Lyke Wake Walk
40 mile walk along an old North York Moors coffin route

The Lyke Wake Walk is a complete crossing of the North Yorkshire Moors along their main east-west watershed between the Stone at grid reference 470994 and the Trig point at 971012, a distance of approximately 40 miles.

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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: Osmotherley to Blakey Ridge (19.9m)
Day 2: Blakey Ridge to Ravenscar (21.8m)

 

£295 per person (based on two sharing)
£255 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Osmotherley to Clay Bank Top (8.8m)
Day 2: Clay Bank Top to Blakey Ridge (9.6m)
Day 3: Blakey Ridge to Eller Beck Bridge (13.3m)
Day 4: Eller Beck Bridge to Ravenscar (8.5m)

 

£505 per person (based on two sharing)
£450 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)
£40 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£230 per person (single)
£115 per person (based on two people)
£80 per person (based on group of 3)
£60 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
  • 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 Lyke Wake Walk is a complete crossing of the North Yorkshire Moors along their main east-west watershed between the Stone at grid reference 470994 and the Trig point at 971012, a distance of approximately 40 miles.

For people considering completing the Lyke Wake Walk, essential reading is The Lyke Wake Walk Guide by Brian Smailes, and available direct from Challenge Publications www.chall-pub.co.uk or via the Lyke Wake Walk website, www.lykewake.org This contains helpful hints on the equipment needed and the best preparation for attempting the Walk. The route is described in detail, with full colour maps and photos. However, the moors are a living landscape, and any guide book, even this one, will go out of date almost as soon as it is published. Lyke Wake Walk website has an extra web page describing the latest route changes, designed to be printed out as a single-sheet supplement the Guide at this page.

OS Explorer Maps
OL26 - North York Moors - Western area
OL27 - North York Moors - Eastern area

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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