From the starting point of the Dales Way, enjoy a gentle day of woodland walking, and cross the threshold of Yorshire Dales National Park, to pass the site of Bolton Abbey.
Starting at the Old Bridge in Ilkley you make your way north on your walk up to Burnsall and through lush meadowlands and past Bolton Priory. Pass by stunning bridges and medieval settlements before Burnsall Bridge comes into view marking the end of the stage. This quaint little town provides a few tea rooms and a local shop.
This route is used in the following itineraries: