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Yorkshire Dales Walks with History Top 10

Yorkshire Dales Walks with History Top 10

by: Frank Kew
From mysterious rock carvings, Iron Age field systems, Roman roads and medieval castles, to the very names given to hills, valleys, farms and villages, the Yorkshire Dales are steeped in the histories of countless generations of people who have made the Dales their home. The ten walks featured here, eight in the National Park and two just outside, visit some of these iconic sites, whether in wild open moorland or in gentler bucolic farmland. This book provides superb enjoyable walking in historic Yorkshire landscapes that resonate with the memory of past lives.

This little guide produced in a popular pocketable format has plenty of full colour stunning photographs. Each route is expertly written with an introduction, overview and clear easy-to-follow numbered instructions. All the practical information you require and fascinating facts about places along the way are included. Full colour OS 1:50,000 mapping aids confident navigation.

The walk locations are:
Victoria Cave, Settle (Mesolithic) - 4.5 miles
Ilkley Moor (Bronze Age) - 4.75 miles
Grassington (Iron Age) - 3.5 miles
Bainbridge (Roman) - 6.25 miles
Burnsall (Norse) - 7 miles
Fountains Abbey (Medieval) - 6.75 miles
Bolton Castle (Elizabethan) - 6 miles
The Brontes, from Penistone Hill (Victorian) - 4.75 miles
Ribbleshead Viaduct (Industrial Revolution) - 6.5 miles
Gunnerside (Underground Wealth) - 5.5 miles

ISBN 9781908632777 Pages 64 (2019) 108mm x 150mm

Price: 5.99