Discover Britain's Most Iconic Walking Trail

The Pennine Way is Britain’s oldest and most legendary National Trail, and firmly on the ‘bucket list’ of many avid long-distance walkers.

Spanning 268 miles along the rugged backbone of England, this is a challenging walk through some of the wildest and most awe-inspiring landscapes in Britain – from the majestic Peak District to the glorious Scottish Borders.

Pennine Way - South

Edale to Horton-in-Ribblesdale, 90 miles / 144 km

The south section of the Pennine Way begins in the quaint village of Edale in the Peak District National Park and travels to Horton-in-Ribblesdale in the Yorkshire Dales. This demanding but rewarding section traverses ancient peat bogs, open heather-clad moorland and rolling farmland, taking in spectacular Malham Cove with its iconic limestone pavement.

Pennine Way - Central

Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Greenhead, 103 miles / 166 km

The central section of the Pennine Way runs from Horton-in-Ribblesdale in North Yorkshire to Greenhead, nestled in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country. This stretch is moderately challenging and offers a variety of landscapes which truly encapsulate the Pennine Way, including tranquil moorland, cascading waterfalls and the heavenly valley of High Cup Nick.

Pennine Way - North

Greenhead to Kirk Yetholm, 64 miles / 103 km

The north section of the Pennine Way offers incredible variation, beginning in ancient Hadrian’s Wall Country, before crossing the remote Cheviot Hills as you zigzag along the border with Scotland, ending in picturesque Kirk Yetholm. The final stage travels through a variety of landscapes, conquering many of the region’s principle hills and taking in the splendid solitude of the trail.

Pennine Way - Whole Route

Edale to Kirk Yetholm, 257 MILES / 414 KM

Looking for a challenge? Walking the entire Pennine Way will give you an immense feeling of achievement. Known as Britain’s most demanding long-distance walking trail, it travels through the wild landscapes of the Peaks, Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and Cheviot Hills, following the undulating backbone of England. Take on the challenge and soak up the tranquil solitude and incredible views.

Pennine Way Route

Pennine Way Blogs

Our team are passionate about the great outdoors and are constantly seeking new discoveries. Read about our adventures on the Pennine Way in our blog posts below.