Mark Reid, author of ‘The Inn Way’ guidebooks, gets booted up with Alt-Berg
Mark Reid has recently been appointed as one of Welcome to Yorkshire's select group of Patrons, a prestigious accolade for high profile people who fly the flag for Yorkshire tourism.
Mark Reid, 'Inn Way' author and Mountain Leader, appeared on ITV 'The Dales' on Monday 6th June 2011.
Mark Reid celebrates his 10,000th mile – equivalent to walking from England to Adelaide, Australia – at the Craven Arms, Appletreewick.
The Inn Way... to Northumberland
"Marching on our stomachs"
'It's about appraising your place in the world. Artificial light is not natural, office light is not natural; walking is what we're meant to do." Well-trodden words for sure, but utterly convincing in the salty air – and when spoken by Mark Reid, the man behind the successful Inn Way long-distance walking and pub guides."
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2nd EDITION BOOK LAUNCH - Sunday 16th May 2010
NEW RECORD SET!!!
The 'old' record of 27 people and a dog squeezed into Yorkshire's smallest bar (8-ft x 6-ft) - the 'Little Bar' at the Birch Hall Inn at Beck Hole - has stood since the launch of the 1st Edition of The Inn Way... to the North York Moors back in 2000.
On Sunday 16th May, Mark Reid decided to re-launch the new 2nd Edition of his North York Moors book at the Birch Hall Inn once again and broke this long-standing record, with 30 people shoulder to shoulder in the 'Little Bar' of the Birch Hall Inn. The Birch Hall Inn is one of England's classic country pubs, and features along Mark Reid's long distance route The Inn Way... to the North York Moors - 6 days, 89 miles, 31 pubs.
Ian Belcher has been named VisitEngland's 'Travel Writer of the Year'. He won the award for his article that appeared in The Guardian last April entitled 'It will all end in beers', which charted his walk along 'The Inn Way to the Yorkshire Dales'.
Mark Reid accompanied Ian on this walk, along with three Canadian brothers - the Eagar Brothers - who were filming the walk for their adventure travel TV show.
Mark Reid’s long distance walking route – The Inn Way... to the Yorkshire Dales – charts a 6-day circular walk that covers 76 miles via 26 great country pubs.
Mark Reid’s latest book – Walking Weekends: Lake District – helps repair paths in Lake District
Millions of us head to the Lake District each year to enjoy the Lakeland outdoor experience. Mark Reid believes it is important to do this in a sustainable way that gives something back to the local economy and environment.
Mark Reid, author of “Walking Weekends: Peak District,” visited the project, at Upper Burbage, near Hathersage, to donate the cheque to national park ranger Terry Page.
After two years of research, walking over 650 miles and visiting over 100 pubs, Mark Reid's latest guidebook – The Inn Way...to the Peak District – is published (July 2007)
The Sunday Times featured a 2-page travel article on the 3rd December 2006 about Mark Reid's latest guidebook - Walking Weekends: Peak District. Read the full article here: