A guided walk makes the perfect gift
All Routes North provides unique guided walks and walking holidays across Northern England. With a passion for the great outdoors, a love of history and an exceptional knowledge of the North’s varied landscapes we aim to provide unforgettable walking experiences for people of all ages and abilities.
Our experienced walk leaders are qualified guides and we specialise in our flexibility, offering bespoke walks and holidays to suit all groups and individuals, no matter what your requirements. We have considerable experience of working with toddlers and families, school groups, older adults and people with additional needs.
Improve your health and wellbeing
We recognise the importance of walking for pleasure in improving health and wellbeing. We also know that the best way to explore and appreciate our beautiful countryside is on foot at a walker’s pace. Whether it be the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and Coast, Hadrian’s Wall and Border Country, the Peak and Pennines or the Forest of Bowland and the Ribble Valley, we will reveal the stories behind the spectacular landscapes of the North.
Bespoke walks for your special occasion
If you wish us to organise a safe, fun, guided walk or walking holiday for your specific group please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements. Walks also make a unique personal gift for a birthday, anniversary or wedding party. We can provide a bespoke walk to turn your special event into a truly memorable occasion
All Routes North is run by Nick Burton and Claire Lapington
Nick is a professional walking guide with a background in countryside management. He has worked as a ranger, public rights of way officer and for the former Countryside Commission. He is a historian and author of several walking guides and the creator of long distance walks such as ‘Cromwell’s Way’ and ‘Wainwright’s Way’ (published as a route guide in 2013).
Claire is a teacher with a specialism in learner support and has years of experience in organising group activities. She has recently completed doctoral research into the social, emotional, creative and cognitive benefits of walking.
Here’s an overview of our forthcoming walks and events. Further details of the full All Routes North Programme, and information about how to book, can be found on our Walks Programme & Booking page.
The ultimate Alfred Wainwright pilgrimage – a long distance walk linking the fell walker’s place of birth with his final resting place. Wainwright’s Way, by Nick Burton, is a book for those who love Wainwright, walking, history and the north of England.
A selection of images from some of our walks…