Walking in and around Reeth - The Coast
to Coast and Pennine Way
Pennine Way and Coast to Coast
Walks are both very popular ways to
experience Swaledale and the surrounding
Dales whether you're doing the whole
walks or just taking on a section that
brings you into the two dales area.
Where an overnight stay is involved, it
is possible to take some of the strain
out of your experience by having a
professional company haul your baggage
and equipment around for you. There are
two local companies that can provide
this excellent service for you:
Got SatNav in your car?
Simply enter the Postcode
and off you go. This will
get you to the Village Green
in the centre of Reeth.
From the A1 North at Scotch
Leave the A1 at Scotch Corner and follow
signs to Richmond. When you reach
Richmond, at the roundabout by the
Tourist Information Office (on your
right) go right, taking the A6108
signposted to Reeth. After approx 4.5
miles, turn right on to B6270 towards
Reeth; the road is a delightful, but
twisting route. Pass through Grinton,
Fremington, Reeth is the next village.
From the A1 South at Leeming
Leave the A1 at Leeming Services-A684
and at the junction turn left onto A684
towards Bedale. At Bedale turn right and
follow the signs for either Richmond
(and then follow above from Richmond) or
Leyburn. If travelling through Leyburn,
when you reach the mini roundabout
opposite the Bolton Arms, turn right and
then next left, towards Grinton and
Reeth. Go up the hill and, in about 2
miles, go straight across at the
crossroads and over the moors, dropping
down into Grinton in Swaledale. Turn
left (straight ahead) onto the B6270 for
Reeth. Continue on through Fremington
and into Reeth.
From the M6 North at Penrith
Leave the M6 at Penrith and follow the
A66 to Brough, then to Kirkby Stephen.
Then follow signs for Hawes and then
Muker. Continue down Swaledale through
Gunnerside and Healaugh and into Reeth.
From the M6 South at
From the M6 from the South, leave the M6
at Lancaster and follow the A683 to
Ingleton and then Hawes, driving through
Hawes town centre. At the eastern end of
Hawes, follow signs for Muker - over the
Buttertubs road to Thwaite, turning
right and on through Muker, Gunnerside
and Healaugh into Reeth.
AA Rote Finder will get you here from
where you are:
D = operates from or to
Darlington via Catterick
Garrison and Darlington
service allows people to
come and stay for the
weekend in Swaledale without
a car and have a direct bus
link back to Darlington
railway station on Sunday
evening for onward trains to
the north or south.
For more Bus information and
timetables for the wider
Dales area visit
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