Abbeys Amble
103 mile circular walk linking three North Yorkshire abbeys

The Abbeys Amble is a long-distance path in North Yorkshire, England. It is a circular walk of 103 miles (165 km), starting and ending at Ripon Cathedral. It links three abbeys, Fountains Abbey, Bolton Abbey and Jervaulx Abbey, and three castles, Ripley Castle, Bolton Castle and Middleham Castle.

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Holiday Packages

All our Standard Itineraries include:

  • Hand-picked accommodation in B&Bs / guest houses / inns / small hotels
  • En-suite facilities where available
  • Breakfast
  • Daily baggage transfers from our own team of local drivers
  • All booking fees

We will also endeavour to include all these in any custom itinerary you wish to build for this walk.

Day 1: Ripon to Ripley (11.9m)
Day 2: Ripley to Blubberhouses (14.6m)
Day 3: Blubberhouses to Appletreewick (15m)
Day 4: Appletreewick to Cray (16.8m)
Day 5: Cray to Redmire (12.6m)
Day 6: Redmire to Masham (16.8m)
Day 7: Masham to Ripon (14.7m)

£795 per person (single)
£685 per person (based on two sharing)
£645 per person (based on group of 3)
£625 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

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Day 1: Ripon to Ripley (11.9m)
Day 2: Ripley to Blubberhouses (14.6m)
Day 3: Blubberhouses to Appletreewick (15m)
Day 4: Appletreewick to Kettlewell (10.8m)
Day 5: Kettlewell to Thoralby (12.7m)
Day 6: Thoralby to Middleham (11.9m)
Day 7: Middleham to Masham (10.5m)
Day 8: Masham to Ripon (14.7m)

 

£875 per person (single)
£765 per person (based on two sharing)
£725 per person (based on group of 3)
£705 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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* All headline holiday prices are shown per person, based on two people sharing.

Baggage Transfer

Baggage Transfer is automatically included in the price of all our Walking Holiday packages.

These prices are for anyone planning their own holiday and just need bags moving from one stop to the next.

£230 per person (single)
£120 per person (based on two sharing)
£80 per person (based on group of 3)
£8.50 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

Max 17kg per bag

£240 per person (single)
£130 per person (based on two people)
£90 per person (based on group of 3)
£8.50 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

Max 17kg per bag

Note: If you are booking accommodation in an Airbnb, you must ensure that there will either be someone available to take collection/delivery of your bags or that they have appropriate, secure storage in the event that the proprietor is absent.

Walk Information

  • Holiday Options
  • Walk Info
  • Maps & Guide Books

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £50.00 per person per night

Solo Travellers
Solo travellers please contact us or use the booking form to send your proposed itinerary including dates, and we will price accordingly. Where possible, we take advantage of existing bookings from other clients to ensure you receive a cost effective service.

Alternative Itineraries
For alternative itineraries to those provided for this route, please contact us, or use the Booking Form to submit your proposed itinerary and number of participants and we will quote accordingly.

Walking Season Dates
Prices are based on the walk starting after 1st April and ending before 30th September. For walks outside those dates, please contact us. We provide a reduced out of season service, but still manage to meet the needs of most customers who contact us during this period.

Walk Information
The Abbey’s Amble is a long-distance path in North Yorkshire, England. It is a circular walk of 103 miles (165 km), starting and ending at Ripon Cathedral. It links three abbeys, Fountains Abbey, Bolton Abbey and Jervaulx Abbey, and three castles, Ripley Castle, Bolton Castle and Middleham Castle.

OS Explorer Maps
OL27 - North York Moors - Eastern area
OL30 - Yorkshire Dales - Northern & Central areas

Guide Books
"Abbeys Amble" by John E. Eckersley - Published by John E Eckersley (May 1999)
ISBN 978-0953586202

ViewRanger Digital Maps
Digital Maps can be viewed on a modern smartphone using an appropriate ‘app’, which is usually provided as part of any map purchase. Brigantes are happy to recommend ViewRanger for all your digital mapping and mobile navigation needs.

The ViewRanger Shop provides Ordnance Survey maps for all parts of the UK, as well as the National Trail and selected Long Distance Paths. Map segments can also be purchased ad-hoc, allowing you to cover any walk you plan to take.

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