The Dales Way

By Peter Stott

Format: Spiral bound

The Dales Way runs for 79 miles (127 km) from Ilkley in the Yorkshire Dales to Bowness in the Lake District, through limestone scenery with stone walls and fine wildlife. You pass Bolton Priory, soaring railway viaducts and heritage centres and stay in well-spaced villages with B&Bs and welcoming pubs. This guidebook tells a walker all they need.

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The Dales Way runs for 79 miles (127 km) from Ilkley in the Yorkshire Dales to Bowness in the Lake District. The route heads north through Wharfedale, crisscrossing the river, and rises over high moorland to pick up River Dee through Dentdale. Briefly it joins River Lune before heading west across the Lake District to Bowness-on-Windermere. Along the Way, you'll see impressive railway viaducts and fine stone bridges; Bolton Priory and many small churches; limestone scenery with stone walls, barns and kilns; and heritage centres you can visit. Above all, the route is blessed with many small villages with a range of accommodation and welcoming pubs at strategic intervals. Gradients are modest and most people will complete it comfortably in 6 or 7 days. This guidebook has all that a walker needs: concise, up-to-date directions background on geology, railway heritage, farming and wildlife side-trips to heritage centres and a feature on Bolton Priory contact details for accommodation and transport dropdown route map (1:110,000) over 60 glorious colour photos waterproof, rucksack-friendly format.

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Format Spiral bound
Imprint Rucksack Readers
Publication Date 11 Feb 2011
ISBN 9781898481423
Number of Pages 64

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