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The DalesWay

Trail Head, Ilkley, England
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The Dales Way

Great walk following rivers most of the way, muddy in places, some long days over moorland in the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Market Deeping, United Kingdom
Fab as always

We visit this pub on a regular occasion. The food is always fabulous and plentyful. I've not... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Viki B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Trail Head, Ilkley, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great walk following rivers most of the way, muddy in places, some long days over moorland in the middle bit.

Thank peterpeewee48
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We visit this pub on a regular occasion. The food is always fabulous and plentyful. I've not cleared my plate yet...though given a fab effort every visit. I noticed today there has been a bit of an update of decor. There has been a lick...More

Thank Viki B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

we find the service very good, sorry to say but the food can vary, !! the staff go out of there way to help and make you feel very welcome, we like a certain table and if we book or ask we usually get it,...More

Thank Smokey124
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The sun was shining and it was a bank holiday so we headed for Ilkley and went for a walk and an ice cream - the river looks stunning in the sun lots of people - no trouble though all very relaxing and great place...More

1  Thank Don-Leeds
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Dales Way walk here in Ilkley by the river Wharfe is very picturesque, especially on a nice sunny day. No doubt the more ardent and true ramblers and hikers will want to do the whole eighty some miles, but for pensioners like ourselves, a...More

1  Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 23 August 2017

don't stay here if you want an early night, guaranteed music till at least midnight. on our stay it went on till 02:30

Thank Y375FKmikeb
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Starting at Ilkley, this is a lovely, gentle walk through the Yorkshire Dales and Howgills to Bowness in the Lake District. Compared to walks like the Pennine Way, this is a gentle stroll through friendly terrain but it is extremely enjoyable. Plenty of accommodation en-route,...More

Thank Ingleborough1359
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with the missus and a mate for a great time geocaching. Lots of nice scenery and great for an explore not to far from home. Not suitable for pushchairs etc as it is quite rocky and you're tempted to go off piste.

Thank srotideuk
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Walked the Dales Way 'backwards' from Bowness to Ilkley over 5 days in July 2017 and really enjoyed it. Signing is generally very good, but you do need a map/guide particularly walking the direction I did, as signing in the main caters for those setting...More

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is the start of the 81-mile walk to Windermere in the Lake District. Once you leave the town of Ilkley, the Inns and Restaurants are sparse so enjoy a day or two here and walk along the river past the park and playground.

1  Thank Susanog2015
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11 November 2016|
Response from BeckyElvina | Reviewed this property |
I should expect so as they have a pub dog. There is also a nice outside area if the weather is good. I'd double check though.