, the Devonshire Arms Hotel and a telephone.


Post Office, shop and café. Also Cavendish Pavillion café

HOWGILL (01756-)

Mrs A Foster, Howgill Lodge, Barden BD23 6DJ (GR 065 593) (tel: 720655). D2 T1 F1 (all e/s) (£30-36). Packed lunches on request.

Mrs Pam Knowles-Fitton, Knowles Lodge, Appletreewick BD23 6DQ (GR 059 593) (tel. 720228, email: ). D2 T1 all e/s (£40 S £50) Tea/coffee making facilities. Packed lunches. EM by arrangement.


Bar meals are available at the New Inn (lunch time only) and the Craven Arms (not Tues evenings).

Mr & Mrs Philip Smith, The New Inn, BD23 6DA (tel: 720252, ). D4 F1 S1 (£33 S £45). Tea & coffee in rooms. Packed lunches. EM.

Tracey Wain, Andras Farm, BD23 6DA (tel: 720286, email: ). F1 e/s, T1 with private bath, (£30). EM nearby in village.

BURNSALL (01756-)

Telephone, toilets, Wharfedale café, Red Lion Hotel.

Mr M R Hirst, Wharfe View Farm House, Main Street, BD23 6BP. Phone: 01756 720643, email: ). T2 includes breakfast. Meals in village. Situated on the E side of the road heading north, near church. Sitting/dining room for guests – open log fire. Coffee/tea making facilities in rooms.

Mrs Anita Hall, Holly Tree Farm, Thorpe BD23 6BJ (tel. 720604). S1 D1 (£28). Pick up from Burnsall or Grassington and transport to evening meal by arrangement. 

  Sam & Hannah, The Green, Burnsall BD23 6BS email Double room with en-suite and single room with en-suite, price includes cooked breakfast. Tea & Coffee making facilities available, drying room for wet coats & boots and seating area near the fire. 

The Devonshire Fell, Burnsall Village, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6BT Tel 01756 729000 email . There are 16 boutique styled bedrooms, each boasting their own individual character. Offering dog friendly accommodation, free wifi & parking and a  1 AA Rosette restaurant serving mouth-watering dishes made using locally sourced produce.

HEBDEN (01756-)

Mrs P Kitching, Court Croft, Church Lane, Hebden BD23 3DX (tel: 753406). T3 (2 e/s, 1 pte bath (from £30, S from £35). EM nearby PH. In Hebden village next to the church (up lane from suspension bridge above Burnsall)., Tea making in rooms, drying facilities, packed lunches £5. Possible tea garden during day.


Toilets 100yds up the road from St.Michael's Church


All facilities. EC Thurs. Yorkshire Dales National Park Centre: Tel: 01756 752774

Jayne Clarke, Ling House, Threshfield BD23 5HB (tel. 752342 email  D/T1 e/s(spa bath) (£32.50). TV, tea/coffee facilities. Packed lunches. Drying facilities. EM at The Old Hall Inn, 300 yards. 15 minute walk from Dales Way at Grassington Bridge.

Mrs M Cullingford, Craven Cottage, Main Street, BD23 5AA (tel. 752205, Email: D2 e/s. (£35). Tea/coffee in rooms.

The Foresters Arms, Mrs R M Richardson, 20 Main Street BD23 5AA (tel. 752349 email . D4 T1 F2 (all e/s). All rooms have TV & tea/coffee facilities. EM. Pets welcome.

Mrs M Lister, Town Head Guest House, 1 Low Lane, BD23 5AU (tel. 752811). D3 (£35) T1 (£40) All e/s. EM in village.

Mrs M R & D A Lockyer, Kirkfield, Hebden Road, BD23 5LJ (tel. 752385). T1 F3 (from £30, some e/s). Private TV lounge. Pubs nearby for EM.

Number 47 Bed and Breakfast, Main Street, e mail  : Tel no 01756752069 mobile 07734110521. Twin room with bathroom, v small single if party of 3. TV, tea and coffee £85 per night or £110 for 3.

4 Hill Top Fold. Peaceful, stone-built terraced cottage, located in the heart of Grassington, 2 mins walk from village's quaint shops and excellent pubs, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Spacious open plan living area, cosy woodburning stove, bedroom with en-suite. Sleeps 3. 2 nights from £330. Perfect for walkers or those looking for a tranquil Yorkshire retreat. For more info, visit Sykes Cottages or call 01244 356666.




All facilities except Bank.

The Kettlewell Hostel (GR 970 724), Whernside House, Kettlewell, Skipton, N.Yorks, BD23 5QU Tel 01756 760232 or book through the YHA website. Independent hostel providing low cost accommodation, for individuals and groups up to 40. Excellent homemade food, local beers, free wifi and a warm welcome. Please look us up on Trip Advisor for reviews. £19-£25 per night in shared room, private room for 2 from £48.


The Fox & Hounds at Starbotton 01756 760269 or Email  We have three double en-suite rooms and one twin room with its own bath and shower room. All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen televisions and spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. The accommodation is accessible both through the bar and by a private resident's entrance at the rear of the pub which means you're free to come and go as you please. Wi-Fi is available in the bar. Bed and breakfast is charged at £85 per room for the double en-suite rooms, £85 per room per night for our twin room (shared bathroom, robes supplied) £80 for our single room with shared bathroom (robe supplied). Breakfast is cooked to order with a choice of traditional cooked breakfasts, cereals, tea, coffee and fresh fruit juice on offer.

Sweetbriar B&B and Campsite, Colin Harvey, Sweetbriar, Starbotton, Skipton, BD23 5HY (01756 761 307, Website; One family room (double bed & bunk beds) Bathroom and living room with open fire all self- contained. Tea/Coffee facilities, no smoking, dogs welcome, packed lunches available; off road parking, secure lock up for bikes, drying facilities. 

BUCKDEN (01756-)

Toilets, shop,  The Buck Inn is now open after refurbishment.

Paul & Angela Wood, West Winds Cottage B&B, BD23 5JA (behind the Buck Inn).  Tel: 07790 692938.  Email:  D1  double occupancy or for single occupancy). A single room which can be made up as a twin.  Exclusive use of bathroom.  Tea/coffee facilities in rooms.  Free WiFi.  Secure bike storage.  Tea & cake on arrival.  Range of breakfast choices.  Packed lunches, flasks filled, wet clothes dried.  Evening meals not generally provided, but the Buck Inn is usually open.  Sorry no dogs.  Website:

Redmire Farm, Buckden, BD23 5JD  The Dales Way runs through the farm for 1½ miles on it's way into Buckden Village. See the life work and tradition of the Dales on our working hill farm, offering very comfortable en-suite accommodation; two doubles and one twin, en-suite rooms. Wi-Fi throughout the house. Bed and Full English Breakfast; A single night is £105.00 for a double or twin en-suite including full English Breakfast and single occupancy in an en-suite room is £75.00 including full English Breakfast. 2 nights or more £100.00 for double or twin en-suite including full English breakfast. Visit Redmire on  The Horner family have a long tradition of providing a warm Yorkshire Welcome to visitors to The Dales in this former shooting lodge for near on a hundred years. We are often busy outside, enquiries best through our website on


Ed and Jackie Yarrow, The George Inn, BD23 5JE (GR 936 773) (tel. 760223). D4 T1 all en suite. £85 per room per night B&B. Supplement for single night stays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Packed lunches and evening meal. Dales Way passes directly by the pub and is the last stop for refreshments before Ribblehead/Cowgill. Open Mondays 16.00 to 23.00 Tuesday closed, Wednesday through Sunday 12.00 until 23.00.

Mrs G Huck, Church Farm, BD23 5JE (GR 926 783) (tel. 760240, email: ). Double/twin e/s Single e/s All inc breakfast. EM in nearby inn. TV, tea/coffee in rooms. Drying room. Packed lunches. Sorry no dogs.

Mr & Mrs Jowsey, Kirkgill Manor, Hubberholme BD23 5JE. (tel: 760800). D2 T1 all e/s. (£39pppn). Tea/coffee/TV EM at nearby George Inn. Packed lunches £6.50. No dogs. No credit card facility

RAISGILL (01756-)

Keith & Hazel Jeddere-Fisher welcome you to Low Raisgill B&B a restored traditional stone farm cottage overlooking Yockenthwaite hay meadows and moor, located 5 minutes walk from the bridge at Yockenthwaite. Minimum 2-night stay. D en-suite, T en-suite, S1 (with private bathroom). Packed lunches. Transport to the George Inn, Hubberholme for evening meals. Drying facilities, secure cycle shed, Wi-Fi.  Sorry, no pets.GR:SD905786. Tel: 01756 760351. Postcode: BD23 5JQ . email:; website:; . .




The Ruskin Hostel (Louise & Graham Smith) Oughtershaw BD23 5JR Tel: o7725910486 email  We have a 4 berth en-suite bunk room for Dales Way walkers with microwave, fridge, kettle and toaster facilities in the heart of Oughtershaw village – no deviation from the route needed!  F1 Bed and Breakfast available. En. Packed Lunches and pre-ordered evening meals available. Dog friendly. Walkers tuck shop on honesty basis. 

NETHERGILL FARM - Nature barn offers tea, coffee, squash and homemade flapjack. Toilet facilities, information, cards and paintings, payment on an honesty system. Wild camping available with access to shared kitchen and toilet facilities.  Malcolm and Helen Thomas, Nethergill Farm, Oughtershaw, Buckden, BD23 5JS (GR 863822) tel. 01756 380 581 email: 

Freya Hart, Swarthghyll Farm, Oughtershaw, Buckden, BD23 5JS (GR 846 825) Tel 760466  Three self-catering walker’s flats are available for single night bookings: D1 T1. (£80 per flat, S £45). Our courtyard flat has one double and one twin bedded room, with a large open plan lounge/dining area/kitchen (£145). Supper and breakfast can be pre-ordered and left in their own kitchen for people to heat up etc. We are directly on the Dales Way, 1.5 miles from Oughtershaw. 


The Station Hotel, Ribblehead, Ingleton LA6 3AS (GR 764 792. - now under new management for 2019. A mile west of Gearstones on the B6255) (tel.241274. Email:  ). D2 T1 F1 S1 (D and S e/s; T & F with shower). . EM.

Gauber Bunk Barn & Den: We are situated on the B6479 approx 1/2 mile  from the Ribblehead Viaduct and just over a mile from the Dales Way path at Gearstones. For up to date information and availability please see our website or visit our Facebook page @gauberbunkbarn. Please note we do provide a shopping service for guests wishing to prepare their own meals and a basic self service breakfast is available for an additional charge. If you have any queries or wish to make a booking please contact us on 01524 241150, thank you.

Ashes Farm Bed & Breakfast is a 1600's farm house  situatuated 2 miles from Gearstones, 1 mile from the Station Inn on the Settle road from the Ribblehead. Ideal for the Dalesway, the Dales High way and the Pennine Way. We have 3 ensuite rooms available. For more information on our rooms and prices please visit or contact Jill or Steve on 01729860595.


R & S Martin, The Sportsmans Inn, LA10 5RG tel: 25282. email:  (GR 768 864). Evening meals are served from 7pm - 8.30pm every night. Our B&B tariff for 2014 is £75.00 for a twin or double room, £50.00 for a single. Payment is by cash or card.

DENT (015396-)

All facilities.

Andrew and Alison Cowton, Stone Close Tea Room & B&B, Main Street, Dent LA10 5QL Tel 01539 625231 or 07956 339689 email Family run B&B in the centre of the village. Modern comforts in a 17th century building. D1 F1 T1. See website

The George & Dragon Paul & Judith Beeley, LA10 5TA (tel: 25256 email: ). D4 T3 F2 (all e/s) (£32-48 S £50). Country Inn, restaurant, pets by arrangement.

Sue & Les, Dent Stores B&B, Main Street, Dent, 015396 25209 (SD705870) Family run traditional B&B and village shop. Just 3 mins walk from Dalesway. 3 Rooms all en-suite, either double, twin, or single occupancy. Free Sat TV's, High Speed Wi-Fi, Tea & Coffee, Breakfast Room, Packed Lunches. Book online at or by phone or contact us by email:

DENT FOOT (015396-)

SEDBERGH (015396-)

All facilities. EC Thur. MD Wed. Tourist Information Centre.

Daleslea Bed and Breakfast, Station Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5DL (tel: 015396 21789, email:  ). A choice of three guest en suite bedrooms all with Freeview TV’s, Wi – Fi access, iron/ironing board, hair drier and tea/coffee making facilities. Web site:

Low Branthwaites, Frostrow, Sedbergh, LA10 5JR (tel: 015396 34010, .uk , k). A family run two double/twin bedroom apartment in 17th century Dales farmhouse for groups of up to 4 walkers, with a private bathroom, private lounge with open fire and kitchennet, with muddy boot store and clothes drying facilities. From £100 per night for 4 people. Set on the fellside 2 miles out of Sedbergh, directly opposite Howgills, with breath-taking views.  Continental breakfast incl. and cooked breakfast by order, with flexible timing for an early start. Packed lunch with power snacks and transport to and from walking trails offered by arrangement.

Howgills Apartments offers 5 private self-catering apartments in the centre of Sedbergh. Conveniently located for the shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs along the Main High Street; a perfect treat after a day’s walking!  Each apartment has onsite parking, free wifi, lounge, dining area, kitchen and bedrooms (mainly en-suite). The downstairs apartments (7 and 8) are dog friendly with lovely outside terrace areas.  Sherpa van will deliver to and from our Apartments. Contact freephone 0800 8321632, email:  website

LUNEDALE (015396-)

Mr J W Mattinson, Ash-Hining Farm, Howgill, LA10 5HU (tel/fax: 20957, m 07774-281767, Email: (GR 638 928). D2 T2 (£35pppn £40 single occ.). Transport to pub for EM. ¼ mile from Low Branthwaite Farm on Dales Way. Packed lunches. No smoking. Fantastic views. 

Mrs J Postlethwaite, Bramaskew, Howgill, LA10 5HX (tel. 21529, Email: D1(king-size) T1 both e/s. EM by prior arrangement or transport provided into Sedbergh. Free WiFi, Packed lunches available. We are on the Dales Way, see Explorer map OL19 GR 636936.

"Howgills Hideaway" (Siobhan & David Stainton) Beck House, Howgill LA8 0BT 07866 448748 We have 3 fully equipped & heated timber glamping pods, each suitable for up to 3 adults on one double bed and one small double sofa bed, all bedding provided), tea/coffee facilities, microwave, fridge, hob, sink, toaster, TV/DVD. Luxury heated toilet & shower block. Relax on your own decking & toast marshmallows by your firepit. Breakfast, evening meals and packed lunches available. Drying facilities. Dogs welcome

Mr R Rodriguez, Howestone Barn, Whinfell, Kendal LA8 9EQ. (GR 562 981) (tel. 824373 email: ). D/T1 e/s (£32). Private lounge with woodburner, TV, fridge, tea/coffee. Balcony with views. D1 e/s (from £35)., TV, fridge, tea/coffee. With outside terrace. May be able to collect from Dales Way. EM if required £15.

Doreen Jenkinson, Crook Howe, Whinfell, Kendal, LA8 9EG. (tel. 824448 email:  ). F2 e/s (from £32 S from £42). EM £15 (pre book), packed lunch £3.50. Five minutes from Patton Bridge.
KENDAL (01539-)

All facilities. EC Thur. MD Wed & Sat.

Sheila Brindley, Bridge House, 65 Castle Street, LA9 7AD (near rail and bus stations) Former Station Masters house. (tel 07813 679411 email: ). T1(e/s). D1 (e/s) Each room has en-suite shower and there is a family bathroom walkers can use.  No dogs. No smoking. Drying facilities, garden and sitting room. TV, tea, coffee, Kendal mint cake in rooms. Delicious homemade bread and preserves. Close to a variety of restaurants, do phone for suggestions as weekends are particularly busy. Photos of rooms, bathrooms and garden on the website. 

Steven and Karen Dawson, Seasons Bed and Breakfast, 199 Windermere Road, LA9 5EY (tel: 736384, m 07967 391066, email: D1 (e/s) D1 (pte bath) T1 (shower and wc) (£30-£38). Washing and drying facilities available (small charge). Packed lunches on request. No children under 14, no pets. Transport to and from Burneside.

Hillside Guest House, Richard & Wendy , 4 Beast Banks LA9 4JW (tel:722836 email : ) Four star B&B with 6 en-suite rooms, S2 e/s (£40) D3 e/s(£38pp) T1 e/s (£38pp) All rooms have well stocked tea and coffee tray, boot trays, hairdryers and TV. No smoking. No Pets.

Mrs A Nicholson, Balcony House Guest House, 82 Shap Road, LA9 6DP (tel. 731402 e-mail ) D1 e/s, D/T1 e/s D1 pte bath. (from £30). No smoking, no dogs. Free pick-up/drop off service. Free use of nearby hotel pool/spa. Complimentary Kendal Mint Cake. 

Inoka & Chris Perera, Sonata Guest House, 19, Burneside Road, LA9 4RL. (Tel: 01539 732290, email: DBL2 all en-suite (SGL rate from £50-£70 , DBL from £70- £90 ). Packed lunch by prior arrangement. Freeview TV’s, Wi–Fi access, iron/ironing board on request, hair drier and tea/coffee making facilities. No smoking, No pets. Evening meals not available as plenty of places to eat nearby in Kendal town centre. 1.6 miles from Burneside, Dales Way. About 30-40 minutes on foot or 5 min taxi. 4 star.  

Heidi and Dave, School House Bed and Breakfast, 1 Castle Street, Kendal LA9 7AD Tel 720903 or 07929 066423 email Four star B&B with 3 ensuite rooms; 1 x family, 1 x king size double, 1 x king size double or twin. £32 - £40 pppn. Single occupancy £52 - £58 pppn. Separate entrance, well stocked tea and coffee tray, tv and dvd player, breakfast served in room.

Carus Green Golf Club, Burneside Road, Kendal LA9 6EB (Tel : 01539 721097, email  5* en-suite bedrooms. Double or twin from £80 per room.  Groups and single occupancy on request.  Bar & Restaurant on site.  Extensive Lounge Bar balcony overlooking the Lakeland Hills.  Approx 1 mile away from the Dales Way.

Kendal Independent Hostel, (GR 514 924). We are conveniently situated in the town centre, with restaurants, pubs and the Brewery Arts Centre very close by. 118-120 Highgate Kendal LA9 4HE. Open 7 days a week. Tel: 01539 724066 Mobile: 07795198197, . Shared rooms, singles/double/twin/family and group rooms. some rooms en-suite. Large self catering kitchen and dining room with lounge and log burner. Free drying room and WiFi. Washing facilities. Breakfast and pack lunches available. We are only a 5 min taxi ride from Burneside or the A6,  and 10 min ‘bus or train ride from Burneside.

BURNESIDE (01539-)

All facilities. Check in advance for availability of evening meal at Jolly Anglers.

Kim and Peter, The Jolly Anglers Inn, Burneside, LA9 6QS , 01539 732552. Situated in the middle of Burneside village The Jolly Anglers Inn offers comfortable Bed and Breakfast all year round with home cooked food served daily from 12pm – 3pm and 6pm – 8pm ( May – October) and 6pm-8pm Mon – Fri and 12pm -3pm and 6pm -8pm Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter months. We have a choice of 3 real ales on offer, beer garden. Our rooms are charged at £70.00 per night for double/twin and £50.00 for single occupancy.

Hollin Root Farm B&B, Hannah & Iain Bainbridge Hollin Root Farm, Garth Row, Skelsmergh, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9AT (tel. 01539 823638,  email, website ) A Lakeland farmhouse with Georgian and Victorian detailing set amidst the unspoilt English countryside of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. We provide characterful accommodation with our family hospitality. Our location is about half a mile from the Dales Way. Transport from the Dales Way near Chester Hag or Otter Bank by arrangement. We serve tea/ coffee and cake between 2-5pm and can provide evening meals £16pp and packed lunches £7 pp by arrangement. Transport to Kendal for an evening meal can be pre-arranged for a nominal charge. Potter Fell (D) Hollin Crag (K/T) and The Lodge (D/T/F/Dog friendly) Rooms, all en suite from £76 per room per night with Continental/Cumbrian breakfast. We welcome single walkers. Please enquire for single occupancy. Free WiFi, tea/coffee facilities, digital TV/DVD.

Stewart and Ann Menzies Tel 01539 735386 email Self- Contained Double Bedroom Apartment at Burneside.  Sunny Hills is a quiet self- contained apartment which overlooks beautiful countryside, the rivers Sprint and Kent and is set back from the road which leads into Kendal. The ground floor apartment has a spacious double bedroom with bedside radio and en-suite shower room/loo and a sitting room/dining/kitchen room with free wifi, flat screen T.V. and fridge. We supply all you will need to help yourself to a Continental breakfast. The village pub and golf club are both within a few minutes walk and provide excellent evening meals. Taxi number/Bus timetables are provided for going to Kendal (which is just a few minutes away) in the evening. (Some walkers like to stay an extra night as we are the last stop before Bowness which is a short walking day and then return to spend some time in nearby Kendal before returning home) Having walked The Dales Way ourselves we are aware of walkers requirements and provide a boot dryer, heated clothes airer and have drying facilities. Drinks tray with a selection of beverages, milk and cake/biscuits is complimentary during your stay. B &B with Packed lunches available.

Tony & Caroline HILL, 1 Churchill Court, BURNESIDE, LA9 6QW, offer a warm welcome in their comfortable home, in a quiet corner of Burneside. We have a large twin, en suite room, exclusively for Dales Way walkers. It includes a digital TV, free WiFI, mini fridge with soft drinks, beer and wine, a 'tuck shop' with snacks, goodies, even Compeed (all at cost price)!  You also have hot drinks making facilities. You can browse our extensive library of walking and mountaineering books. There's tea/coffee, cold drinks and cake on arrival. Your room is downstairs, next to our conservatory, overlooking the rear garden, where you can relax after your day's walk. We serve an extensive Continental style breakfast, at whatever time you wish. Price: £50 per person B&B, with no single supplement charge. Please note, The cost includes transport to a local pub for your evening meal (1.5 miles away). Packed lunches £7, flasks filled free. Drying facilities. Wet, tired walkers are made very welcome! Tony was a Lake District National Park ranger. Caroline is a retired NHS district nurse. We are both keen walkers, who have had many adventures at home and abroad. For enquiries and bookings, please email:

STAVELEY (01539-)

All facilities.

Mrs A Crawford, Li"le Hullets, 3 Seed Howe Cottages, LA8 9PP (tel. 821148, website: D1 T1 £65 based(both e/s), D1 (pte bath). (from £26, S £28-35). EM in nearby pubs (3 within 10 mins). Situated about 15 minutes from the route on the main road at the other end of the village. TV lounge. Drying facilities. Packed lunches.


All facilities. EC Thur. Tourist Information Centre.

Blenheim Lodge, R & J Duncan, Brantfell Road, LA23 3AE (tel: 015394 43440, Email: Single 3; Double 7 - one double can also be used for Twin or Triple occupancy. Rates vary through the year, including Public Holiday Weekends and Valentine's Day weekends. We normally require a minimum stay of any 2 consecutive nights; but we have a minimum stay of any 3 nights during public holiday long weekends. Quality B&B accommodation: 9 en-suite; 1 with private bath & handheld shower. Blenheim Lodge overlooks Lake Windermere and The Dales Way route. 1 minute walk from end of The Dales Way in Bowness. Restaurants and pubs 2-5 minutes walk. 9 rooms with stunning views of Lake Windermere. 1 with lovely tranquil view of Dales Way, fields, and woodlands. Free WiFi, lounge, outside taps for muddy boots. Non-smoking. We can hang up wet jackets and put wet boots in our boiler room but cannot guarantee that they will be dry for use the following day. For Special Offers see

Roy & Pam Fenwick, Craig Wood House, 119 Craig Walk, LA23 3AX (tel/fax: 44914, email: ). D2 T1 (e/s) (£30). No EM. No smoking. Tea/coffee facilities, TV in rooms.

Mrs S Macdonald, Annisgarth B&B, 48 Craig Walk, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2JT. (Tel:43866 e.mail: ) Rooms: D1 deluxe with Jacuzzi bath, D/T1 Queen e/s, D1 standard with private facilities next door (not shared). (£25 - £35). 2 night minimum applies at weekends.

Mr John and Mrs Gill Milburn, Holmlea Guest House, Kendal Road, LA23 3EW (tel. 42597 email: ). D4 T1 S2 (singles not e/s) (S £24-35, D/T £26-35). Central heating, TV, tea/coffee facilities. 200 yards from end of Dales Way. 3 mins walk from restaurants. Minimum booking 2 nights weekend, 3 nights BH.

Mr J Tomlinson, Bowfell Cottage, Middle Entrance Drive, Storrs Park, LA23 3JY (GR 403 951, 1 mile S of town centre on A5074) (tel. 44835). D1 e/s (£28) T1 (£24) F/D1 (£26). EM (£13.50).

Invergarry Guest House, 3 Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, LA23 2EW. 4* Traditional Victorian Six-bedroom (room-only) guest house just for adults. Ideally situated midway between Windermere and Bowness. Ideal for train station, Lake Windermere and the Dales Way. All rooms with private ensuite shower or bath.T: 015394 44561  M: 07502 429633  W:

Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa .Telephone 015394 87890. 23 Church Street, LA23 3DF
Perfectly positioned with stunning views over Windermere Lake and located within staggering distance at the end of the Dales Way. Book in for a celebratory afternoon tea at the end of your walk ( non-residents welcome) , or book a well-deserved relaxing stay in one of our 106 rooms and make use of the sauna, steam room and 20 metre pool, or treat yourself to a Elemis massage in our spa. Dinner can also be booked in our restaurant or bar snacks served in the lounge both rooms overlooking the lake.


The following hostels are on or near the Dales Way. Details of opening times for Youth Hostels should be checked from the YHA Accommodation Guide or from YHA Northern Regional Office, P.O. Box 11, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 2XA (tel. 01629-825850, fax. 01629-824571).


Kettlewell Hostel - See entry under Kettlewell B&Bs



KENDAL (GR 514 924)

Kendal Independent Hostel - See entry under Kendal B&Bs


YHA Windermere. High Cross, Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LA (tel: 0845 371 9452 , or 015394 43543) , email Also camping for £10 per person per night.


There are not many camp sites on the Dales Way, but some farmers may allow small parties to pitch tents. In the interests of good relations with farmers please do not camp without permission. The following camp sites could be useful.


LEEDS LINK - Clarion Lodge Campsite, West Chevin Road, Menston, nr Ilkley, Leeds. LS29 6BG. (Tel 0113 2841142). Website;  Email; We accommodate tents, campervans, caravans & motorhomes.  There are 10 hard standings with optional electric hook up and two tent areas. We have a men & women's toilet/shower block with 24-hour hot water as well as washing up facilities in our Log Cabin. On site we have 3 Glamping Pods you can book to stay in. Our telephone number is 0113 284 1142 Our email is Booking available at

Mrs A Foster, Howgill Lodge, Barden, Skipton, BD23 6DJ (GR 064 592) (tel: 01756-720655).

Mrs Pam Knowles-Fitton, Knowles Lodge, Appletreewick, Skipton BD23 6DQ (GR 059 593) (tel: 01756-720228, fax. 720381). Camping in bottom meadow £3 p.p.

Georgina Farnell and Grant Hinchliffe, Ainhams House, Appletreewick, Skipton, BD23 6DD (GR 040 601) (tel: 01756-720275).

Masons Campsite, Appletreewick BD23 6DD. (Tel: 01756 720275). Website;

GRASSINGTON CAMPSITE. Pop up site open during school summer holidays close to Dales Way 

Wood Nook Caravan Park, Skirethorns, Threshfield, Skipton, BD23 5NU (GR 972 641) (tel: 01756-752412. Website:

Kettlewell Camping, Kettlewell, Upper Wharfedale, BD23 5RE email Tel 07930379079

Sweetbriar B&B and Campsite, Colin & Cecilia Harvey, Sweetbriar, Starbotton, Skipton, BD23 5HY (01756 761 307) Campsite Facilities; Portaloo and outside tap. Tea/Coffee & Breakfast rolls available request on arrival. Open on selected dates from May 31st – Oct 31st please phone to book, Thanks.

Buckden Camping. Camping at two locations around farmhouse hub facilities with meadowland tent pitches for tents and trailers by the river and three comfortable camping pods.

NETHERGILL FARM - Nature barn offers tea, coffee, squash and homemade flapjack. Toilet facilities, information, cards and paintings, payment on an honesty system. Wild camping available with access to shared kitchen and toilet facilities.  Malcolm and Helen Thomas, Nethergill Farm, Oughtershaw, Buckden, BD23 5JS (GR 863822) tel. 01756 380 581 email: 


DENT & SEDBERGH (015396-)

Diane Wharton, Ewegales Farm, Cowgill, Dent LA10 5RH (GR 755 867) Tel 07908932379  

K.Tyson, Conder Farm, Dent, Sedbergh, LA10 5QT (GR 706 868). Tel: 015875-277.

Mrs M E Taylor, High Laning Farm Caravan & Camping Park, Dent, Sedbergh, (GR 702 870). Tel: 25239.

Mrs Mary Airey, Waterside Farm, Firbank Sedbergh LA10 5EF (tel. 20616/20069). Fully equipped 4-berth static caravan. Packed lunches and transport by arrangement. Sorry, no dogs, as this is a working farm.

Mrs R Erwig, 2 Annisgarth House, Annisgarth Avenue, LA23 2HF (tel. 48049 email: ). D1 (e/s) T1 S1 £19.25-23.27. Meals nearby in town. No smoking. 600m from end/start of Dales Way.

Mrs J Postlethwaite, Bramaskew, Howgill, LA10 5HX (tel. 21529 email: ). GR 636936, on Dales Way, Explorer map OL19. D1(king-size) T1 both e/s. Pre booked evening meal.   Camping pitches available.

Lincolns Inn Bridge Farm offers a small camping site just over the river from the Dales Way at the foot of the Howgill Fells near Sedbergh (easily accessible over Lincolns Inn Bridge A684). We have toilets, a shower, hot and cold water and a brew room with kettle, toaster and microwave. We also have a covered sitting area where you can look out over the river. Well behaved dogs are welcome, All will be met with a friendly welcome from Ann, Andrew or Philip Page Contact Tel 015396 21320 Mob 07812397872 Email    



Mr & Mrs Dixon, Grayrigg Foot, Grayrigg LA8 9BS, near Kendal, Cumbria (tel 01539 824655 ). Situated directly on Dales Way, beautiful site for 7 tents, flat, river runs through field. £7 per night, pay on arrival. Wash basin & Toilet for use.

Camping at Lambrigg. A beautiful place to camp with views of the Howgills. Right next to the Dalesway. Very flat ground in a small paddock with Rosie, Granty and Katy Bess the ponies as your neighbours. Compost toilet and stone barn with sofas to use as a sitting room if it's raining. Outdoor fire pit, wood provided at an extra cost. Supplies delivered if booked at least 24 hours in advance. £10 per person per night. Please contact Kate on 0744 3656855 or



Mr & Mrs D Bowler, Camping & Caravanning Club Site, Millcrest, Shap Road, Skelsmergh, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6NY (GR 526 948) (tel. 01539-741363). Open end March to end October.


Camping possible at Burneside Hall (as you enter the village on your left). (Tel 01539 722017).

Sprint Mill: the Dales Way passes through our garden on the bank of the River Sprint. We can offer camping and undercover space if the weather is terrible and provide simple food supplies if required. Make contact with us-Edward and Romola Acland-on 01539 725168 or 07806 065602 to discuss your      An added interest is the opportunity to look around Sprint Mill itself, and its weird and wonderful contents or have a swim in a river pool.


YHA Windermere. High Cross, Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LA (tel: 0845 371 9452 , or 015394 43543 , email Camping for £10 per person per night. The campsite has a camping block with its own self-catering kitchen, toilet and showers. Campers are also welcome to use the hostel facilities that include evening meals, bar, Wi-Fi, drying room, and a warm dry place to spend some time on a cold rainy day.


Facilities provided include simple bunkhouse accommodation, toilet (including shower) and cooking facilities, an eating area and a drying room. Self-catering facilities include cutlery and crockery. Dairy produce, etc, can often be ordered in advance. Sleeping bags may be hired. Overnight fees are about £5 per person per night. There is a maximum of three consecutive nights at any one barn. Bookings should be made direct to the owners concerned. Advance booking is preferred. The following are all members of the Dales Way Association.


The Station Inn, Ribblehead, LA6 3AS (a mile west of Gearstones on the B6255, GR 763 791) (tel. 01524-241274) has bunkhouse accommodation for 32 (2 x 6 persons, 1 x 9, 1 x 11).


Elaine Johnson, Whernside Manor, Dent, Cumbria (GR 726 859). Tel: 015396-25213 or 01772-863889. A cooked breakfast can be provided by arrangement.


Howgills Barn, 8 bedroom renovated Barn (mainly bunk style). Every room offers en-suite shower room. A 5 minute walk from the centre of Sedbergh. Prices per person from £30 per night (mid week only). Free wifi, communal lounge with SKY TV, Sonos music system, Kitchens, Games room and 5 acre games field. Stunning views and enjoy a g and t on the patio over looking the fells as the sun goes down. Contact freephone 0800 8 32 16 32, email:  website


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