This book explores the hidden nooks and crannies of this scenically dramatic and diverse county.
AUTHOR FOREWORD CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS CHAPTERS 1. THREE PEAKS COUNTRY Getting there and around, The sounthern fringe, The Cumbrian corner, Ribblesdale 2. CRAVEN AND WHARFEDALE Getting there and around, Craven, Mid Wharfedale, Upper Wharfedale 3. SWALEDALE Getting there and around, Upper Swaledale, Mid Swaledale: around Reeth, Lower Swaledale: around Richmond 4. WENSLEYDALE Getting there and around, Upper Wensleydale: Hawes, Gayle and Hardraw, Mid Wensleydale: Askrigg to West Witton, Lower Wensleydale: Wensley to Bedale 5. NIDDERDALE, HARROGATE AND AROUND Getting there and around, Upper Nidderdale: Nidd Head to Pateley Bridge, Easter Nidderdale, Knaresborough and Harrogate, North from Harrogate to Masham 6. THE CLEVELAND AND HAMBLETON HILLS Getting there and around, The Cleveland Hills, The Hambleton Hills, The western dales 7. ESKDALE AND THE CLEVELAND COAST Getting there and around, Eskdale, The Cleveland coast: Sandsend to Skinningrove 8. EASTERN MOORS, FORESTS AND BEACHES Getting there and around, The southern moors and forests, Dalby Forest and Levisham Moor, Robin Hood's Bay to Scarborough, South from Scarborough: Filey Bay 9. HOWARDIAN HILLS AND RYEDALE Getting there and around, An abbey road - Ampleforth, Byland and Coxwold, Lower Ryedale, The 'Street' villages, Castle Howard and around, Malton and the Derwent Valley 10. YORK Food and drink, Getting around, Around the Minster, Mercantile York: trade, debt and industry, Across the Ouse INDEX
Mike Bagshaw is a freelance travel and nature writer. For many years he was a teacher of outdoor education and has explored the nooks and crannies of the county by bike, foot and canoe.
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