The Inn Way... series of walking guide books by Mark Reid offer an enjoyable and unique approach to discovering the wonderful countryside of England’s North Country... as well as its wealth of hidden and unspoilt pubs.

The Inn Way - the Ultimate Pub Walks

Discover for yourself the rich and varied landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District, North York Moors, Northumberland and Peak District. Inspirational landscapes, beautiful villages, local food and drink, history and heritage, classic country pubs - it's what walking is all about.

Inn to Inn walking holidays

Spend several days walking from pub to pub through spectacular landscapes, travelling slowly and gently on foot, which allows more time to savour the special qualities that make these areas unique.

The Inn Way... to the Yorkshire Dales
76 miles, 6 days, 26 pubs

The Inn Way... to the Peak District
84 miles, 6 days, 51 pubs

The Inn Way... to the North York Moors
89 miles, 6 days, 31 pubs

The Inn Way... to the English Lake District
90 miles, 7 days, 44 pubs

The Inn Way... to Northumberland
94 miles, 6 days, 48 pubs

"His guides fuse local history, geography and geology with crystal-clear navigation."
The Sunday Times

"The latest book by acclaimed rambling scribe Mark Reid, it once again draws upon his extensive knowledge of the North Country's footpaths, historic villages and premiership boozers."
The Guardian

More from Mark Reid

Boots & Beer Walking Weekenders

Social Hiking, as it should be!


Evening entertainment (including pub quiz), choice of guided walks with Mark Reid, goodie bag & Black Sheep T-shirt, plus much more...

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Hill Skills & Outdoor Adventures


  • Map Reading courses
  • Navigation Skills weekends (NNAS)
  • Hill & Mountain Skills (Mountain Training)
  • Outdoor Adventure Weekends
  • Guided Mountain Walks
  • Corporate Team Events
  • Charity Challenge Walks

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NetWalking in Yorkshire

The inspirational way to grow your business. Think differently and join Mark Reid and a group of like-minded business people as we stride out through the Yorkshire countryside, with time to chat, think, reflect and discuss.

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Swarth Fell (681m)


Swarth Fell (681m)

Yorkshire Dales 600s

This is my 29th (out of 42) 'Yorkshire Dales 600s' fells that I've climbed, with just 13 left to do. I've actually climbed 6 out of the remaining 13 fells, but didn't take any photos as they were a long time ago. Hope to get those 13 ticked off during 2017.

See my BLOG for all the photos

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Mountains & Fells
of the Yorkshire
Dales Blog

Swarth Fell (681m)


Swarth Fell (681m)

Grid Reference: SD 756 966

Climbed: 09/01/17

Route: Cotegill Bridge, Far Cote Gill, Stubbing Rigg, Goodham Gill Rigg, White Birks Common, Swarth Fell Pike, Swarth Fell, saddle, Ais Gill, Foulmart Hill and back to Cotegill Bridge. 

Weather: sunny spells, showers then mist. Strong winds.

OS Map: OL19

Photos (c) Mark Reid. 
Photos taken in order from Cotegill Bridge up to the summit. The summit is marked by two cairns. 



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