The Craven Way continues descending to reach Dyke Hall Lane Grid ref. Yorkshire Dales Walking Guide The Yorkshire Dales National Park covers an extensive area, which contains a wide variety of scenic interest. 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. The Old Gang Smelt mill is a well preserved structure also worth a visit. Synopsis Walking in the Yorkshire Dales describes 43 day walks ranging from 3-mile strolls to full-day adventures in the northern and eastern Yorkshire Dales. Covering walks through the whole of the Yorkshire Dales both popular and little known scenic routes including Wharfedale, Wendleydale, and Burnsall. Walking in the Yorkshire Dales describes 43 day walks ranging from 3-mile strolls to full-day adventures in the northern and eastern Yorkshire Dales.
Exit the car park and take the lane opposite heading south. This walled lane is known as the 'Occupation Road' and contours the northern slops of Great Coum leading you to the top of Deepdale and the road from Dent to Ingleton Grid ref. There are a further 14 linear walks from station to station. Published Sept 99 Harvey Route Map. The Pennine Way runs to the west of this lovely valley, and Wether Fell to the east, with the remarkable Cam High Road, a Roman road and subsequently a turnpike, traversing its eastern upper flanks. 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. Dent is well known as being one of the more interesting and picturesque villages in the Yorkshire Dales and provides a great place to start a walk to the highest of Yorkshire's 'Big Three'.
The lane deteriorates and becomes a stony track, climbing quite steeply on the west bank of Flinter Gill. Slowly the valley narrows and deepens with the millstone grit moors filling the skyline. Ruined stone mine buildings remain, taking on the same colours as the landscape into which they are crumbling. This collection of 100 walks of up to 12 miles covers West Riding and The Dales and will help you explore the best of this beautiful and diverse county. Mammals abound, although you will be lucky to see many beyond the ubiquitous rabbits. It explores the dales, hills and moors between Kirkby Stephen and Pateley Bridge.
It also includes information on points of interest along the way, as well as necessary practical information. Return with a breathtaking train ride along England's most beautiful railway. While there aren't firms that will carry your luggage between stops, you can walk for several days with a reasonable-sized pack. Graded from easy to strenuous. Walks by Area: Walk Miles Description 2.
The walks are illustrated in Jack's unique style, with annotated sketch maps and delightful line drawings, making the routes accessible to all. They're just pyramids of stone, nothing to right home about, but they're part of our heritage and worthy of our patronage. The latter has the huge advantage that you can plan a route to suit your specific eccentricities, and you can escape the multitudes that walk the famous routes. Paul Hannon - Ilkley's world famous moor, including Lower Wharfedale and Washburn Valley. All that can be said about the cairn is the superb view north into Deepdale as you still have nearly 300 feet of ascent until you reach the wall and trig point that marks the summit of Whernside.
The walk is a geology lesson. See More We have a lot of helpful practical information and tips about this walk, covering everything from the best books and maps, to timing and weather, geting there, possible problems, whether you need a guide and where to find them, and useful websites. This too is followed as it fashions a lovely course through the village of Dent and on to Sedbergh, where it joins the Rawthey. Find out what you need to do before heading out into the hills and what to do in an emergency in. 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. Glaciation has had a profound effect, helping to chew up the landscape, and leaving the bare pavements and the delightful hummocks and dells that are one of the area's greatest visual delights.
Cicerone says: In this guidebook, 43 circular walks, ranging from 3-mile strolls to full-day adventures are explored in the northern and eastern Dales. K Terry Marsh - This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in the Yorkshire Dales providing the best walks in the area. Reaching the lean-to at the top end, bear left into a small enclosure and go through a small gate on the left down to a line of stepping stones across the river. This sounds easier than it is as you will have covered around 4 miles in the process and, if its being raining recently, will have dodged a number of puddles and muddy areas. The third largest national park after the Lake District and Snowdonia, the Yorkshire Dales are based predominantly on rocks laid down in the Carboniferous period over 300 million years ago. 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.
They are written with personal reflections of my walks. From Pateley Bridge and Aysgarth in the East to Kirkby Stephen and Richmond in the north, including the Howgills, Ninnerdale, Swaledale and Mallerstang, the north and eastern regions of the Yorkshire Dales are full of wild, rugged fell tops carved by limestone crags, deep scooped-out dales with lonely farms far from villages, the ruins of medieval castles as well as the warm bustle of Dales villages and good pubs. This idyllic countryside provides the setting for these 30 delightful circular walks. This guide, produced in co-operation with the Ramblers and featuring Ordnance Survey mapping, is the perfect way to really appreciate the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Like the Lake District, you can take any footpath on the excellent maps safe in the knowledge that it is almost impossible not to be delighted.