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Cicerone Guides: The Lune Valley and Howgills - a Walking Guide

Walking / Outdoor GuideOut of Print

Series: Cicerone British Walking Guides

By: Dennis Kelsall and Jan Kelsall

208 pages, colour photos, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Feb 2012 | Edition: 1 | #195564 | ISBN-13: 9781852846688
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About this book

Set between the national parks of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District, and the AONBs of Bowland, and Arnside and Silverdale, the 50 miles of the River Lune and its many tributaries take in some excellent walking country.

This guide offers a wide range of walks from the source of the river in the Howgill Fells to Glasson Dock, just below Lancaster, all along the Lune Valley, as well as a comfortable itinerary for walking the length of the river in 6 days.

There are magnificent views from the empty hilltops, delightful natural woodlands full of wildlife, stunning secluded side valleys and open moorland vistas to be explored in Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire. And the walks are equally superb at any time of the year.


Overview map

- Origins and landscape
- History
- Wildlife
- Transport
- Accommodation and facilities
- Navigation and maps
- Planning your walk
- Using this guide

The Walks
- Walk 1 Weasdale and Randygill Top
- Walk 2 Newbiggin-on-Lune
- Walk 3 Wath to Kelleth
- Walk 4 Bowderdale and The Calf
- Walk 5 Gaisgill to Orton
- Walk 6 Orton Scar
- Walk 7 Birk Beck
- Walk 8 Bretherdale
- Walk 9 Blease Fell
- Walk 10 Jeffrey's Mount and Borrowdale
- Walk 11 Whinfell and Borrowdale
- Walk 12 Carlin Gill
- Walk 13 Beck Foot
- Walk 14 Firbank and Bridge End
- Walk 15 Winder, Calders and The Calf
- Walk 16 Sedbergh and the River Rawthey
- Walk 17 Frostrow Fells and Dentdale
- Walk 18 Beside the River Dee from Dent
- Walk 19 Killington
- Walk 20 Calf Top
- Walk 21 Barbon Low Fell
- Walk 22 Around Casterton
- Walk 23 Kirkby Lonsdale
- Walk 24 By the Lune from Kirkby Lonsdale
- Walk 25 Leck Beck
- Walk 26 Arkholme and the River Lune
- Walk 27 Melling
- Walk 28 Roeburndale
- Walk 29 Whit Moor
- Walk 30 Littledale
- Walk 31 Clougha Pike
- Walk 32 Aughton and the River Lune
- Walk 33 Halton, the Crook o'Lune and Gray's Seat
- Walk 34 Slyne and the Lune Aqueduct
- Walk 35 Around Lancaster
- Walk 36 The Lune and the Lancaster Canal
- Walk 37 Glasson Dock and the Lancaster Canal Spur
- Walk 38 Cockersand Abbey
- Walk 39 Overton and Bazil Point
- Walk 40 Sunderland Point

Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B The Lune Valley end to end
Appendix C Useful contacts

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Both native Lancastrians, Dennis and Jan Kelsall have long held a shared passion for the countryside and hill walking. They have written and illustrated many guides to some of Britain's most popular walking areas and they regularly contribute to various outdoor magazines.

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