Pennine Way

British Walking Guide: Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat; Includes 138 Large-Scale Walking Maps

Author: Keith Carter,Chris Scott,Stuart Greig

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781905864614

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

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Walking guide to the 256-mile Pennine Way, Britain's best-known National Trail. 138 large-scale maps (just under 1:20,000); full details of all accommodations, restaurants, pubs.
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The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey

Author: Andrew McCloy

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1783623942

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 8444

This book presents a portrait of the Pennine Way, Britain's oldest and best known long-distance footpath, tracing its remarkable history through the experiences of walkers past and present. As Andrew McCloy walks the 268-mile route from the Derbyshire Peak District to the Scottish borders, he discovers how the Pennine Way set a benchmark for personal challenge and adventure and how reconnecting with wild places and the unhurried rhythm of the long walk continue to provide a much-needed antidote to our busy modern age. The resilience of the long distance walker is mirrored in the path's fascinating history: the initial struggle for access, battles to tame the bogs, later challenges of path erosion and the fluctuating circumstances of the rural hostel. Above all else however this is a book about Pennine Way people - from crusading ramblers to resourceful B&B landladies, hard working rangers to fanatical trail walkers. Their conversations and memories are woven into the narrative to give an account of the changing fortunes of the path and its special significance. Personal, thoughtful and often humorous, The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey is an exploration of our desire for challenge and adventure, the stimulation of wild places and how a long journey on foot through our own country still resonates today. It will appeal to people who have walked or are preparing to walk the Pennine Way, as well as to those with an interest in the history and legacy of this iconic path.
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Pennine Way Companion

Author: Alfred Wainwright

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9780711233683

Category: Pennine Way (England)

Page: 224

View: 6823

The Pennine Way – England’s first continuous long-distance path for walkers – stretches for 268 miles from Derbyshire to the Scottish Borders along the length of the Pennines. Inaugurated in 1965, it has become one of the most popular long-distance footpaths in Britain. For those starting in the south, it runs from Edale in Derbyshire through the old West and North Ridings of Yorkshire, Westmorland, Cumberland, and Northumberland before reaching its northern terminus at Kirk Yetholm, just over the Scottish border. Wainwright’s handwritten guide to the route, with its magnificent detailed maps and occasionally tongue-in-cheek text, was first published in 1968. This new edition has been brilliantly revised and updated by Chris Jesty to meet the goal Wainwright set for the original edition: ‘to enable walkers to follow the Pennine Way without putting a foot wrong...’
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Pennine Way

Author: Damian Hall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781781315026

Category:

Page: 192

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To replace its previous two-volume guide to the Pennine Way, Aurum now publishes an entirely new one-volume guide for the 21st-century walker. The Pennine Way is Britain’s toughest long-distance path, running 268 miles from Derbyshire’s Peak District up through the Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria and Northumberland into the Scottish Borders. Until now, Aurum’s Trail Guide has covered it in two volumes, where our competitors publish one, and those volumes have been bulked out with circular day walks which no-one essaying the arduous task of walking even a stretch of the Path will realistically want to divert to do. Now, Damian Hall, one of Country Walking’s senior contributors, has written a completely new guide, giving all the information the modern walker requires: GPS references, gradients of each section, public transport links, extensive details of the wildlife and flora to be seen along the way, and a guide for occasional walkers to the real highlight stretches of the path.
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The White Peak Way

A 90-mile Circular Walk Within the Peak National Park

Author: Robert Haslam

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781852840563

Category: Peak District National Park (England)

Page: 96

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The White Peak Way is a 90-mile circular walk amongst the spectacular scenery of the Derbyshire Peak District. It explores the hills and dales of the limestone country and the gritstone moors and edges to the east. It also visits many notable landmarks, places of interest and sites of antiquity. The journey is devised into seven comfortable stages, each linked by a youth hostel (bureau booking service available), although the walk is equally well served by campsites and camping barns, and by Bed & Breakfast accommodation.
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Pennine Way

Author: Tony Hopkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781903506134

Category: Pennine Way (England)

Page: 160

View: 5345

A large format, illustrated celebration of Britain's most famous long distance footpath. Background text provides the reader with information on landscape, flora, fauna, agriculture and rural life along the route.
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Offa's Dyke Path

British Walking Guides

Author: Keith Carter

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781873756591

Category: Travel

Page: 208

View: 8811

A magnificent National Trail from the Severn Estuary to the north Wales coast following the line of Offa's Dyke, an impressive 8th century earthwork along the English/Welsh border. The ever-changing landscape--the Wye Valley, the Black Mountains, the Shropshire Hills, and the Clwydian Hills--is steeped in history and legend providing 168 miles of fascinating walking.
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The Great Glen Way Map Booklet

1:25,000 OS Route Mapping

Author: N.A

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1783623217

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 48

View: 1402

The Great Glen Way is one of Scotland's Great Trails and follows the course of the Caledonian Canal through the Highlands from Fort William to Inverness. NOTE An accompanying Cicerone guidebook - The Great Glen Way - describes the full route in both directions with lots of other practical information. The accompanying guidebook INCLUDES a copy of this map booklet. This booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 Explorer maps has been designed for convenient use on the trail. It shows the full and up-to-date line of the Way, along with the relevant extract from the OS Explorer map legend. It is conveniently sized for slipping into a jacket pocket or top of a rucksack and comes in a clear PVC sleeve.
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Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle

Author: Terry Marsh

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1849655332

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

View: 3895

A guidebook to 40 circular walks in the north of England in two of Lancashire's largest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Forest of Bowland, an area of 310 square miles (800km2), and the 'bewitching' countryside of Pendle to the south. These areas provide vastly differing terrain - from the lush farmlands of the Ribble valley to the more rugged rough pastures of the Forest of Bowland uplands and the huge boggy uplifts of the main Bowland massif itself. It's all wonderfully wild walking country. This routes, which are suitable for walkers with navigational skills, include four 'Marilyns' - Ward's Stone, Pendle Hill, Longridge Fell and Fair Snape Fell. All walks are illustrated with OS mapping and colour photos, and provide information on the natural and cultural history of the region - from wild flowers to witches.
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100 Greatest Walks in Britain

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780715337752

Category: Great Britain

Page: 208

View: 6363

Includes 100 greatest walks in Britain that have been chosen by "Country Walking" magazine, Britain's walking journal, and contains the information you need to enjoy walking in the very best of Britain's countryside.
Posted in Great Britain

The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

Author: Barry Stone

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 1785780646

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 5203

Barry Stone, author of 1001 Walks You Must Experience Before You Die, delves into some of the lesser-known aspects of the world's most famous – and not-quite-famous-yet – trails. The perfect accompaniment to practical guidebooks, Stone relates how slings and carabiners kept him from falling headlong off the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and reports on the progress of the continental-wide monster, the Trans Canada Trail, gaps in which are still being filled by countless grass-roots communities. With walks that will appeal to everyone regardless of ability, The 50 Greatest Walks of the World includes British classics such as the Pennine Way, Offa's Dyke Path, and the Old Man of Hoy as well as personal favourites such as Italy's Cinque Terre Classic and the Isle of Skye's Trotternish Ridge, one of Britain's finest ridge traverses with almost 2,500m of ascents. Whether it's a climb, a stroll, or a life-changing slog, this book has the walk for you.
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The Big Walks of the North

Author: David Bathurst

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW

ISBN: 0857655205

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 6647

From the Great Glen Way to the Coast to Coast Path, there is no better way to discover the spectacular diversity of northern Britain’s landscape than on foot. Whether you enjoy exploring green and gently rolling dales or tackling rugged mountain paths, there are walks here to keep you rambling all year round. An indefatigable walker, David Bathurst has unlaced his boots to produce this invaluable and definitive companion to the ten best-loved long-distance footpaths in the north of Britain, with each split into manageable sections. Combining practical, detailed descriptions with an appreciation of the beauty and history of the British countryside, this in an indispensable guide for both experienced and novice walkers alike.
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Walking on the Brecon Beacons

Author: Andrew Davies,David Whittaker

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1849653461

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 5162

A guidebook to 45 contrasting day walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales, UK, Europe, from centres including Llandovery, Brecon, Crickhowell, Abergavenny and Hay-on-Wye, covering the four main areas: Mynydd Du, Fforest Fawr, Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains. The Brecon Beacons is a place of diverse landscapes - majestic valleys, dramatic waterfalls and high mountain peaks and ridges. The circular walks in this guide avoid the better-known routes to explore unfrequented wooded gorges and upland valleys and are suitable for all abilities and all seasons. The authors' aim is to offer the reader a 'solitary guided walk' - the opportunity to enjoy the wilderness, accompanied by all the geological, historical, botanical and other facts that a bevy of expert guides might provide. Routes are split into seven geographical groups and indexed for areas of interest and difficulty and the detailed route descriptions are packed with information for walkers and walk leaders. All illustrated with OS map extracts, geological diagrams and colour photographs.
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The Pennine Way

From Edale to Kirk Yetholm

Author: Paddy Dillon

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1783624760

Category: Travel

Page: 240

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The Pennine Way is Britain's oldest, toughest long-distance footpath - and arguably its most iconic. Now a National Trail, the 427km (2651⁄2 mile) route from Edale in Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders offers wayfarers the opportunity to immerse themselves in wild beauty of the North. The Pennines boast rolling hills, sweeping moorland and wide glacial valleys, and the Pennine Way has come to embody personal challenge and adventure. This guidebook presents the route in 20 daily stages of 10.5-31.5km (61⁄2-191⁄2 miles). Step-by-step route description is accompanied by 1:100,000 mapping and information about points of interest along the way, as well as advice on facilities and planning your trip, tips for walking the route and an alternative 15-day itinerary. Useful contacts and full accommodation listings can be found in the appendices. In addition, the guide includes a pocket-sized map booklet containing all the OS 1:25,000 mapping needed to complete the trail, saving the need to carry numerous map sheets. The Pennine Way crosses three National Parks - the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland National Park - and other highlights include Cross Fell, the highest point in England outside of the Lake District; the Cheviot Hills; Kinder Scout; the limestone cliffs of Malham Cove; the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall. Overnight options range from camping to a mixture of hostels and B&Bs and there is great camaraderie amongst wayfarers. With a wealth of information to help you get the most from your trip, Paddy Dillon's guide is an ideal companion to discovering this classic trail.
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Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

A Walking Guide

Author: Helen Fairbairn

Publisher: The Collins Press

ISBN: 1848895674

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 168

View: 4493

The Wild Atlantic Way follows the magnificent west coast of Ireland, passing golden beaches, thrusting headlands and soaring sea cliffs. Renowned walking-guide author Helen Fairbairn explores the best walking routes of the region, recommending trips to uninhabited islands, coastal mountains and much more. Routes vary from two to six hours, and are illustrated with colour photos and detailed maps. Whatever your level of expertise, this comprehensive guide is all you need to discover the real wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way. Praise for this author: ‘Handy, easy to use guide.’ Walking World Ireland. ‘Will be appreciated by local walkers and visitors alike.’ Irish Mountain Log. ‘Ideal for bringing out on a trail.’ The Irish Times Also by this author: ‘Dublin & Wicklow: A Walking Guide’, ‘Ireland’s Best Walks: A Walking Guide’, ‘Northern Ireland: A Walking Guide’
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The Reivers Way

Author: Paddy Dillon

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1849654573

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 7553

A comprehensive guide to walking The Reivers Way, a long-distance path through Northumberland at the northern edge of England, from Corbridge to Alnmouth. Follow in the footsteps of the notorious border 'reivers' and discover how they survived centuries of strife and warfare. The Reivers Way wanders for 150 miles (240 kilometres) through the wildest and most scenic parts of Northumberland, taking in the North Pennines, Hadrian's Wall, Tynedale, Redesdale, the Simonside Hills, Coquetdale and the Cheviot Hills. This wild and sparsely populated landscape includes a national park, areas of outstanding natural beauty and a fine heritage coast. This guidebook includes nine days with variants and alternative routes, clearly illustrated on OS map extracts; details of all the services and facilities along the way; background information on local history and heritage; and information about an optional excursion to the bird reserves of the Farne Islands.
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Wensleydale and Upper Wharfedale

Author: Ordnance Survey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780319480366

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 3178

The OS Landranger Map - Active is an encapsulated product that is tough, durable and weatherproof. The maps are covered in a lightweight protective plastic coating that can be written on, so your favourite routes can be easily highlighted.
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The Last Hillwalker

A Sideways Look at Forty Years in Britain's Mountains

Author: John D Burns

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780995595804

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 1925

John Burns has walked and climbed in the mountains of the British Isles for over forty years. This book takes you on his journey in a story told with humour and compassion.
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A Boot Up the Dark Peak

Author: Roger A. Redfern

Publisher: PiXZ Books

ISBN: 9781906887155

Category: Peak District National Park (England)

Page: 64

View: 5821

Halsgrove's new-format guidebook, containing maps, photographs and useful information will ensure a great walking experience. Packed with colour, the book is an ideal reminder of a visit to the Peak District.
Posted in Peak District National Park (England)