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Cicerone Guide: the Yorkshire Dales - South and West: Howgills, Dentdale, Ribblesdale, Airedale, Wharfdale

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides: Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

By: Dennis R Kelsall and Jan Kelsall

224 pages, Col illus

Cicerone Press

Paperback | May 2008 | #174127 | ISBN-13: 9781852844851
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NHBS Price: £11.99 $15/€13 approx

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A guide to exploring on foot Yorkshire's beautiful Dales. It covers the northern and eastern dales of Nidderdale, Swaledale and Wensleydale.


Introduction; Evolution of the landscape; Geological history; Human settlement; Industry and enterprise; Farming in the Dales; Plants and wildlife; The Southern and Western Dales; The Yorkshire Dales National Park; Practicalities; Navigation and maps; Careful planning; Clothing and footwear; Food and drink; Taking your car; Leaving your car behind; Using this guide; The Walks; Part 1: Lower Wharfedale and Barden Moor; 1 Bolton Abbey; 2 Barden Moor; 3 Simons Seat; 4 Burnsall and Trollers Gill; 5 Grassington and Grass Wood; 6 Conistone; Part 2: Upper Wharfedale; 7 Great Whernside; 8 Kettlewell and Arncliffe; 9 Buckden Pike; 10 Old Cote Moor Top from Buckden; 11 Buckden and Yockenthwaite; 12 Horse Head and Langstrothdale; 13 Oughtershaw Side; Part 3: Littondale; 14 Arncliffe and High Cote Moor; 15 Old Cote Moor Top from Arncliffe; 16 Pen-y-ghent Gill from Litton; 17 Litton and the River Skirfare; Part 4: Malhamdale; 18 Airedale and Weets Top; 19 Gordale, Malham Tarn and the Cove; 20 Malham Cove and Pikedaw Hill; 21 Mastiles Lane; 22 Fountains Fell; 23 Winterburn Reservoir; 24 Cracoe Fell; Part 5: Dentdale and the Westerm Outliers; 25 Great Knoutberry Hill; 26 Wold Fell; 27 A Walk into Deepdale; 28 Great Coum; 29 Dentdale; 30 Calf Top and Middleton Fell; 31 Barbon Low Fell; 32 Gragareth and Great Coum; Part 6: Around Ribblesdale; 33 Attermire Scar and Victoria Cave; 34 Langcliffe and Catrigg Force; 35 Plover Hill and Pen-y-ghent; 36 Upper Ribblesdale along the Ribble Way; 37 Ingleborough from Ribblehead; 38 Whernside from Ribblehead; 39 Gale Moor and the Source of the Ribble; 40 Clapham and the Norber Boulders; 41 Ingleborough from Clapham; 42 Ingleton Falls; 43 Kingsdale; 44 The Yorkshire Three Peaks; Appendix 1: Route summaries and suggestions for longer routes; Appendix 2: Where to find out more

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Both natives of Lancashire and living not far from Preston, Dennis and Jan Kelsall are no strangers to the Ribble Way and the splendid countryside through which it runs. As professional outdoor writers and photographers, they have written and illustrated many guides covering some of the country's most popular walking areas. They also contribute to various magazines, as well as producing a weekly walking feature for the Lancashire Evening Post.Their enjoyment of the countryside extends far beyond a love of fresh air and open spaces and an appreciation of scenery. They also have a keen interest in the environment and its geology, flora and wildlife, as well as a passion for the local history that so often provides clues to interpreting the landscape.

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