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North York Moors National Park South and West

North York Moors National Park South and West

by: Paul Hannon
The North York Moors National Park is a walker's paradise, and the southern and western half includes the majestic Cleveland Hills and Hambleton Hills, as well as a string of colourful valleys.

This guidebook describes 25 great walks, well-illustrated and concisely described, which lead through stunning landscapes of heather-clad moorland with wayside crosses, and rich woodland by delectable riverbanks. From the absorbing old market towns of Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley discover the grandeur of Rievaulx and Byland Abbeys, and follow in the footsteps of drovers, miners and quarrymen.

Savour the natural delights of the Wainstones, Boltby Scar andGormire Lake, and the ever popular charms of Osmotherley, Hutton-le-Hole, Sutton Bank and the White Horse of Kilburn. Explore the delightful valleys of Ryedale, Bilsdale, Bransdale, Farndale and Rosedale and a wealth of colourful stone built villages such as Hawnby, Lastingham, Gillamoor and Swainby.

Each walk entry begins with start location, distance, OS Explorer map reference and access information. Background information is printed in coloured italic to easily distinguish it from route navigation instructions. Simple outline sketch maps are included and the guide is illustrated with colour photographs.

The walk locations are:
Appleton-le-Moors - 6.25 miles
Heart of Rosedale - 5 miles
Rosedale Railway - 8 miles
Gillamoor - 6.5 miles
Harland Moor - 5.25 miles
Farndale - 6.5 miles
Bransdale - 6.25 miles
Byland Abbey - 5.75 miles
The White Horse - 6.5 miles
Gormire Lake - 5.5 miles
Rievaulx Abbey - 6 miles
Boltby Scar - 5.5 miles
Hambleton Drove Road - 5.5 miles
Hawnby Hills - 5.75 miles
Black Hambleton - 6.5 miles
Above Osmotherley - 5 miles
Whorlton Castle - 6 miles
Carlton Moor - 7 miles
Cringle Moor - 5.5 miles
Ingleby Incline - 7 miles
The Wainstones - 5.5 miles
Bilsdale West Moor - 5.75 miles
Tripsdale - 5.75 miles
Roppa Edge - 5.75 miles

ISBN 9781907626180 Pages 96 (2015) 114mm x 175mm

Price: 4.99