Settle to Carlisle Way

Walk the Famous Railway

By Vivienne Crow

Format: Spiral bound

This new walking route runs 97 miles (156 km) northward from Settle to Carlisle, mostly within sight of the famous railway. It passes by the Three Peaks, Ribblehead Viaduct, Mallerstang, Wild Boar Fell and the valley of River Eden. Illustrated with 75 photos, it has detailed route descriptions and background on the railway, geology and wildlife.

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Rucksack Readers

Rucksack Readers are guidebooks to some of the finest long-distance walks in the world. With 60-80 colour photographs each they make great souvenirs, and because they are field-tested and updated regularly they are reliable companions.

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The Settle to Carlisle Way is a newly developed route that runs from station to station, mostly within sight of the famous railway. It goes for 97 miles (156 km) northward from Settle, soon enjoying great views of the Three Peaks as it progresses through the Yorkshire Dales National Park, past the Ribblehead Viaduct and over Blea Moor tunnel. Entering Cumbria via lonely Mallerstang, the Way passes beneath Wild Boar Fell and descends gently through the delightful valley of the River Eden. Here it passes Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle and moves on to Armathwaite, ending in the historic border city of Carlisle. This guidebook contains all you need to plan and enjoy your Settle to Carlisle Way walk: detailed route descriptions background on the railway, geology and scenery wildlife information supported by superb photographs Foreword by the eminent W R Mitchell map of the entire route in 5 drop-down panels (1:115,000) information about public transport and travel lavishly illustrated, with 75 colour photographs on water-resistant paper.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Format Spiral bound
Imprint Rucksack Readers
Publication Date 23 Nov 2012
ISBN 9781898481560
Number of Pages 64

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