Yorkshire Wolds Way
78 mile National Trail through the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds

The Wolds Way is probably the least well-known of our National Trails, but its very quietness and lack of commercialism are proving to be principal attributes. At 78 miles this is journey from the Humber estuary to the dramatic Cleveland coast through the gentle chalk hills of the Yorkshire Wolds in typical downland scenery, with chalk grassland peppered with poppies, patches of woodlands and dry valleys. The trail was originally an initiative of the Ramblers Association and went on to become the tenth National Trail launched by the then Countryside Commission.

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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.

Daily mileages range from 13 miles to 18 miles

 

£515 per person (based on two sharing)
Includes personal transport from Wharram le Street to Malton/Scagglethorpe on days 3-4

 

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Daily mileages range from 12 miles to 17 miles

 

£590 per person (based on two sharing)
Includes personal transport from Wharram le Street to Malton/Scagglethorpe on days 3-4

 

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Daily mileages range from 9.5 miles to 13 miles

 

£685 per person (based on two sharing)
Includes personal transport from Wharram le Street to Malton/Scagglethorpe on days 3-4

 

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Daily mileages range from 8 miles to 13 miles

 

£780 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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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)
£85 per person (based on two people)
£60 per person (based on group of 3)
£50 per person (based on group of 4)
£9.00 per person per day (based on group of 5 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£190 per person (single)
£95 per person (based on two people)
£70 per person (based on group of 3)
£60 per person (based on group of 4)
£9.00 per person per day (based on group of 5 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£240 per person (single)
£120 per person (based on two people)
£80 per person (based on group of 3)
£9.00 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 Wolds Way is probably the least well-known of our National Trails, but its very quietness and lack of commercialism are proving to be principal attributes. The route, which follows the crescent of chalk uplands stretching from Hessle on the banks of the Humber in the south, northwards to Filey Brigg, was designated a national trail more than 21 years ago. In the nearby Dales, and the North York Moors National Parks, footpath erosion is a growing problem, but here, meeting a fellow walker is rare enough to be an event. There are big fields on the Wold tops, and enormous skies, but when you drop into the dry valleys, you enter a different world.

A walk along the Wolds Way is a completely different experience to what is found in the Lakes or the Dales, and this walk is ideal for those looking for what they hope will be gentle introduction to multi-day walking. The Yorkshire Wolds Way offers good walking for anyone. It is relatively low level, and definitely not a “challenge” walk, but a satisfying experience, and good holiday

OS Explorer Maps
293 - Kingston upon Hull & Beverley
294 - Market Weighton & Yorkshire Wolds Central
300 - Howardian Hills & Malton

301 - Scarborough, Bridlington & Flamborough Head

Guide Books
"The Cleveland Way and the Yorkshire Wolds Way" by Paddy Dillon - Published by Cicerone - ISBN: 978-1852848231

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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Walkers' Testimonials

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4 Replies to “Yorkshire Wolds Way”

  1. October 2018. Just walked The Yorkshire Wolds Way and all the overnights were organised by Brigantes including lifts to the b and b’s which were away from the path. Everything went like clockwork. Thank you. We’ll use you again definitely.
    The Wolds Way is wonderful, a hidden gem.

  2. Hi just a quick message to thank Brigantes for organising our Yorkshire wolds way walk. Everything was organised perfectly. The accomodation was fantastic and baggage transfer service was wonderful. We will certainly be using your services again. Yorkshire wolds way is an amazingly beautiful walk and we were blessed with lovely weather.
    Thank You
    Julie and Pam

  3. I finished Yorkshire Wolds Way just over a week ago. What a wonderful walk this is! If you’re after vast panoramic views, big skies, open fields, steep hills and valleys, and if you’re looking for peace and quiet, then this is the walk for you!! I used Brigantes for the first time and was really impressed – one hundred per cent reliable (baggage transfer always on time) and first-class accommodation. The holiday was hassle-free and very relaxing indeed.

  4. I booked the Wolds Way walk hoping for a relaxing trip to help me recover from serious illness. The walk was wonderful and Brigantes booked us into lovely accommodation making everything very easy and straight forward. This is a little known route but one I would highly recommend for ease of navigation and beautiful mellow scenery. Some of the villages have no internet or television and this was bliss as we could truly relax and make friends with fellow travellers. Thixendale in particular was really special.

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