Welcome to the OFFICIAL
Lyke Wake Walk Website.

The home of the only authorised and official website for the Lyke Wake Company Ltd, for the Lyke Wake Walk, the Hambleton Hobble and the Shepherd's Round- containing all the information you need to complete the walks and to give you a link to the organisers of the Lyke Wake Race.

After fifty years the Lyke Wake Company Limited have ceased to organise the annual race.

The Lyke Wake Walk is still alive and well, and being walked every year by walkers of all ages and nationalities. It is a 42 mile walk from Scarth Wood Moor, Osmotherley, across the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors, ending on the north sea coast at Ravenscar. The challenge is to complete the full walk within 24 hours.

Moorland Lyke Wake Walk

©Photograph by John Hughes

Since the first time it was walked on the 1st October 1955, in excess of 160,000 people have completed the walk. In addition, due to matters of conservation, two further walks - the Hambleton Hobble and the Shepherd's Round have also been developed. For full details of all the walks, including important walking information <Click Here>.

1st October 2015 is the Diamond Jubilee of the formation of the Lyke Wake Walk and of the former Lyke Wake Club, to celebrate this we are holding a "Wake" (dinner) at the Lion Inn, Blakey on Saturday 3rd October, all invited, limited to fifty places. The cost is £25 per head. The traditional 3 course menu of Jugged Hare etc, with milder stuff for lesser mortals! E-Mail lww@btinternet.com for further details.

Anyone who completes the Lyke Wake Walk is entitled to purchase the much coveted official coffin shaped badge, and even though the former Lyke Wake Club no longer exists, the badge and other official merchandise are still available for purchase. <More Details>.

Lyke Wake Walk badges

Finally , the Lyke Wake Walk and the former Lyke Wake Club, have an interesting and long history. To discover the full story of how it all came about -<Read here>

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