Official website of the Dales Way Association (DWA)

Dales Way Association


Useful Links

Absolute Escapes
Imaginative & Unique Travel Experience - self guided Walking Holiday's
Tel: +44 (0) 131 610 1210
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Acorn Holiday Cottage - Ingleton
Holiday Cottage - Ingleton
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Coast to Coast Walk
Wainwright's classic 190-mile long distance walk across Northern England.
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Cumbria County Council
This Authority has responsibility for a significant section of the Dales Way between the Yorkshire Dales and Lakes National Parks.
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Dales Discoveries
An insider's guide to the Yorkshire Dales packed with recommendations of things to see and do.
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Dales High Way
A 90 mile long distance walk from Saltaire to Appleby, exploring the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales and Eden valley.
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Information on bus transport within the Dales
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Dalesman Magazine
Dalesman - the best-selling regional magazine in the UK. For all the latest news on Yorkshire dales, places, people, events and history.
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Grassington Tourist Information Centre
Grassington Tourist Information Early Closing day is NOT Thursday
Tel:   01756 751690
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Howgills & Limestone Trail
76 mile long distance trail from Kirkby Stephen to Settle.
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Lake District National Park
Make the most of your arrival in the Lake District after walking the Dales Way.
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Lets Stay Yorkshire Dales
Dales Accommodation, Dedicated Accommodation, Eating Out and Tourist Guide for the Yorkshire Dales
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Long Distance Walkers Association
Extensive information on Long Distance Walks within the UK. Large selection of Meets.
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Nether Gill, Oughtershaw
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.
Tel:   01756 380 581
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Northern Rail
Most useful rail service for dales Way walkers, with online booking available.
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Northern Guiding
Guided walking holiday service, with accommodation booking, baggage transfers and qualified walk guide.
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Ordnance Survey
The site of the major producer of maps for the UK.
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Pennine Way Association
Looking after Britain's Premier National Trail - 270 miles from Edale in Deerbyshire to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish borders.
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Mid Pennine Way
165 miles from Hebden Bridge to Hadrian's Wall along the Heart of Britain's premier National Trail.
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Pennine Journey
A 247 mile long distance walk from Settle to Hadrian's Wall and back.
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Ramblers' Association
Representing the interests of all walkers in the outdoors. Campaigning for the upkeep of rights of way and access to the countryside.
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Ramblers Association Yorkshire
The Local Ramblers Association information site.
Tel:   01422 842558
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Rucksack Readers
Publishers of a Dales Way Guide in 2011
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Visit Sedbergh - 72 Main Street, LA10 5AD
Useful source of info for Dales Way walkers.
Tel:   015396 20125
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Sherpa Van Project
Detailed description & information on the Dales Way. Plan your walk on this site with facility to make accommodation reservations and arrange Door to Door Baggage Services. Maps & Guides.
Tel:   From UK 0871 520 0124 From Abroad 00 44 1748 825561
Fax:   UK 01748 825561 From Abroad 00 44 1748 825561
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Striding Edge
A video & retail company based in the Wasdale Valley in the English Lake District
Tel:   +44(0)019467 26090
Fax:   +44(0)019467 26050
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The Adventure People
We make exploring the world easy and bring adventure and touring holidays around the world to the people of the world through a huge choice of tours.  
Tel:   0208 004 8886
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The Three Peaks Project
A group of individuals & organisations who want to protect and enhance the special qualities of the distinctive and inspirational landscapes the three peaks area in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Tel:   0300 456 0030
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The Train Line
Make your rail transport bookings on the Internet.
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The Yorkshire Dales
Extensive site on information about the Yorkshire Dales and people.
Tel:   01274 480853
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Walking Forum
Walking Forum is a forum for discussing all aspects of country walking & hiking in the UK with boards for general chat, gear, photography, and all the popular UK walking destinations.
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Let us build & book a perfect walking holiday for you in the Yorkshire Dales. We will also plan, book & transfer your bags on your long distance walk on the Dales Way.
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Yorkshire Dales National Park
More than half the Dales Way lies in this National Park. View this site for information.
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Yorkshire Dales Society (now Friends of the Dales)
Enjoy the Dales even more by supporting this Society to protect the countryside. Walks & Talks
Tel:   01943 461938
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Yorkshire-Dales Dalesway
Information on the area and the Dales Way
Tel:   01274 546779
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Youth Hostels Association
Modest, up to date, accommodation for all ages.
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