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Winter Warmer Walking Break

£370 for two people in a shared room

England, Yorkshire

2 Nights/3 Days

Minimum 2 people, max 6

Winter Warmer Walking Break

£370 for two people in a shared room

What You'll Do

Fresh air, country walks, cosy log fires and a welcoming local pub – the perfect winter break for those looking to get off the beaten track to explore the stunning Yorkshire countryside.

Enjoy two cosy nights in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, staying in a traditional country pub complete with flagstone floors, roaring fires and comfy bedrooms.

Relax with a hot drink (or something stronger!) on arrival before spending the evening enjoying a meal from the hearty menu (dinner not included).

The following day, embrace the fresh Yorkshire Dales air on a guided walk from your door. Your guide, Matt, will help you to get the most out of your visit, taking you on one of the most scenic walks in the area and telling you the stories of the history and geology of the Dales. He’ll provide hot drinks and snacks from small local producers to keep energy levels up during the walk!

Arrive back in Buckton in time to have a well-earned lunch (not included) and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring the area. Suggestions of things to see and do nearby will be provided.

Experience
Highlights

Explore stunning Yorkshire Dales scenery without needing a map or route notes

Pick your guide’s brain to learn more about the history and landscape of the area

Relax in a cosy country pub with a roaring fire

Your Local Host:

Matt

Matt, along with his wife Helen, arranges self-guided walking holidays and guided walks in the Yorkshire Dales (where they also live and raise their young family).

Matt is a qualified ‘Hill and Moorland Leader’ with Mountain Training and loves nothing more than pulling on the hiking boots and exploring everything the Dales has to offer. He would love to help you get the most out of your trip to the Dales.

Experience Itinerary

Arrival Day

Enjoy the scenic country lanes along Wharfedale as you travel to Buckden, a tiny village nestled in stunning countryside at the head of the valley.

Settle into a traditional country pub where you can relax with a complimentary drink by the roaring fire before settling into your room and enjoy the pub’s delicious food for dinner.

 

 

Accommodation

The Buck Inn

pub in the yorkshire dales

Walking Day

After a good night’s sleep in the peace of Wharfedale, wake up to a hearty breakfast to set you up for a day out in the fresh air of the Yorkshire Dales.

Your walking guide, Matt, will meet you at the Buck Inn at 10am (or agree a different time to suit you) from where you will head out to explore one of the most beautiful parts of the Yorkshire Dales.

There are walk options of varying levels, including scrambling around the waterfalls of Buckden Gill to reach the summit of Buckden Pike; taking the stunning ‘Head of Wharfedale circuit’ through fields and villages, along riverside, over stepping stones and around the head of the valley for stunning views stretching all the way down Wharfedale; or enjoying a gentle riverside stroll along the river to the neighbouring village and a return through classic Dales farmland.

Arrive back in time for a late lunch (not included) and an afternoon at leisure (again recommendations for nearby places to visit will be provided).

Enjoy another tasty dinner at the Buck Inn or try one of several other options a short drive away.

Accommodation

The Buck Inn

beer taps at a pub in yorkshire

Departure Day

Relax over a final leisurely morning in Buckden and a last breakfast at the Buck before returning home.

If you want to make a day of it, have a look at the provided recommendations for places to visit and things to do.

Location Information

The easiest way to access Buckden from the South is by car. To arrive by public transport, the nearest train station is Skipton and we can help to arrange taxis to and from there (40 minutes, £35 in each direction)

The accommodation for both nights is at the Buck Inn in Buckden, upper Wharfedale – a traditional country pub with flagstone floors and roaring fires, a warm welcome and delicious food.

Buckden is a small village of traditional stone cottages tucked into the foot of Buckden Pike at the top of Wharfedale, surrounded by beautiful Yorkshire Dales scenery.

  • Two nights B&B accommodation in a double room at the Buck Inn in Buckden (free upgrade to a superior double -subject to availability)
  • A warming welcome drink on arrival
  • A guided walk from your door with a qualified guide
  • Hot drinks and snacks to keep you going on your walk
  • Information about the best places to visit, eat and drink with your spare time

FAQs

Check in is from 3pm on the day of arrival.

The guided walk will start at 10am the following morning (although can be changed to fit in with customer preferences).

The guided walk element would be around 4 hours.