Kendal Limestone Way
Varied 63 mile walk exploring Kendal's limestone country

The route taken by the Kendal Limestone Way explores some of the remarkable and varied limestone landscapes of northern England. The Kendal Limestone Way is the name given by the author to a 63 mile (101km) long linear walk starting from the market town of Skipton in North Yorkshire and ending in the south Lake District town of Kendal. 

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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: Skipton to Malham (11.5m)
Day 2: Malham to Clapham (13.1m)
Day 3: Clapham to Ireby (13.5m)
Day 4: Ireby to Crooklands (15m)
Day 5: Crooklands to Kendal (12.5m)

 

£590 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£510 per person (based on two sharing)
£485 per person (based on group of 3)
£475 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Skipton to Feizor (21.1m)
Day 2: Feizor to Kirkby Lonsdale (23m)
Day 3: Kirkby Lonsdale to Kendal (20.4m)

 

£400 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£340 per person (based on two sharing)
£320 per person (based on group of 3)
£310 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Skipton to Settle (17.3m)
Day 2: Settle to Ingleton (14.8m)
Day 3: Ingleton to Crooklands (20m)
Day 4: Crooklands to Kendal (12.5m)

 

£500 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£430 per person (based on two sharing)
£405 per person (based on group of 3)
£395 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Skipton to Malham (11.5m)
Day 2: Malham to Austwick (11.4m)
Day 3: Austwick to Ingleton (9.6m)
Day 4: Ingleton to Kirkby Lonsdale (12m)
Day 5: Kirkby Lonsdale to Levens (14.1m)
Day 6: Levens to Kendal (8.6m)

 

£680 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£590 per person (based on two sharing)
£560 per person (based on group of 3)
£550 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Skipton to Airton (9.3m)
Day 2: Airton to Settle (8.6m)
Day 3: Settle to Clapham (7.3m)
Day 4: Clapham to Ingleton (7.5m)
Day 5: Ingleton to Ireby (6m)
Day 6: Ireby to Kirkby Lonsdale (7m)
Day 7: Kirkby Lonsdale to Crooklands (8m)
Day 8: Crooklands to Levens (6.1m)
Day 9: Levens to Kendal (8.6m)

 

£970 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£835 per person (based on two sharing)
£790 per person (based on group of 3)
£780 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.

£160 per person (single)
£80 per person (based on two people)
£55 per person (based on group of 3)
£8.50 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£120 per person (single)
£60 per person (based on two people)
£40 per person (based on group of 3)
£30 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£145 per person (single)
£75 per person (based on two people)
£50 per person (based on group of 3)
£40 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£185 per person (single)
£95 per person (based on two people)
£65 per person (based on group of 3)
£8.50 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£270 per person (single)
£135 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 route taken by the Kendal Limestone Way explores some of the remarkable and varied limestone landscapes of northern England. The Kendal Limestone Way is the name given by the author to a 63 mile (101km) long linear walk starting from the market town of Skipton in North Yorkshire and ending in the south Lake District town of Kendal. The walk can broadly be divided into three sections.

The greater part of the walk is through the limestone country of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The second, and shortest, section, crosses the lower Lune Valley between Lancashire and Cumbria. The final section visits the limestone area to the east of Morecambe Bay, the lower Kent Valley and the south-eastern tip of the Lake District National Park.

The route is almost entirely along field, woodland and riverside paths, canal towpaths, ancient tracks and bridleways and quiet country lanes.

OS Explorer Maps
OL2 - Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas
OL7 - English Lakes - South-eastern area

Guide Books
"The Kendal Limestone Way" by John Coppack 2016 - ISBN: 978-0956246844

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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