Lady Anne's Way - Northern Section

Lady Anne's Way - Northern Section

This is one of the classic long distance walks passing through some of Britain's most stunning scenery on its 100 mile journey from Skipton to Penrith.
Starting at the magnificent Skipton Castle, the Way passes through the beautiful and popular Yorkshire Dales on its way into Cumbria and the hidden delights of the Upper Eden Valley.

The route was inspired by Lady Anne Clifford, that indomitable lady who owned vast estates in the old county of Westmorland during the seventeenth century. Lady Anne travelled repeatedly between her castles and the route takes in these once magnificent buildings, many now sadly in ruins.

Lake District Baggage Transfer operate along the Northern Section only, from Kirkby Stephen to Penrith.

There are excellent rail connections to and from Penrith and Kirkby Stephen along the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway.

Further Information : Lady Anne's Way

StartFinishDistanceApprox. Walking Time
day 1Kirkby StephenAppleby17m, 27km7 hrs
day 2ApplebyTemple Sowerby10m, 16km5 hrs
day 3Temple SowerbyPenrith12m, 19km6 hrs
Total39m, 62km

Route information, maps, distances and itineraries are for general information only and should not be relied on for navigation.

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