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The Inn Way... to the North York Moors

89 miles, 6 days, 31 pubs...

Map of walking route for North York Moors

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START / FINISH

Helmsley, North Yorkshire.

GUIDEBOOK

'The Inn Way...to the North York Moors' by Mark Reid. This is the ONLY guidebook to this walk.

ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS

OS Explorer OL26 'North York Moors Western Area'
OS Explorer OL27 'North York Moors Eastern Area'
Always take OS maps with you on your walk

 

DISTANCE

89 miles, divided into six day stages and passing 31 country inns along the way

 

STAGES OF THE WALK

Stage One: Helmsley to Hutton-le-Hole (14 miles)
Stage Two: Hutton-le-Hole to Levisham (13 miles)
Stage Three: Levisham to Egton Bridge (15 miles)
Stage Four: Egton Bridge to Rosedale Abbey (15 miles)
Stage Five: Rosedale Abbey to Hawnby (16 miles)
Stage Six: Hawnby to Helmsley (16 miles)

 

HOW TO GET THERE

By public transport – the nearest train stations are at Thirsk or Malton. There are frequent bus services connecting Helmsley with Northallerton, Thirsk, York, Malton, Pickering, Scarborough and Hull. The excellent Moorsbus provides frequent value-for-money services to and from surrounding towns and cities as well as a comprehensive service throughout the North York Moors during the summer months.

Rail enquiries: www.nationalrail.co.uk
National Express bookings: www.gobycoach.com
Travel-line (public transport) www.traveline.org.uk
North Yorkshire Moors Railway www.northyorkshiremoorsrailway.com

By car – Helmsley lies on the main A170 between Thirsk and Scarborough at the junction with the B1257 from the North East via Bilsdale, which joins the A170 in the Market Place. There is limited long stay parking at Helmsley (see Top Tips & Information).

 

ACCOMMODATION

It is essential to book accommodation in advance as it can get fully booked up during the summer months and may close temporarily during the winter months.

Accommodation will be required for Helmsley (start/finish), Hutton-le-Hole, Levisham, Egton Bridge, Rosedale Abbey and Hawnby.

See 'Accommodation Guide' page for more details

 

BAGGAGE COURIERS

Take the strain out of your walk, so you only have to carry a 'day-sack'. Brigantes Baggage Couriers: www.brigantesenglishwalks.com

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