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Guided UK Walking Holidays

abbey monkAbbey Walks guided UK walking holidays are available due to frequent requests from avid walkers who follow our routes.  Our guided walking holidays are suitable for individuals, couples or small groups of up to 12 people.

Guided holidays are perfect if you prefer an escorted holiday in a small group.


What is included in the price of a guided holiday ?


If you love walking, enjoy fresh air and history then you will love Abbey Walks holidays.


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Ripon Cathedral

Prior Richard Way, via Ripon Cathedral

The Prior Richard Way is an easy to moderate linear walk in beautiful rolling North Yorkshire countryside that follows a path between the 12th century Benedictine Abbey of St. Mary's in York to visit Ripon Cathedral and UNESCO World Heritage Site Fountains Abbey.



Easy to Moderate



37.2 miles (60 km)



3 nights, 3 days walking



2018 dates :  28 June - 1 July, 9-12 August



£ 350 ( £ 90 single supplement applies )


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Walking can be a dangerous sport.  Walkers should always be suitably equipped, including carrying and knowing how to use a map and compass.