Abbott's Hike

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Abbot's Hike
Length 172 km (107 mi)
Location Cumbria/North Yorkshire/West Yorkshire, England
Designation UK National Trail
Trailheads Ilkley, West Yorkshire
53°55′30″N 1°49′01″W / 53.925°N 1.817°W / 53.925; -1.817
Pooley Bridge, Cumbria
54°36′47″N 2°49′08″W / 54.613°N 2.819°W / 54.613; -2.819
Use Hiking

Abbott's Hike is a long distance footpath in Northern England in the United Kingdom.

The route[edit]

Abbott's Hike runs for 172 km (107 mi) and passes through the counties of Cumbria, North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire and provides links between the Three Peaks Walk with which it shares 14 miles (23 km), three miles (5 km) of the Pennine Way, and twenty-five miles of the Dales Way.

The walking is classed as challenging and is on upland and moorland.

It is named after its originator, Peter Abbott.

See also[edit]


  • Abbott, P., (1980) Abbott's Hike, Bury, Abbott.

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