St Alkelda’s Way Guide Book

The guide is a must for you to plan your pilgrimage and then becomes a great companion as you discover the views and landmarks along the route.
It provides practical guidance as well as general background information.  If your preference is for quite paths and by-ways, then the author’s enthusiasm for this route will start you planning.

The detailed walk descriptions will keep you on the straight and narrow, so you won’t put a foot wrong.
The photographs packed into the guide, shows the love and enthusiasm by the author for the area.

Copies of the book are available in Castlebergh Sports in Settle and in the Yorkshire Dales National Park shops.
If these outlets are not convenient, please contact us using the contact form or email enquires@stalkeldasway.info to obtain the latest list of stockists.

St Alkelda’s Way Guide Book

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St Alkelda’s Way Guide Book

Contents Page

Route Map 2
Introduction 6
Route Description 8
Transport to Giggleswick and from Middleham 10
Accommodation and Baggage Handlers 11
Swaledale Sheep 14
Day 1 – Giggleswichk to Malham 16
Day 2 – Malham to Kettlewell 25
Day 3 – Kettlewell to Carlton 31
Day 4 – Carlton to Middleham Church 39
The Yorkshire Dales in the late 9th – early 10th Century 46
St Alkelda – why remember her? 51
Bibliography 58
Websites 58
Ackknowledgements 59

Contents Page

Route Map 2
Introduction 6
Route Description 8
Transport to Giggleswick and from Middleham 10
Accommodation and Baggage Handlers 11
Swaledale Sheep 14
Day 1 – Giggleswichk to Malham 16
Day 2 – Malham to Kettlewell 25
Day 3 – Kettlewell to Carlton 31
Day 4 – Carlton to Middleham Church 39
The Yorkshire Dales in the late 9th – early 10th Century 46
St Alkelda – why remember her? 51
Bibliography 58
Websites 58
Ackknowledgements 59

Contents Page

Route Map 2
Introduction 6
Route Description 8
Transport to Giggleswick and from Middleham 10
Accommodation and Baggage Handlers 11
Swaledale Sheep 14
Day 1 – Giggleswichk to Malham 16
Day 2 – Malham to Kettlewell 25
Day 3 – Kettlewell to Carlton 31
Day 4 – Carlton to Middleham Church 39
The Yorkshire Dales in the late 9th – early 10th Century 46
St Alkelda – why remember her? 51
Bibliography 58
Websites 58
Ackknowledgements 59

St Alkelda’s Way Guide Book

Contents Page

Route Map 2
Introduction 6
Route Description 8
Transport to Giggleswick and from Middleham 10
Accommodation and Baggage Handlers 11
Swaledale Sheep 14
Day 1 – Giggleswichk to Malham 16
Day 2 – Malham to Kettlewell 25
Day 3 – Kettlewell to Carlton 31
Day 4 – Carlton to Middleham Church 39
The Yorkshire Dales in the late 9th – early 10th Century 46
St Alkelda – why remember her? 51
Bibliography 58
Websites 58
Ackknowledgements 59

Contents Page

Route Map 2
Introduction 6
Route Description 8
Transport to Giggleswick and from Middleham 10
Accommodation and Baggage Handlers 11
Swaledale Sheep 14
Day 1 – Giggleswichk to Malham 16
Day 2 – Malham to Kettlewell 25
Day 3 – Kettlewell to Carlton 31
Day 4 – Carlton to Middleham Church 39
The Yorkshire Dales in the late 9th – early 10th Century 46
St Alkelda – why remember her? 51
Bibliography 58
Websites 58
Ackknowledgements 59

Contents Page

Route Map 2
Introduction 6
Route Description 8
Transport to Giggleswick and from Middleham 10
Accommodation and Baggage Handlers 11
Swaledale Sheep 14
Day 1 – Giggleswichk to Malham 16
Day 2 – Malham to Kettlewell 25
Day 3 – Kettlewell to Carlton 31
Day 4 – Carlton to Middleham Church 39
The Yorkshire Dales in the late 9th – early 10th Century 46
St Alkelda – why remember her? 51
Bibliography 58
Websites 58
Ackknowledgements 59