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 YORKSHIRE 3 PEAKS (AND CHEESE!)

CHALLENGE

Yorkshire 3 Peaks (and Cheese) Challenge Overview

Like hiking? Like cheese?

Great! We have the perfect weekend lined up for you, book your place here!

Arrival on evening of Friday 14th August 2020 for a welcome meal and stunning views across the Ribblehead Viaduct.

Tackle the 12 hour Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge on Saturday 15th August with support crew and a qualified Mountain Leader so you can focus on enjoying the hike.

Recover like a professional with a visit to the Wensleydale Creamery in nearby Hawes. We'll have a cheese making demo and afterwards you can visit the cheese museum and sample approximately 20 different cheeses (local beers and ice creams are available too). We'll round the weekend off with a final team meal for a Sunday Carvery (veggie options available). We'd also highly recommend a stroll around the stunning market town of Hawes before you head back home for a well earned rest. 

Join the Adventure

Join the adventure for the EarlyBird price of £199 per person (£225 full price thereafter).

EarlyBird Payment Options

1). Fund your Adventure with 4 monthly payments of £49.75 each; or 

2). Secure your place with a £50 deposit (balance to be paid 1 month before event); or

3). Pay in full here

You can also save money with the Adventure Breaks Club if you would like to join us for regular adventures. 

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YORKSHIRE 3 PEAKS (AND CHEESE!) CHALLENGE

Friday 14th August:

Arrival

We'd recommend aiming to arrive by 7pm so you can join us for dinner. We'll cook a pasta meal to eat at around 7.30pm - a great way to get to know your new friends and to have a chat about the challenge ahead. The accommodation is very modern and has excellent views our across the gorgeous Ribblehead Viaduct, making a great spot for a sun-downer. 

Saturday 15th August:

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge is a 24 mile circular walking route within the spectacular Yorkshire Dales National Park. The route includes Yorkshire's 3 highest peaks;

Ingleborough (723m/2,372ft);

 Pen-y-ghent (694m/2,227ft); and

Whernside (736m/2,415ft).

The 'Challenge' is to complete the route within 12 hours.

We provide Mountain Leaders and support (water and snack resupply).

This hike is achievable for almost anyone that is prepared to put in some preparation work over the summer to build up to this challenge, but you should not underestimate it, it is a challenging day out. We highly recommend you undertake a number of day hikes prior to the event. If you are prepared, this is a beautiful, social and sometimes boggy event for someone looking to challenge themselves in 2020!

We have beautifully converted barn accommodation on the route, with stunning views of the Ribblehead Viaduct, where we'll stay on the Friday and Saturday nights. This means that you won't have to worry about any logistics on the day of the event, and gives us somewhere comfortable to return to after conquering the peaks! 

Sunday 16th August:

Wensleydale Creamery

After a hard day's trekking on Sunday, we'll recover like professionals with a visit to the nearby Wensleydale Creamery. Wallace and Gromit's favourite cheese is Wensleydale, and you'll get to find why out for yourself! We'll enjoy a cheese making demonstration, visit the cheese museum and we'll get to sample around 20 different cheeses, all made on site. There's also various ice creams you can enjoy from the creamery, as well as some local craft beers to celebrate your Grand Day Out. We'll end the weekend with a Sunday Carvery (vegetarian options available) before the weekend officially ends. However, as we're in the stunning market town of Hawes, I would highly recommend a wander around (or even a walk if you're up to it!) before making your way home for a well earned rest after an amazing weekend of hiking, cheese and new friends!

Please note that, whilst we aim to provide the activities listed above, occasionally they may be subject to change at short notice due to factors such as weather conditions and the abilities of the group. 

What's included?

- Accommodation for two nights is provided in modern bunkhouse with amazing views. 

- A Mountain Leader will guide you around the three peaks route on the Saturday.

- Food for five meals will be provided (2x evening meals, 1x packed lunch, 2x breakfasts). 

- Support to resupply en-route with drinks and snacks.

- Entry to the Cheese Experience, including cheese making demo and museum.

- A professionally edited 2 minute video montage as a keepsake of the highlights of our weekend. 

What's not included?
- Lunch at the Creamery on Sunday is not included.

Accommodation
The accommodation is modern, light and stylish, having been converted in 2016. The rooms are shared rooms, bedding is provided but please bring a sleeping bag or duvet/sheet with you. There are 5 bedrooms accommodating a total of 20 people, a drying room, a lounge area and a kitchen/dining area, as well as showers, toilets, etc


Transport/Getting there
The weekend is based at Broadrake Bunkbarn, Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, North Yorhsire, LA6 3AX. 
If you are arriving by public transport, Ribblehead Train Station is 2 miles away. We would recommend booking a taxi in advance. Most guests will arrive at 7pm for an evening meal shortly after. 


Food and Drink
Food for five meals is provided:

- Evening meal on Friday (pasta, cheese, garlic bread, cake)

- Breakfast on Saturday is included (selection of cereals, toasts and jams) 

- A packed lunch on Saturday is included

- Refreshment resupplies en-route are provided (fruit, biscuits, juice etc)

- Evening meal on Saturday is included (eg risotto or bean stew)

- Breakfast on Sunday is included (selection of cereals, toasts and jams)

- Lunch on Sunday is at the Creamery (not included).

Please let us know when booking if you have any dietary requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions
Solo-friendly - For us this means that the majority of our guests do not know anyone else at the event before they arrive. The weekend is a great way to challenge yourself and make new friends.

Attending alone - the majority of people attend by themselves and meet and make new friends whilst at the event. This is also facilitated by an Adventure Breaks host who will be present to ensure everyone is having a good time. 
Equipment - no specialist equipment is required other than sensible outdoor footwear and clothing. Please get in touch if you would like some help with what may be suitable or not.

Preparation - the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge is very achievable if you prepare properly for it - we would recommend you undertake a number of day-long hikes as preparation before the event. You will then be able to enjoy the day rather than just endure it!

Discounts for friends
If you have any friends that you think would enjoy this trip also, please do see if they’d like to come along – the more the merrier. If you buy two or more tickets in one transaction please use code 'Friends10' at check-out to receive 10% off each ticket.

Join the Adventure

Join the adventure for the EarlyBird price of £199 per person (£225 full price thereafter).

EarlyBird Booking Options

1). Fund your Adventure with 4 monthly payments of £49.75 each; or 

2). Secure your place with a £50 deposit (balance to be paid 1 month before event); or

3). Pay in full here

You can also save money with the Adventure Breaks Club if you would like to join us for regular adventures. 

Yorkshire 3 Peaks (and Cheese!) Challenge
Aug 14, 7:00 PM
Broadrake Bunkbarn,
Philpin Lane, Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton LA6 3AX, UK
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