The Inn Way... series of walking guide books by Mark Reid offer an enjoyable and unique approach to discovering the wonderful countryside of England’s North Country... as well as its wealth of hidden and unspoilt pubs.

The Inn Way - the Ultimate Pub Walks

Discover for yourself the rich and varied landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District, North York Moors, Northumberland and Peak District. Inspirational landscapes, beautiful villages, local food and drink, history and heritage, classic country pubs - it's what walking is all about.

Inn to Inn walking holidays

Spend several days walking from pub to pub through spectacular landscapes, travelling slowly and gently on foot, which allows more time to savour the special qualities that make these areas unique.

The Inn Way... to the Yorkshire Dales
76 miles, 6 days, 26 pubs

The Inn Way... to the Peak District
84 miles, 6 days, 51 pubs

The Inn Way... to the North York Moors
89 miles, 6 days, 31 pubs

The Inn Way... to the English Lake District
90 miles, 7 days, 44 pubs

The Inn Way... to Northumberland
94 miles, 6 days, 48 pubs

"His guides fuse local history, geography and geology with crystal-clear navigation."
The Sunday Times

"The latest book by acclaimed rambling scribe Mark Reid, it once again draws upon his extensive knowledge of the North Country's footpaths, historic villages and premiership boozers."
The Guardian

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Boots & Beer Walking Weekenders

Social Hiking, as it should be!


Evening entertainment (including pub quiz), choice of guided walks with Mark Reid, goodie bag & Black Sheep T-shirt, plus much more...

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Hill Skills & Outdoor Adventures


  • Map Reading courses
  • Navigation Skills weekends (NNAS)
  • Hill & Mountain Skills (Mountain Training)
  • Outdoor Adventure Weekends
  • Guided Mountain Walks
  • Corporate Team Events
  • Charity Challenge Walks

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NetWalking in Yorkshire

The inspirational way to grow your business. Think differently and join Mark Reid and a group of like-minded business people as we stride out through the Yorkshire countryside, with time to chat, think, reflect and discuss.

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Dales Winter Escape


Dales Winter Escape

15th - 17th January 2016
Askrigg, Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales

3 days of fabulous walking in the Yorkshire Dales, followed by convivial evenings at the Kings Arms at Askrigg (used as the 'Drovers Arms' in the TV series 'All Creatures Great and Small' about vet James Herriot).

Friday - Mill Gill Force, Whitfield Force, Nappa Hall
Saturday - Bainbridge, Addlebrough, Worton
Sunday - Oxclose Road, River Ure and Woodhall


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Mountains & Fells
of the Yorkshire
Dales Blog

The Calf (676m) & Fell Head (640m)


The Calf (676m) & Fell Head (640m), in the Howgill Fells

Walked on the 17th October 2015, as part of a 2-day backpacking trip

Route: Sedbergh, Winder, Arant Haw, Calders, The Calf, Fell Head, Cautley Spout & Great Dummacks

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