Grassington to the West Coast
95 miles from Grassington in the Dales to the West coast

Walk from Grassington in the middle of England to the West Coast. A fine, un-crowded walk from the middle of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, of almost exactly 95 miles. The walk can be completed in 7 days or you can take 9 or 10 or 11 days. You can find the sister walk, to the East Coast, here: Grassington to the East Coast.

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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: Grassington to Settle (14.1m)
Day 2: Settle to Ingleton (14.8m)
Day 3: Ingleton to Barbon (11.2m)
Day 4: Barbon to Burton in Kendal (12.1m)
Day 5: Burton in Kendal to Grange over Sands (13.1m)
Day 6: Grange over Sands to Canal Foot, Ulverston (14.8m)
Day 7: Canal Foot to Rampside (12.7)

 

£1,020 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£850 per person (based on two sharing)
£795 per person (based on group of 3)
£765 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Grassington to Austwick (19.6m)
Day 2: Austwick to Barbon (20.5m)
Day 3: Barbon to Arnside (21.1m)
Day 4: Arnside to Canal Foot, Ulverston (18.9m)
Day 5: Canal Foot to Rampside (12.7)

 

£795 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£655 per person (based on two sharing)
£610 per person (based on group of 3)
£585 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Grassington to Settle (14.1m)
Day 2: Settle to Ingleton (14.8m)
Day 3: Ingleton to Kirkby Lonsdale (15.6m)
Day 4: Kirkby Lonsdale to Arnside (16.7m)
Day 5: Arnside to Canal Foot, Ulverston (18.9m)
Day 6: Canal Foot to Rampside (12.7)

 

£890 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£740 per person (based on two sharing)
£695 per person (based on group of 3)
£670 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Grassington to Malham (7.8m)
Day 2: Malham to Feizor (10.1m)
Day 3: Feizor to Ingleton (11m)
Day 4: Ingleton to Barbon (11.2m)
Day 5: Barbon to Burton in Kendal (12.1m)
Day 6: Burton in Kendal to Arnside (9m)
Day 7: Arnside to Cartmel (7m)
Day 8: Cartmel to Canal Foot, Ulverston (11.9m)
Day 9: Canal Foot to Baycliffe (7.2m)
Day 7: Baycliffe to Rampside (5.5)

 

£1,380 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,150 per person (based on two sharing)
£1,075 per person (based on group of 3)
£1,035 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.

£345 per person (single)
£175 per person (based on two people)
£120 per person (based on group of 3)
£90 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£285 per person (single)
£145 per person (based on two people)
£100 per person (based on group of 3)
£75 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£300 per person (single)
£150 per person (based on two people)
£105 per person (based on group of 3)
£80 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£465 per person (single)
£234 per person (based on two people)
£160 per person (based on group of 3)
£100 per person (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
  • Transport
  • Walk Info
  • Maps & Guide Books

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £60.00 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.

Personal Transport
From our parking facility in Kirkby Malham to Grassington, and return from Barrow in Furness.

£260 (single passenger)
£130 per person
(2 passengers)
£90 per person (3 passengers)
£70 per person (4 to 7 passengers)

Walk Information
The route from Grassington to the West Coast is 100 miles of fine country walking. It is set out to be completed in 7 days, but because there are more places to stay it can be extended to as many as 12 days.

This walk takes in a lot of the most popular natural features in the Yorkshire Dales, but heads out into some really wonderful wild places as well. The crowning glory is the brilliant light that always seems to shine out of the wide open sea and sand of Morecambe Bay.

OS Explorer Maps
OL2 - Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas
OL6 - English Lakes - South-western area
OL7 - English Lakes - South-eastern area
OL41 - Forest of Bowland & Ribblesdale

Guide Books
"Grassington to the West Coast" by John White - Published by Fractal Press ISBN: 978-1870735353

Mobile Digital Mapping
Digital maps can be viewed on most modern smartphones using an appropriate app, downloaded from the app store associated with your device. Brigantes recommend that whichever app you use, it should support Ordnance Survey 1:25k or 1:50k scale maps. There are many apps to choose from, but the two main providers are Ordnance Survey and Memory Map.

Each provider’s app has its own benefits, but both provide all-important offline navigation, meaning your device does not need a mobile signal to work effectively on the trail.

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