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Newton Grange is a wonderful location for a walking holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, with footpaths and bridleways from the doorstep.

Enjoy a circular walk along the Pennine Way and the Leeds Liverpool Canal. 
Take a leisurely stroll along the River Wharfe at Bolton Abbey and explore Strid Wood.

Climb the Yorkshire Dales ‘Three Peaks’, enjoying the views from Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. Or enjoy a rewarding climb to the top of Great Whernside and Buckden Pike in Upper Wharfedale for some breathtaking views and dramatic scenery.

Walking holidays in the dales

Yorkshire Dales Walking Holidays

  • Self guided walking routes from the doorstep
  • Accredited Walker friendly Self Catering Accommodation
    • Outside tap for boot washing
    • Washer & tumbler drier
    • Outside drying facilities
    • First aid kits
  • Accessible location in idyllic countryside setting, 6 miles from Skipton

Holiday Cottages

Stay in one of our Holiday Cottages near Skipton to enjoy exploring the Yorkshire Dales this year.

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Walks from the doorstep

Banks Hill – a short walk over the canal bridge next to Newton Grange, to take in the views of Malham Cove, Pendle Hill and Sharphaw.

Leeds Liverpool Canal - watch the colourful canal boats travel through the locks at Bank Newton.  Follow the canal towpath for 2 miles to East Marton and enjoy a home cooked meal at Abbots Harbour.

The Pennine Way – walk across the Home Meadow to join the Pennine Way footpath and follow it to Malham.  Experience the joy of ‘walking free’ as Brigantes English Walks provide a baggage transfer service to your next destination.


Bank Newton canal locks
Leeds Liverpool canal
Walking along Leeds Liverpool canal

Walking Holidays in the Yorkshire Dales

  • Beautiful self catering cottages
  • Washing & drying facilities
  • Outside tap
  • First aid kit
  • Private Hire Taxi firm in Gargrave
  • Co-op Supermarket in Gargave village
  • Cash point in Gargrave
Walking on Great Whernside
Yorkshire Dales group walking holiday
Fell running Yorkshire Dales

Local Walks

Gargrave, Flasby & Sharphaw - Take a walk up Sharphaw from Gargrave to enjoy fabulous 360 degree views of the Yorkshire Dales, Airedale and Pendle Hill.

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail - A stunning walk through oak woodlands to see spectacular waterfalls.

The Dales Way - Enjoy walking a section of the Dalesway alongside the River Wharfe from Bolton Abbey, Burnsall or Grassington.

The Dales High Way – Newton Grange is a short distance away from the route of the Dales High Way, a dramatic 90 mile route across the Yorkshire Dales Saltaire to Appleby-in-Westmoreland.  Access different sections of the route via the train stations in Gargrave or Skipton.

Walks from the Settle-Carlisle Line – Enjoy one of 32 walks from the Dales Rail Trails Guide, accessed from different stations on the Settle Carlisle line. 

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