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Booking Terms & Conditions

We want you to enjoy your walking holiday with Walk Yorkshire. These conditions along with the information provided on the web site set out our contract with you and contain important terms and conditions. Please read this carefully before you make your booking.

The Contract.
The contract comes into effect when we receive the booking form (which must be signed by one person who is accepting booking conditions on behalf of everyone on the form) together with your deposit, and we have issued a confirmation. The agreement is governed by all aspects of English law.

The full deposit of £50 per person for breaks up to 3 nights and £100 per person, for breaks 4 nights and over must be received with your booking. Payment can be made by cheque, or by bank transfer. For overseas bank transfers, payment must be made in GB£. Please contact us for our bank details.
When we confirm your booking we will send an invoice showing the balance of the payment due, and date by when it must be received by us. If you do not make the payment by the due date you will have deemed to have cancelled your holiday and cancellation terms will apply.
Where bookings are made less than 6 weeks before the start of the holiday payment must be made in full.
Your deposit and final balance payments are protected in a client trust fund until your holiday is completed.

We recommend that you are fully insured to cover cancellation. If you or any member of your party do have to cancel the holiday you must notify us immediately in writing by recorded delivery, or by e mail. Cancellation rates will be charged as a percentage of the holiday cost on the following scale, from the date we receive your notification.
  • More than 42 days before departure – Deposit
  • 42 – 29 days before departure – 50% of holiday cost
  • 28 – 15 days before departure – 75% of holiday cost
  • Less than 15 days before departure – 100% of holiday cost
In addition to the above charges, where some members of a group cancel their holiday it may be necessary to add single room supplements to other members of a party and also the group discount may be affected.

Changes to arrangements
If you wish to change holiday arrangements we will do our best to accommodate you subject to availability, for an administration fee of £50 per booking, provided alterations are notified at least 28 days before the start of your holiday.

Alteration or cancellation by us
Holidays are planned many months in advance. While we always endeavour to avoid making any changes after a booking has been confirmed sometimes it is necessary and we reserve the right to do so. Itineraries are a statement of intent only and not representations or undertakings that they will be carried out. Any changes will not constitute material alterations and we will notify you as soon as we can.

In the unlikely event we have to cancel your holiday, including as a result of ’force majeure’ we will offer you an alternative or a full refund. Force majeure means unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which neither we nor our suppliers could avoid, e.g war or threat of war, riots, civil strife, terrorist activities, industrial disputes, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions, level of water in rivers or similar events beyond our control.

All customers should have adequate insurance cover in case of cancellation, accident or loss of possessions.

Customer Care
We will do our utmost to ensure you have an enjoyable holiday. If you do have any complaint please notify us immediately and we will endeavour to rectify the problem. Any ensuing complaints should be notified to us as soon as possible in writing, and in any event within 14 days.

Safety and responsibilities
We want you to have a safe holiday. Walk Yorkshire will ensure that the holiday is as safe as possible, however your personal safety is your responsibility. Any person coming on a walking holiday must be fit, adequately experienced and able to cope with the demands of the holiday. If you have any doubts please consult your doctor, or call us for advice.
Cars are parked at your own risk. We can take no responsibility for any loss to vehicles or contents.

With outstanding panoramic views across areas of ancient woodland, star clustered dark skies, splendid primeval abbeys, and an abundance of wildlife makes for a breath-taking experience of seclusion and peacefulness.


Gateway to the Moors – Helmsley

This walking holiday is based in the perfect English market town of Helmsley. Situated at the beginning of the Cleveland Way and the Ebor Way, this North Yorkshire market town is steeped in history and has attractions to appeal to all, from a 900 year old castle ruins, 250 year old walled garden to charming tea rooms and inviting inns and much more.

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Eastern Moors – Heartbeat Country

This walking holiday is set in a beautiful area known locally and internationally as “Heartbeat Country”, named after the Yorkshire TV series set in 1960’s rural North Yorkshire. Over an 18 year period the programme followed the local constabulary on their duties around the moors and local area, encountering many characters and rogues within the beautiful North York Moors. Filmed in and around the picturesque village of Goathland, which became known to millions as Aidensfield.   

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Yorkshire Heritage Coastal Walk

The Heritage Coastal walk takes us from Saltburn in the north and heads south to some of the most beautiful bays on the Yorkshire coastline. This is a coastline with dramatic views and with the highest point on the east coast of England at Boulby near to Staithes where the cliffs stand at an impressive 656ft (200m) high.

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We had an excellent weekend away with Walk Yorkshire. Kev is very knowledgable and makes the whole experience even more personal!

Mr & Mrs Harvey

We decided to try a new kind of weekend break and discovered Walk Yorkshire. The "Gateway to the Moors" break was a perfect introduction for us and we'll be booking with Kev again very soon! 

Mr & Mrs Davies

Simply amazing! We booked a family gathering/walking holiday with Walk Yorkshire and every stop on the Cleveland Way trail was perfect! Cannot recommend Walk Yorkshire enough! 

The Atkinsons