Tidewater Way
92 mile walk connecting the tidal water of the east and west

A route connecting the tidal waters of the west coast with those of the east, thus laying the claim to be a coast to coast walk. The Way follows the Rivers Lune and Wenning, crossing the Pennine Way National Trail near Malham, the Dales Way in Wharfedale and using parts of the Ebor Way. Part of the proceeds of sales are donated to Christian Aid. The walk officially finishes in Ulleskelf, but as there is no accommodation there, we have concluded our itineraries in nearby Bolton Percy.

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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: Lancaster to High Bentham (16.1m)
Day 2: High Bentham to Stainforth (11.5m)
Day 3: Stainforth to Linton (13.6m)
Day 4: Stainforth to Addingham (13.6m)
Day 5: Addingham to Bramhope (14.1m)
Day 6: Bramhope to Wetherby (14.2m)
Day 7: Wetherby to Bolton Percy (12.8m)

 

£870 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£720 per person (based on two sharing)
£670 per person (based on group of 3)
£645 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Lancaster to Austwick (23.2m)
Day 2: Austwick to Appletreewick (22.5m)
Day 3: Appletreewick to Bramhope (22.6m)
Day 4: Bramhope to Bolton Percy (27m)

 

£585 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£475 per person (based on two sharing)
£440 per person (based on group of 3)
£420 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Lancaster to High Bentham (16.1m)
Day 2: High Bentham to Malham (18.4m)
Day 3: Malham to Addingham (23.1m)
Day 4: Addingham to Harewood (20.8m)
Day 5: Harewood to Bolton Percy (21.7m)

 

£675 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£555 per person (based on two sharing)
£515 per person (based on group of 3)
£495 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Lancaster to High Bentham (16.1m)
Day 2: High Bentham to Stainforth (11.5m)
Day 3: Stainforth to Burnsall (16.7m)
Day 4: Burnsall to Ilkley (13.4m)
Day 5: Ilkley to Harewood (17.3m)
Day 6: Harewood to Bolton Percy (21.7m)

 

£775 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£635 per person (based on two sharing)
£590 per person (based on group of 3)
£570 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Lancaster to Hornby (10.1m)
Day 2: Hornby to Clapham (12.6m)
Day 3: Clapham to Malham (12.2m)
Day 4: Malham to Burnsall (12.6m)
Day 5: Burnsall to Ilkley (13.4m)
Day 6: Ilkley to Bramhope (10.6m)
Day 7: Bramhope to Wetherby (14.2m)
Day 8: Wetherby to Bolton Percy (12.8m)

 

£960 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£800 per person (based on two sharing)
£745 per person (based on group of 3)
£720 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Lancaster to Hornby (10.1m)
Day 2: Hornby to Clapham (12.6m)
Day 3: Clapham to Malham (12.2m)
Day 4: Malham to Burnsall (12.6m)
Day 5: Burnsall to Addingham (10.5m)
Day 6: Addingham to Menston (9.3m)
Day 7: Menston to Harewood (10.8m)
Day 8: Harewood to Boston Spa (12.1m)
Day 9: Boston Spa to Bolton Percy (9.6m)

 

£1,060 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£880 per person (based on two sharing)
£820 per person (based on group of 3)
£790 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Lancaster to Hornby (10.1m)
Day 2: Hornby to High Bentham (7m)
Day 3: High Bentham to Feizor (9.3m)
Day 4: Feizor to Malham (9.1m)
Day 5: Malham to Linton (9.5m)
Day 6: Linton to Appletreewick (5.1m)
Day 7: Appletreewick to Addingham (9.1m)
Day 8: Addingham to Menston (9.3m)
Day 9: Menston to Harewood (10.8m)
Day 10: Harewood to Boston Spa (12.1m)
Day 11: Boston Spa to Bolton Percy (9.6m)

 

£1,235 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,035 per person (based on two sharing)
£970 per person (based on group of 3)
£940 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Lancaster to Hornby (10.1m)
Day 2: Hornby to High Bentham (7m)
Day 3: High Bentham to Austwick (7.7m)
Day 4: Feizor to Malham (10.7m)
Day 5: Malham to Linton (9.5m)
Day 6: Linton to Appletreewick (5.1m)
Day 7: Appletreewick to Addingham (9.1m)
Day 8: Addingham to Menston (9.3m)
Day 9: Menston to Harewood (10.8m)
Day 10: Harewood to Wetherby (8.9m)
Day 11: Wetherby to Tadcaster (8.5m)
Day 12: Tadcaster to Bolton Percy (4.3m)

 

£1,355 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,135 per person (based on two sharing)
£1,060 per person (based on group of 3)
£1,025 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.

£305 per person (single)
£155 per person (based on two sharing)
£105 per person (based on group of 3)
£80 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£225 per person (single)
£115 per person (based on two sharing)
£80 per person (based on group of 3)
£60 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£245 per person (single)
£125 per person (based on two sharing)
£85 per person (based on group of 3)
£65 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£280 per person (single)
£140 per person (based on two sharing)
£95 per person (based on group of 3)
£75 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

Max 17kg per bag

£325 per person (single)
£165 per person (based on two sharing)
£110 per person (based on group of 3)
£85 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£360 per person (single)
£180 per person (based on two sharing)
£120 per person (based on group of 3)
£90 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£400 per person (single)
£200 per person (based on two sharing)
£135 per person (based on group of 3)
£105 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£445 per person (single)
£225 per person (based on two sharing)
£150 per person (based on group of 3)
£115 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
A route connecting the tidal waters of the west coast with those of the east, thus laying the claim to be a coast to coast walk. The Way follows the Rivers Lune and Wenning, crossing the Pennine Way National Trail near Malham, the Dales Way in Wharfedale and using parts of the Ebor Way.

Part of the proceeds of sales are donated to Christian Aid. The walk officially finishes in Ulleskelf, but as there is no accommodation there, we have concluded our itineraries in nearby Bolton Percy.

OS Explorer Maps
OL2 - Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas
OL41 - Forest of Bowland & Ribblesdale
289 - Leeds
290 - York
297 - Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Guide Books
"Tidewater Way" by Tony Rablen (1996) - ISBN: 978-1871125276

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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