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Welcome Way

Welcome Way Walking Guidebook

Welcome Way Walking Guidebook

edited by John Sparshatt, David Asher and Richard Freeman
The Welcome Way in Yorkshire is a 28-mile circular route designed to link the communities of Otley, Burley-in-Wharfedale and Baildon. The route is made up of 3 continuous sections of 11, 10 and 7 miles respectively, each with its own distinct character and public transport connections.

The Welcome Way takes you through stunning moorland landscapes, alongside rivers and reservoirs, across farmland, through woodland and local communities, affording you an unforgettable experience of an area of outstanding natural beauty.

In her forward to the guidebook Kate Ashbrook says "Here is a first. Three Walkers are Welcome towns have collaborated to produce and promote a route which not only introduces walkers to their splendid countryside but takes them into the heart of the towns themselves. From the breezy heights of the Chevin and Baildon Hill to the wooded valley of Glovershaw Beck this walk takes you through fascinating varied landscape right on the doorsteps of the three towns."

The route is described in detail in 15 short sections. each set out across two facing pages. On the left page is a highly detailed route description in numbered paragraphs and on the right an Ordnance Survey 1:25000 scale full colour map with the route clearly highlighted by a corridor of two red lines bounding the OS green path line, but not obscuring it. The text paragraph numbers are referenced on the maps. The book also contains introductory notes on each of the three Walkers are Welcome towns and numerous attractive colour photographs.

ISBN 9780956444158 Pages 49 (2019) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 5.99