Outdoor Adventures

'Winter Dales Escape' Walking Weekend Askrigg, Yorkshire Dales

With Mark Reid FRGS – author of ‘The Inn Way’ & Mountain Leader

NB: we are currently unable to provide any outdoor clothing or kit. The evening social events will be subject to any Covid restrictions at the time of the event. 

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Beat those Winter Blues with our 3-day walking break in Wensleydale in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Based at Askrigg in the Yorkshire Dales, spend three days with Mark Reid walking through the stunning Wensleydale countryside – blow away the cobwebs, refresh and revitalise your mind, body & soul!

  • 3 days of fantastic walks in the Yorkshire Dales
  • Walks planned for you and guided by Mark Reid, so you don’t have to worry about route finding!
  • Mark will share his knowledge of the history, heritage & geography of the area
  • Social evenings at local pubs, including a quiz night!
  • Enjoy some superb winter walks, cosy pubs and crackling log fires

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Friday’s walk is optional; you can join us on Friday evening if you wish

Meet at 1pm: welcome briefing
1:30pm – 4:30pm: guided afternoon walk through Wensleydale, taking in the hidden gorges and wonderful waterfalls, ancient villages and beautiful views (6 miles)
Evening: meal at the Kings Arms, Askrigg

9:30am – 4:30pm: guided walk through Wensleydale, taking in the spectacular views from the summit of Addlebrough, Roman fort and road, the legends of the glacial lake and hidden Raydale (10 miles)
Evening: meal at the Kings Arms at Askrigg and a Pub Quiz

10am – 3pm: guided walk through Wensleydale taking in the dramatic viewpoint of Ellerkin Scar and the wild moorlands of Woodhall Greets (8 miles)
3pm: farewell drink at the Kings Arms, Askrigg

Please note: The precise routes will be chosen on the day, given weather and ground conditions, and the preferences of the group. All timings are approximate.

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This walking break will be based from the lovely village of Askrigg in the heart of Wensleydale, made famous many years ago as ‘Darrowby’ in the TV series All Creatures Great and Small. Elegant Georgian houses line the sweeping main street, complete with old Market Cross and ancient church, whilst the flat-topped summit of Addlebrough can be glimpsed in the distance above the rooftops. This part of Wensleydale is superb for walking, with lovely waterfalls, beautiful villages,  lots of history, fantastic views and great pubs. The weekend will be based at the fantastic Kings Arms, an historic coaching inn with high ceilings (complete with saddle hooks), inglenook fireplace and a warm welcome.

Askrigg boasts a range of accommodation from B&Bs and hotel to camping. We will send you a detailed list of accommodation when you make a booking with us.

Outdoor Adventures in the Yorkshire Dales




This includes:

  • 3-days of guided walks with Mark Reid (Mountain Leader)
  • Pub based social evenings, including a Pub Quiz
  • Use of our waterproof clothing if required
  • TeamWalking Loyalty Reward scheme
NB: The price of this walking break does not include accommodation, food or travel.
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