The Dales Way

The Dales Way is an 85 mile (128km) walk from Ilkley (Yorkshire) to Bowness-on-Windemere in the Lake District taking you through some of England’s finest countryside with stunning views on every mile on the path. Wharfe View Bed & Breakfast Burnsall is 13 miles approximately from the start in Ilkley and has been welcoming walkers doing the Dales Way for over 40 years.

Wharfe View Bed & Breakfast has been a long established member of the Dales Way Association who makes sure the signage and path are kept in good order. Wharfe View Bed & Breakfast work with all the major luggage transfer companies and guests are welcome to drop their luggage off before their stay. Large groups of 12 can be accommodated with generous discounts for group bookings of 8 or more booking.

Wharfe View Bed & Breakfast has drying facilities for the wet days on the Dales Way and offers packed lunches for the next day (by prior arrangement). We do not do evening meals but there are two very good hotel/pubs in the village that offer restaurant and bar food booking is essential. For those arriving early enough into the village the Tea rooms offer excellent value. Free parking is available at Wharfe View Bed & Breakfast for the whole of the walk if guests stay with us for the first three nights of walk, transfer to the start of the Dales Way in Ilkley can be made by Pride of the Dales Buses and the same for returning on day 2 from Buckden and starting day 3 in Buckden. Arrangements for return from the finish of the Dales Way can be made prior to your stay.

One night stays welcome. Prices based on two people sharing a room from £35 per person per night for a three night stay including full English breakfast . Single occupancy £40 per night.