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The #1 Guide To The Dales Way Baggage Transfer

The #1 Guide To The Dales Way Baggage Transfer

The Dales Way Baggage Transfer article we have put together below is aimed at helping you choose between the various business who offer their services on The Dales Way.

Many popular long distance trails in the United Kingdom are now supported with Baggage transfer, which opens the trails up to individuals of all abilities, rather than hardened backpackers or lightpackers.

With any of our articles, we encourage you to contact the companies we suggest to see which works for you.

Ok, here we go!

Sherpa Van

Sherpa Van offer baggage transfer services across a vast portifilio of long distance trails, either as part of their excellent accommodation booking services, or as a stand-alone service.

Their baggage transfer can be booked online but does require some tedious inputting of details in order to share your accommodation information for each day of bag movements required. However you have the assurances of booking with a well regarded business who employ local drivers to move your bags.

The terms of their Dales Way Baggage Transfer are as follows:

  • £9.45 per bag per movement
  • A minimum of £25 per booking
  • A minimum 1 bag for walks duration with a maximum of 20 kg per bag
  • A £25 non-refundable deposit is payable at checkout
  • If you only need 1 – 2 moves please contact the office for pricing


Brigantes offer a pretty spactacuar selection of long distance walks, and cycling holidays, all supported with their own in house baggage transfer option. For a one-stop-shop for all your walking holiday bookings, Brigantes are a pretty good place to look.

In addtion to walking holidays, Brigantes also offer luggage transfer. They also offer bespoke baggage transfer for routes within the areas they operate, but on walks which may not be listed. All you need to do is contact them for a quote.

The terms of their Dales Way Baggage Transfer are as follows:

  • Prices from £9.45 per person per day (minimum of 2 persons)
  • Max 17kg per bag
  • Collection from accommodation is from 9.30

Trail Magic Baggage

Trail magic baggage offer bag movements on all routes in the North of the UK – Draw a line from the Peak District, up to the Scottish Boarder – yep, its that compehsnvie a service.

Booking is done through their booking and form, and regardless of your route, they will book for you. Each driver is part of the Trail Magic Baggage franchise, so is a self-employed small business owner – this means they really care about giving you a good service and looking after your kit.

  • Prices from £9.00 per bag up to 40 miles per day
  • 24 hours notice is required
  • 24kg weight limit applies per bag
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