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Dales Way: The Complete Guide, Colin Speakman - The Dales Way is one of our most popular and cherished long distance footpaths. For over 40 years walkers have followed the 80 miles of riverside track from Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere, passing through the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the gentle foothills of Southern Lakeland to the shore of England's grandest lake. This is the original guide to the Dales Way, now fully revised and updated. It provides a detailed description of the route, together with insightful accounts of the places and features of interest along the way. It includes the three major link routes from Leeds, Harrogate and Bradford and a history of the Peoples' Path. Complete with large-scale, full colour strip maps of the entire route, Colin Speakman's Dales Way is the definitive guide to one of Britain's best loved and enduring long distance trails. Published August 13.

ISBN: 9780955998775 - Dales Way

A Dales High Way, Chris and Tony Grogan - An exhilarating and challenging 90 miles across the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales. Walk this spectacular landscape from Saltaire to Appleby-in-Westmorland. Explore its rich history, geology and culture. Return with a breathtaking train ride along England's most beautiful railway. This is the original guide to the new long distance walk covering 90 miles from Saltaire, near Shipley, West Yorkshire, to Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria. The book is specially designed for use as the primary route guide for the walk, being robust, pocket-sized and with detailed route maps carrying instructions ON the maps themselves. It comes with a weather resistant plastic wallet. The guide book offers alternative low-level routes for the highest sections. There is a supporting website which gives a detailed accommodation guide to the route, regular news features along the way and a discussion forum for walkers.  Published June 13.

ISBN: 9780955998751 - A Dales High Way

AA 50 Walks: Yorkshire Dales - Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities, and these guides feature a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The books feature all the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of the area, and clear mapping for ease of use. Every route has been colour coded according to difficulty. All walks are annotated with local points of interest and places to stop for refreshments. Every walk is given a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and access, landscape, dog friendliness, parking and public toilets. Published March 14.


Dales Rail Trails, Tony and Chris Grogan - Explore the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales - by train! This book contains 32 walks from stations along the world famous Settle-Carlisle line, the most beautiful railway in England. There are 22 full colour maps at a scale of 1:25,000, with concise descriptions of the routes and places along the way. There are 18 circular routes from stations along the line from Settle to Kirkby Stephen, each between 6 and 13 miles long. There are a further 14 linear walks from station to station. Taken as a whole they provide a comprehensive coverage of the area of the western Dales along the railway. The book also includes a guide to the popular 24-mile Three Peaks Challenge Route, and for lovers of long distance walking there are details of the 48-mile Six Peaks Trail, which links stations from Settle to Kirkby Stephen. So, as they say, let the train take the strain while you enjoy the walk. Published Jan 12

ISBN: 9780955998737 - Dales Rail Trails



Wharfedale and Nidderdale, Andrew Bibby - Frances Lincoln teams up again with Ramblers' Association - ardent campaigner for greater public access to open land - to expand their ground-breaking series of Wainwright-sized guides to areas newly opened up to walkers by the Right to Roam legislation. The second five guides explore the rich new opportunities for walkers in the Peak District and the Yorkshire moors and dales. Each guide includes: an introduction to the area: its landscape, history and natural history; 12 or more walks, graded for difficulty, where walkers choose their own route; a full 4-colour OS map for each walk; special features on points of interest; practical information for visitors; and a guide to public rights of access. Published March 06.

For More Freedom to Roam see Pennines Books, Peak District Books and Yorkshire Moors Books.

Day Walks in the Yorkshire Dales, Bernard Newman - "Day Walks in the Yorkshire Dales" is the fourth title in "Vertebrate Publishing's" series of compact and portable hill walking guidebooks. This book showcases 20 circular routes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, between 6 and 11 miles (10km and 17km) in length, suitable for hill walkers of all abilities. The routes are split into three geographical areas - south, east, and north - and include walks to the Dales' most regarded beauty spots, such as Malham Cove, Cautley Spout, Brimham Rocks and the Norber Erratics, as well as the trio of sought-after peaks; Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. The author of this guidebook, Bernard Newman, is a freelance outdoor writer and photographer, and former editor of the internationally acclaimed Mountain magazine. A Yorkshire Dales local and graduate geologist, in his route descriptions he explores the incredible geology that has created the breathtaking scenery on show in the Dales. Each route in this guide is described with easy-to-follow directions and details of distance, navigation information, refreshment stops and is plotted on clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 mapping.  Published July 10.


Julia Bradbury's Wainwright Walks: Coast to Coast, Julia Bradbury - The much-loved fellwalker Alfred Wainwright created one of the truly great walking challenges – to walk across the whole of England. The Coast to Coast route was AW’s last great venture and has become his greatest legacy to long distance walkers – a beautifully simple proposition, linking three national parks that lie between the Irish and the North Sea - The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and The North Yorks Moors National Parks.
Accompanying the BBC television series, this book follows Julia Bradbury as she re-traces Wainwright’s grand traverse. The book collects together all six stages of the walk from the TV series, with Julia’s commentary on her experience of the walk accompanied by stills, evocative landscape photography, and AW’s celebrated line drawings. Julia crosses this changing landscape in sun, wind and rain, learns something of its history and meets the people that make up almost 200 miles of northern England’s most glorious countryside. Published April 13. 
Walks to Waterfalls: Walks to the Best Waterfalls in the Yorkshire Dales, Neil Coates - This attractive and cleverly structured guide gives walkers ten of the finest walks to waterfalls in the Yorkshire Dales National Park in a popular pocketable format. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, large scale Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease-of-use. Featured walks include: Aysgarth & Cauldron Falls, Janet's Foss & Goredale Scar, Catrigg Force, Kidson & Currack Forces, The Strid & Posforth Gill, Mill & Whitfield Gills, Ingleton Waterfalls, Linton Falls & Ghaistrill's Strid, Uldale Force and Hardraw Force. Published December 12.
Dales Way: 80 Miles Through the Yorkshire Dales, Paul Hannon - This is a brand new edition of one of the first guidebooks to this classic walk. "The Dales Way" is one of Britain's favourite long-distance walks, running from Ilkley in Wharfedale, through the Yorkshire Dales National Park to a delightful conclusion on the shores of Windermere in the Lake District National Park. At 80 miles in length and generally easy going, the "Dales Way" makes an ideal introduction to long-distance walking, being comfortably walkable within a week's holiday. It is well waymarked throughout and spends many miles on delectable riverbanks and passing through some archetypal Dales villages. An additional bonus is that each end of the route is accessible by rail. After a re-survey of the entire route in Spring 2012, numerous changes and improvements have been made to this already well-used guide, which now includes a stunning collection of more than 50 full colour photographs depicting the countless memorable features and landscapes along the way. The three link routes from Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate are also described. Concise route descriptions are complemented by a wealth of background information, with an introductory section dealing with planning the walk, including useful addresses, contacts and essential services; also an extremely useful log section. Published June 12.
The Yorkshire Dales, Pocket Mountains, Dominic North - Windswept fell-tops, ancient ruins, tranquil riverside pastures and the singular beauty of sculptured limestone - the Yorkshire Dales make for an iconic English landscape, and one of the country's best places to explore on foot. From the grandeur of the Three Peaks and spectacular Malham to the lonely heights above Wensleydale and the sleepy valleys of the north and west, Dominic North's forty circular routes blend a fresh perspective on the acknowledged classics with the wild and overlooked. A superb introduction to the National Park for visitors, and a treasure trove of the unexpected for those already in love with the Dales, covering Nidderdale and Wharfedale, Malham, Littondale and Upper Wharfedale, The Three Peaks and Ribbesdale from the Howgills to Hawes, Lower Wensleydale and Swaledale. Published June 08.

ISBN: 9780955082276 - The Yorkshire Dales


Swaledale: In the Yorkshire Dales, Paul Hannon - 25 walks in the 'Walking Country' series from Paul Hannon. Discover unspoilt villages at Keld, Gunnerside, Muker and Reeth, Tan Hill, Arkengarthdale and the historic town of Richmond.  Published June 10.

Yorkshire Dales, Walking on the Level, Norman Buckley. All the pleasure of the Dales without the climbs. Ideal for the less able and the less fit. 32 routes of up to 7 miles. Published August 11.



The Dales Way (Rucksack Readers), Peter Stott - The Dales Way runs for 79 miles (127 km) from Ilkley in the Yorkshire Dales to Bowness in the Lake District. The route heads north through Wharfedale, crisscrossing the river, and rises over high moorland to pick up River Dee through Dentdale. Briefly it joins River Lune before heading west across the Lake District to Bowness-on-Windermere. Along the Way, you'll see impressive railway viaducts and fine stone bridges; Bolton Priory and many small churches; limestone scenery with stone walls, barns and kilns; and heritage centres you can visit. Above all, the route is blessed with many small villages with a range of accommodation and welcoming pubs at strategic intervals. Gradients are modest and most people will complete it comfortably in 6 or 7 days. This guidebook has all that a walker needs: concise, up-to-date directions background on geology, railway heritage, farming and wildlife side-trips to heritage centres and a feature on Bolton Priory contact details for accommodation and transport dropdown route map (1:110,000) over 60 glorious colour photos waterproof, rucksack-friendly format.  Published February 11.

ISBN: 9781898481423 - The Dales Way

Short Walks, Yorkshire Dales, Dennis Kelsall - Many characteristics of the Yorkshire Dales alter day by day, changing with the seasons, the weather and the hour-making the area an ideal destination for the walker. The unique limestone landscape encompasses vast expanses of high, lonely moor and respectable-sized hills, but it is the intricate web of valleys such as Wharfedale and Swaledale that gives the area its name. The Ice Age was crucial in moulding this landscape of wet upland bog to lush riverside meadows, green valleys and verdant woodland. Spectacular waterfalls are another typical feature and this guide of 20 short walks in the Yorkshire Dales visits those at Aysgarth, Hardraw, Burton Force, Mill Gill and Catrigg Force. Published March 12.

ISBN: 9781854585189 - Short Walks Yorkshire Dales

Pathfinder Yorkshire Dales, Terry Marsh - This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in the Yorkshire Dales providing the best walks in the area. From an easy stroll through Ingleton Waterfalls to the much more challenging walks in Gunnerside, this volume contains something for everyone. Covering walks through the whole of the Yorkshire Dales both popular and little known scenic routes including Wharfedale, Wendleydale, and Burnsall. Published December 11.

ISBN: 9781854586803 - Pathfinder Yorkshire Dales


A Boot Up the Western Yorkshire Dales, Keith Wood - The Western Dales lie on the edge of the Yorkshire
Dales National Park roughly between Kirkby Lonsdale in the north to Skipton in the south running along the busy A65 trunk road. The area includes Yorkshire's famous Three Peaks country featuring the highest peaks in the county. Walks visit famous landmarks such as Malham Cove and Goredale Scar and the subsidiary valleys including Ribblesdale, Clapdale, Twisleton and Dentdale. TheWestern Dales offers both easy and more challenging walking in the magnificent limestone surroundings with valley walks, waterfalls in
abundance and an ascent of the magnificent Ingleborough.  Published June 11.

ISBN: 9780857100405 - A Boot Up the Western Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Water Way Vol 2 - From the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales, this work, divided into four day stages, takes you on a journey through the valleys and across the Moorlands of the South Pennines to Langsett in the Peak district. Published July 07.

Walking Weekends:Yorkshire Dales, Mark Reid - 30 circular walks from 15 villages throughout the Yorkshire Dales. Saturday walks are full-day walks ranging from around 9 to 13 miles, with plenty of pubs along the way, Sunday walks are a bit more gentle, ranging from around 5 to 9 miles. Villages: Askrigg, Aysgarth, Clapham, Dentdale, Grassington, Hawes, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Kettlewell, Langthwaite, Malham, Middleham, Muker, Pateley Bridge, Reeth, West Burton.  Published September 05.

Walking Weekends: Yorkshire Dales

Wensleydale, Walking Country: In the Yorkshire Dales, Paul Hannon - This title presents 25 walks in the "Walking Country" series from Paul Hannon. Wensleydale is the major valley of the Yorkshire Dales and offers first class walking country from Hawes through Bainbridge and on to Leyburn. Walk through history at Middleham Castle, Bolton Castle and Jervaulx Abbey, and explore Roman roads and absorbing side valleys at Coverdale and Semerwater.  Published July 11.

Yorkshire Dales (Collins Rambler's Guide), David Leather - Revised edition.  Produced in association with the Rambler's Association and Harvey's Maps, this new series, combining detailed route descriptions with information on the local history and wildlife. The magnificent Yorkshire Dales include impressive limestone formations, beautiful waterfalls and shadowy peaks. Picturesque dales such as Swaledale, Wharfedale and Dentdale meander through the area, where abbey ruins, ancient farmhouses and villages wait to be discovered. The main section of the book comprises 30 walks, suitable for all abilities, from young children to experienced walkers. NEW FOR 2010 - Overview map on inside front cover showing start points of the walks.  Walks are colour coded to indicated level of difficulty.  Back cover flap contains the key to symbols used in the text and on the route maps. Ideal as a book mark during use.  The cover board has a grained surface, making it extremely durable.  Published April 10.

ISBN: 9780007351411 - Yorkshire Dales

Yorkshire Dales Trigpointing Walks, Keith Stevens - This book introduces the pastime of trigpointing, with 25 walks in the Yorkshire Dales, each aimed at finding Ordnance Survey pillars. They're just pyramids of stone, nothing to right home about, but they're part of our heritage and worthy of our patronage. It's an excuse to get out in the fresh air and try out some new ground, with the objective of reaching the pillars adding a new dimension to the walking experience. The walks are for all ramblers, experienced or otherwise, some easy and others more challenging. Walk to all the best scenic viewpoints from the top you can spot all the surrounding pillars. This book shows you how.  Published April 12.

Collins Ramblers - Short Walks in the Yorkshire Dales - A brand new range of practical little walk guides endorsed by the Ramblers. All the walks are 5 miles or under in length and can easily be completed in less that 3 hours. 20 walks are included and use clear maps to show the route plus easy to follow walk descriptions.  The beautiful Yorkshire Dales include impressive limestone formations, beautiful waterfalls and shadowy peaks. Picturesque dales such as Swaledale, Wharfedale and Dentdale meander through the area, where abbey ruins, ancient farmhouses and villages wait to be discovered. This guide, produced in co-operation with the Ramblers and featuring Ordnance Survey mapping, is the perfect way to get out and enjoy the stunning scenery. This compact little guide contains walks, all of which are 5 miles or under, which are ideal for an afternoon stroll. Published May 10. K

ISBN: 9780007359431 - Short Walks in the Yorkshire Dales


Settle to Carlisle: Hill Walk with return by classic Rail Route, Hugh Stewart - With over 22,000 feet of ascent in 105 miles, this journey sets out from Settle, taking in some of the classic summits of the North Yorkshire Dales, Howgills and Eastern and Northern Cumbrian Fells. The walk ends at at Carlisle but your travels continue by returning to Settle on one of England's most scenic railway. This 8-day hill walk takes in the summits of Ingleborough, Whernside, Great Coum, before moving on to the Howgills including The Calf with routes over less known ridges into the Eastern Lakeland Fells. On this section of the guide the walk takes in Haweswater Head, High Street, Sheffield Pike, as well as the Dodds, Blencathra, Bowscale Fell and High Pike of the Northern Lakeland Fells. The author takes you through each walk - there are eight, one for each day - with maps and route descriptions and his own anecdotes. This is a new route that covers not only sections of classic routes but also visits less known areas of this beautiful and at times remote part of the British Isles. Ideal for confident and experienced walkers. Published Jan 11.

ISBN: 9781908098061 - Settle to Carlisle

The Yorkshire Dales North and East, Dennis and Jan Kelsall.  With a total of 42 walks, this book seeks out the best of the northern and eastern sections of this magnificent walking region. Spectacular waterfalls, dramatic gorges, expansive heather moors, rich woodlands and colourful flower meadows are just some of the natural delights encountered along the way, while elsewhere intriguing relics of lead mining and quarrying scatter remote valleys and lonely   regions.  Published March 09. K

The Yorkshire Dales: North and East


The Yorkshire Dales: South and West, Dennis and Jan Kelsall - Few areas in England are so completely and immediately appealing as that central portion of the Pennines known as the Yorkshire Dales. Even today, many of the valleys remain relatively isolated from each other and the wider world, which has enabled each to develop a unique character. The ancient arteries of paths, trackways and narrow lanes are an integral part of that charm and invite leisurely roaming on a journey of personal discovery. This book guides you on an exploration of the dales and surrounding hills and moors. More than 40 walks, ranging from gentle two-mile strolls to more strenuous day-long rambles, seek out the area's most attractive and fascinating features. Everywhere are stunning views and panoramic scenery and intriguing geological formations, characteristic of the Dales. Published May 08. K
Walks in Limestone Country, Arthur Wainwright - Originally compiled in the 1950s and early 1960s, the Wainwright walking guides are perhaps the most distinctive and unusual such guides ever devised. The result of painstaking and lengthy research by their namesake and author over a period of 13 years, the guides have retained their original format and design to this day. The books contain intricate hand drawn sketches by the author, detailing routes of ascent and gradients of the hills in and around the Lake District and outlying regions. This particular guide focuses on walks in the Whernside, Ingleborough and Penyghent areas of Yorkshire. Published June 03

Walks in Limestone Country

Dales Way, The Complete Guide to the Trail. Terry Marsh - This is a fully-updated new edition of this multi-day walk through the Yorkshire Dales and the eastern fringe of the Lake District between Ilkely and Bowness on Windermere, a total of 78 miles. This is the only guide available which describes the route in both directions. The Dales Way is one of the gentlest multi-day walks in Britain, suitable for all ages and an excellent introduction to long-distance walking. The route makes the most of delectable Wharfedale, travelling virtually to the source of the great river before crossing into the equally delightful Dentdale. This too is followed as it fashions a lovely course through the village of Dent and on to Sedbergh, where it joins the Rawthey. From here, the Way strikes westward into the fringe of Lakeland. The great attraction of the Dales Way is that it is rarely far from features of architectural, social, ecological or historic interest - churches, ancient bridges, manor houses, shooting lodges, Roman roads, stone circles, packhorse routes, viaducts and nature trails - the Dales Way has them all. Published April 05. K (2010)

The Dales Way: Complete Guide to the Trail (British Long-distance Trails S.)

AA 30 Walks Yorkshire Dales - This original concept takes the most popular walks from the AA's best-selling and newly updated walks database and packages them on individual laminated cards in a durable box. The small and handy size means that the box can be stowed away in a pocket or handbag and single cards extracted at each walk start point. Clear and concise instructions plus a full-colour route map make the cards a joy to use. Published January 10.

ISBN: 9780749563776 - Yorkshire Dales

Yorkshire Dales: A Dog Walker's Guide, Rob Godfrey - Take your dog walking through the wonderful Yorkshire Dales without worry with this new book. The circular routes, which vary in length, will let you and your dog explore the Yorkshire Dales knowing you have all the information to hand on distance, terrain, number of stiles and in an emergency the nearest veterinary surgery.  Published July 11. 

ISBN: 9781846742422 - Yorkshire Dales: A Dog Walker's Guide

Walk the Yorkshire Dales, John and Judi Johnson - Many of Yorkshire's half a million acres are over 600 metres, peaking at more than 700 metres above sea level. These are wild, bleak and barren places, commanding heights of peat moor and limestone crag, windswept, inspiring and dramatic. But for all these glorious uplands it's the dales - the valleys - which truly catch the imagination. As Cumbria has its Lake District, and Derbyshire its Peak District, so Yorkshire is justifiably famous for its 'valley district'; The Yorkshire Dales. We can't guarantee the warmth of the sun, but we can just about cast-iron guarantee the warmth of the welcome to anyone who's come to enjoy our beautiful dales. To those of us lucky enough to live here, it's simply God's Own Country, and we enjoy talking about it as much as we enjoy walking it and sharing it. If you are a stranger in the Dales, you won't stay that way for long. All 40 walking routes include: walking route summary, ratings for Effort Time Distance Ascents/Descents !
Refreshments and Vertigo risk, fully detailed walk description including frequent timings to aid navigation and check your progress, GPS waypoints at every key point on every route, full colour 1:40,000 scale Ordnance Survey licenced mapping for each route, short walk and stroll alternatives.  Includes a Place Name Index and has a Wire-O spiral binding allowing the book to lay flat and be folded back on itself without damage. Published January 06.

Walks in the Yorkshire Dales, Jack Keighley's family walks have been known and loved by both visitors and locals alike for many years. From the ninety walks featured in his original three-book series of "Walks in the Yorkshire Dales" (published 1989-1991 and now out of print), Jack Keighley has selected, revised and updated his fifty top favourites. All the walks are circular, and range from 4.5 to 7.75 miles. They have been chosen to appeal to all, and vary from simple valley strolls to strenuous fell expeditions. The walks are illustrated in Jack's unique style, with annotated sketch maps and delightful line drawings, making the routes accessible to all. Published April 06.

Walks in the Yorkshire Dales: Jack Keighley's 50 Favourite Routes


Walks on the Howgill Fells, A Wainwright -  Originally compiled in the 1950s and early 1960s, the Wainwright walking guides are perhaps the most distinctive and unusual such guides ever devised. The result of painstaking and lengthy research by their namesake and author over a period of 13 years, the guides have retained their original format and design to this day. The books contain intricate hand drawn sketches by the author, detailing routes of ascent and gradients of the hills in and around the Lake District and outlying regions. This particular guide focuses on walks on the Howgill Fells and adjoining fells. Published June 03.

The Inn Way - to the Yorkshire Dales, Mark Reid - The complete and unique guide to a circular walk in the Yorkshire Dales.  Published September 08.

Walks in Ribble Country, Jack Keighley - The River Ribble rises in the wild heights of the Yorkshire Dales and flows for 75 miles through some of the loveliest and most varied scenery that Yorkshire and Lancashire have to offer. This idyllic countryside provides the setting for these 30 delightful circular walks. They have been selected to appeal to all tastes, and range from simple valley strolls to strenuous fell expeditions. Published September 99.

Walks in Ribble Country (Jack Keighley's Northern England S.)

All Terrain Pushchair Walks - Yorkshire Dales, Rebecca Terry - 30 tried and tested pushchair walks of between 1 and 5 miles. Including routes by riversides, high-level moorland rambles, and strolls around the many country estates, castles and abbeys. All the walks are graded from simple low-level strolls to more ambitious moorland stomps. Each comes with a simple at-a-glance key making walk selection easy; there’s a map and route description for each walk and information on refreshments and changing facilities. There’s also background information about the area and a selection of additional ways to amuse the children. Published May 06.

All-Terrain Pushchair Walks -  Yorkshire Dales

Walks in Dales Country, J Keighley - These 30 circular walks range from four and half to eight and a half miles, and explore the idyllic Yorkshire Dales countryside both within and beyond the National Park. They have been selected to appeal to all tastes, and vary from simple valley strolls to strenuous fell expeditions. Published November 01.

Dales Pack, 20 Classic Walks, Peter Beresford - Durable, weather-proof walking cards with route descriptions of 20 outstanding circular walks, graded for suitability. The cards are contained in a box, along with a PVC card/map holder and fully comprehensive, straightforward User Guide booklet. Features Ordnance Survey mapping. Published April 94.

Dales Pack 2, Peter Beresford - A second volume of walks in the Yorkshire Dales. Published 06


Pocket Pub Walks in the Yorkshire Dales, Peter Young - A pocket sized collection of fifteen circular walks with maps and photographs. Published May 08.

ISBN: 9781846740862 - Pocket Pub Walks in the Yorkshire Dales


Pendle Hill & Ribble Valley, Paul Hannon. Limited availability.   Published May 95.

Ilkley Moor, Paul Hannon - Ilkley's world famous moor, including Lower Wharfedale and Washburn Valley. Info on pubs, toilets, parking etc. 22 walks of between 3 and 8 miles. Limited availability.  Published May 94.


Three Peaks Country, Paul Hannon - Includes Settle, Ingleton, Clapham, Ribblesdale and Dentdale. Info on pubs, toilets, parking etc. 24 walks of between 4 and 9 miles. Published December 95.

Wharfedale, Paul Hannon - 32 walks of between 3 and 11 miles. Includes Bolton Abbey, Grassington, Kettlewell, Buckden, Arncliffe, Linton and Burnsall. Info on pubs, toilets, parking etc. Published March 06.

Wensleydale, Paul Hannon - Includes Aysgarth Falls, Castle Bolton, Semerwater, Hawes and Middleham. Info on pubs, toilets, parking etc. 25 walks of between 3 and 11 miles. Limited availability. Published June 99

Short Walks: Yorkshire Dales - 20 easy-to-follow walks for the whole family. The routes range from 1½ to 5½ miles in length. Ordnance Survey mapping throughout. Points of interest for children, as well as refreshment stops, public facilities and transport. Limited availability. Published June 01.

Country Walks in Mirfield, Emley, Denby Dale, 17 Circular Walks, Ramblers Assoc. Published July 02

Yorkshire Dales Teashop Walks, Jean Patefield - Includes walks in Swaledale, Wensleydale, Nidderdale, Wharfedale and the Western Dales. 20 walks of between 2 and 8 miles. Limited availability. Published May 97.

Pub Walks in the Yorkshire Dales, Richard Musgrave - The 25 circular walks, selected for their scenic settings, all feature a traditional country inn either at the outset of the walk or along its route. Includes Reeth, Muker, Middleham, Aysgarth, Lofthouse, Hubberholme, Burnsall and Dent. The walks range in length from 3 to 8 miles. Limited availability. Published March 96.

Walks Around Grassington, Richard Musgrave - 10 walks aimed at beginners, families and those who enjoy an easy ramble. All walks stay below 1500 ft, are 6 miles maximum, and are fully described with easy to follow maps highlighting points of interest along the way.  Limited availability. Published March 99.

Walks Around Settle and Malham Limited availability.  Published March 99.


20 Short Scenic Walks: Ingleton & the Western Dales, Paul Hannon. Limited availability. Published March 10

20 Short Scenic Walks: Lower Wharfedale, Paul Hannon. Limited availability. Published  March 09

Short Scenic Walks: Malhamdale, Paul Hannon. Limited availability. Published March 09

20 Short Scenic Walks: Upper Wensleydale, Paul Hannon - Twenty short scenic walks of less than five miles in Upper Wensleydale. Limited availability. Published March 10

20 Short Scenic Walks: Ribblesdale, Paul Hannon. Limited availability. Published March 10

20 Short Scenic Walks: Lower Wensleydale, Paul Hannon. Limited availability. Published March 10

20 Short Scenic Walks: Nidderdale, Paul Hannon. Limited availability. Published  March 09

Yorkshire Dales with Children, Stephen Rickerby - This is a revised edition of "Yorkshire Dales Walks with Children" aimed at parents and young people. There are 21 circular routes - all less than 5 miles long and well-distributed across the Dales from Swaledale in the north to Bolton Abbey in the south, and from Dentdale in the west to Nidderdale in the east. In addition to the walks, there are places to visit - everything from candle workshops to a steam railway - points of interest to spot along the way and their own sections of the book to read while walking along. Directions are clear and easy to follow, and the facilities available on each walk are listed. You can see at a glance if a particular walk is suitable for pushchairs and where refreshments and toilets are located. There are also suggestions for alternative entertainment in the event of bad weather. Limited availability. Published October 07.

ISBN: 9781850588474 - Yorkshire Dales Walks with Children

Making Tracks in the Yorkshire Dales, Joanne Wright - Great taking their parents on a walk! These beautifully hand-illustrated packs each contain 10 easy-to-follow short walks and have proved a huge hit, especially with families and with schools organising outings and day trips. Walks from Hawes, Clapham, Grassington, Malham Cove, Aysgarth Falls, Richmond, Studley Royal Estate, Brimham Rocks, Bolton Abbey and Middleham. Limited availability. Published September 01.

Making Tracks in the Yorkshire Dales (Walker's Pack S.)


  Walker's Yorkshire Dales and South Pennines in a Box, Duncan Petersen - With 40 laminated cards to a box, this is a great twist to a walking guide. Each has a different walk fully described and illustrated. Pocket a card and protective transparent sleeve and enjoy your day out. The varied range of walks covers not only the Yorkshire Dales but the South Pennines as well. Extending as far as the Peak District, the walks are in an ideal situation for all conurbations which run either side of the Pennines. The cards include local points of interest such as flora and fauna, birdlife and historic sites. Walks range from half a day to two days and are suitable for recreational walkers as well as those who enjoy a walking weekend.  Limited availability. Published June 10.

ISBN: 9781903301579 - Walker's Yorkshire Dales and South Pennines in a Box


AA Walkers Map Central Yorkshire Dales - Covering an area of 50 sq km and with a large scale of 1:25,000, this map has the familiar look and style of OS mapping, with improved coverage of the featured areas. Aimed at outdoor enthusiasts in particular, the level of details ensures nothing gets missed and you won't get lost. Published April 12

ISBN: 9780749573157 - Central Yorkshire Dales

British Mountain Map - Yorkshire Dales. Serious map for serious mountains. 1:40,000 Published Oct 08

Yorkshire Dales Outdoor Atlas, Harvey - The whole of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in one handy book. Detailed 1:40,000 scale mapping. Published Feb 04

Yorkshire Dales Reeth Walks
 Harvey Outdoors. Published May 08
Yorkshire Dales Hawes Walks
Harvey Outdoors. Published Aug 11
Yorkshire Dales Settle Walks 
Harvey Outdoors. Published Sept 08
Yorkshire Dales Grassington Walks  Harvey Outdoors. Published Aug 06
Yorkshire Dales, Pateley Bridge Walks  Harvey Outdoors. Published Aug 03
Yorkshire Dales Sedbergh Walks
 Harvey Outdoors. Published Oct 05
Yorkshire Dales: Skipton and Surroundings. Published May 05
Yorkshire Dales: Askrigg and Aysgarth. Published April 08
Yorkshire Dales: Upper Swaledale Published Oct 08
Yorkshire Dales: Dales South: Malham and Wharfedale
 Harvey Outdoors. Published Aug 08
Yorkshire Dales: Dales West: Sedbergh.and the 3 Peaks
Harvey Outdoors. Published Oct 10
Yorkshire Dales: Dales North: Wensleydale and Swaledale
 Harvey Outdoors. Published Oct 09
Yorkshire Dales: Dales East, Harvey Outdoors:
Pateley Bridge and Nidderdale. Published Nov 03

Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks Harvey Superwalker. Published June 06
Yorkshire Dales: Bentham in Wenningdale (Superwalker S.) Harvey Superwalker. Published Sept 99

 Dales Way XT40 Harvey Route Map. Published June 07
Nidderdale Way Harvey Route Map. Published ) 0ct 02

Howgill Fells, Harvey Superwalker. Published May 00




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Listing information






Local information for the village of Malham, Yorkshire Dales, UK
Links and Local Information for Malham North Yorks
A comprehensive site with loads of information  - accommodation and tourist guide for the Yorkshire Dales.

Save our Stones - Campaign to Increase Usability of The Stones River Crossing at Burley-in Wharfedale

iknow-yorkshire dales accommodation

Walking Routes in the Yorkshire Dales

Northern Guiding - Navigation training, adventure days, guided walking and bespoke walking, walking breaks with open and private groups in the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District

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