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.

Itin A:   5D / 6N       £680 pp *

Day 1: Skipton to Malham (11.5m)
Day 2: Malham to Austwick (11.4m)
Day 3: Austwick to Ireby (15.6m)
Day 4: Ireby to Crooklands (15m)
Day 5: Crooklands to Kendal (12.5m)

 

£760 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£680 per person (based on two sharing)
£665 per person (based on group of 3 or more)

 

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Itin B:   3D / 4N       £470 pp *

Day 1: Skipton to Austwick (22.7m)
Day 2: Austwick to Kirkby Lonsdale (21.3m)
Day 3: Kirkby Lonsdale to Kendal (20.4m)

 

£540 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£470 per person (based on two sharing)
£445 per person (based on group of 3)
£440 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Itin C:   4D / 5N       £570 pp *

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)

 

£650 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£570 per person (based on two sharing)
£550 per person(based on group of 3 or more)

 

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Itin D:   6D / 7N       £785 pp *

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)

 

£885 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£785 per person (based on two sharing)
£775 per person (based on group of 3 or more)

 

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Itin E:   9D / 10N       £1115 pp *

Day 1: Skipton to Airton (9.3m)
Day 2: Airton to Settle (8.6m)
Day 3: Settle to Austwick (5.6m)
Day 4: Austwick to Ingleton (9.6m)
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)

 

£1,250 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,115 per person (based on two sharing)
£1,110 per person (based on group of 3 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.

Itin A

£170 per person (single)
£90 per person (based on two people)
£15 per person per day (based on group of 3 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Itin B

£145 per person (single)
£75 per person (based on two people)
£50 per person (based on group of 3)
£15 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Itin C

£160 per person (single)
£80 per person (based on two people)
£15 per person per day (based on group of 3 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Itin D

£200 per person (single)
£100 per person (based on two people)
£15 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Itin E

£275 per person (single)
£140 per person (based on two people)
£15 per person per day (based on group of 3 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

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £65.00 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.

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

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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