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Yorkshire Dales: South and West

Yorkshire Dales: South and West

by: Dennis and Jan Kelsall
Few areas in England are so completely and immediately appealing as the Yorkshire Dales. Each valley has a character of its own, and this intimate and varied landscape harmonises, as nowhere else in the country, the work of nature and the hand of man. This guide takes you on an exploration of the dales and surrounding hills and moors within the southern and western quarters of the region, where you will find some of the most remarkable limestone landscape in the country.

Walks ranging from gentle two mile strolls to more strenuous day long rambles seek out the area's most attractive and fascinating features. The guide covers Wharfedale, Littondale, Malhamdale, Dentdale and Ribblesdale in 44 separate walks including the Yorkshire Three Peaks. Each walk chapter begins with practical information including distance, height gain, time and facilities on route, followed by a summary of the route describing its main features. Detailed route finding instructions are accompanied by coloured OS 1:50,000 maps. There are also numerous full colour photographs throughout the book making it a visually attractive guide.

The walk locations are:
Lower Wharfedale and Barden Moor
Bolton Abbey - 6.5 miles
Barden Moor - 5.5 miles
Simon's Seat - 8.5 miles
Burnsall and Trollers Gill - 8 miles
Grassington and Grass Wood - 5 miles
Conistone - 7 miles

Upper Wharfedale
Great Whernside - 7.5 miles
Kettlewell and Arncliffe - 6 miles
Buckden Pike - 9 miles
Old Cote Moor Top from Buckden - 8 miles
Buckden and Yockenthwaite - 7 miles
Horse Head and Langstrothdale - 6 miles
Oughtershaw Side - 9 miles

Arncliffe and High Cote Moor - 10 miles
Old Cote Moor Top from Arncliffe - 7.5 miles
Pen-y-ghent Gill from Litton - 7 miles
Litton and the River Skirfare - 7 miles

Airedale and Weets Top - 7.5 miles
Gordale, Malham Tarn and the Cove - 7.5 miles
Malham Cove and Pikedaw Hill - 5 miles
Mastiles Lane - 10 miles
Fountains Fell - 8.5 miles
Winterburn Reservoir - 5 miles
Cracoe Fell - 5.5 miles

Dentdale and the Western Outliers
Great Knoutberry Hill - 4 miles
Wold Fell - 5 miles
A Walk into Deepdale - 9 miles
Great Coum - 8.5 miles
Dentdale - 6 miles
Calf Top and Middleton Fell - 13 miles
Barbon Low Fell - 8.5 miles
Gragareth and Great Coum - 9 miles

Around Ribblesdale
Attermire Scar and Victoria Cave - 3.5 miles
Langcliffe and Catrigg Force - 4.5 miles
Plover Hill and Pen-y-ghent - 8 miles
Upper Ribblesdale along the Ribble Way - 7 miles
Ingleborough from Ribblehead - 9 miles
Whernside from Ribblehead - 8 miles
Gayle Moor and the Source of the Ribble - 9 miles
Clapham and the Norber Boulders - 6 miles
Ingleborough from Clapham - 10 miles
Ingleton Falls - 4 miles
Kingsdale - 6 miles
The Yorkshire Three Peak - 23 miles

ISBN 9781852848859 Pages 249 (2017) 115mm x 170mm

Price: 11.95