Yorkshire Dales

Description

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a pretty area for walking. The upland parts consist of pastures separated by dry-stone walls and grazed by sheep and cattle. Elsewhere, you will find heather moorland. The Yorkshire Dales belong to the Pennines. A great number of Long Distance Trails traverse this area, including the Coast to Coast Walk, the Pennine Way and the Dales Way.

Hike Reports

  • Yorkshire Three Peaks

  • overseasophie March 2011
  • From Hutten-le-Hole in North Yorkshire. This was harder than expected because of marshy ground and rocky descents, but we really enjoyed in nonetheless. Would recommend starting early as we began at around 9.30 and finished just after dusk.
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Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • The Andalucian Coast to Coast Walk
  • Guidebook to the Andalucian Coast to Coast Walk, a 416km, 21-day route from Maro on the Mediterranean coast to Bolonia, on the Atlantic. The route, which passes through 7 Natural Parks, links some of Andalucía's most beautiful villages and passes historical sites of both Roman and Moorish origins, including Ronda and Tarifa. Read more
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United Kingdom
2018
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids The Andalucian Coast to Coast Walk - Andalusie | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to the Andalucian Coast to Coast Walk, a 440km, 21-day route from Maro on the Mediterranean coast to Bolonia, on the Atlantic. The route, which passes through 7 Natural Parks, links some of Andalucía's most beautiful villages and passes historical sites of both Roman and Moorish origins, including Ronda and Tarifa. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales
  • Guidebook to 40 of the best trail and fell runs in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Ranging from 5 to 24 miles, the graded runs start from bases such as Ribblehead, Dent, Sedbergh, Malham and Grassington and take in the region's diverse delights, from castles and waterfalls to iconic mountains such as Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen Y Ghent. Read more
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey
  • A portrait of the The Pennine Way, Britain's oldest and best known long-distance footpath, stretching 268 miles from the Peak District to the Scottish Borders. This personal, thoughtful and often humorous story of the path's remarkable history, includes the experiences of walkers and local characters on this exhilarating and complex path. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way: The Path, the People, the Journey
  • 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... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey
  • A portrait of the The Pennine Way, Britain's oldest and best known long-distance footpath, stretching for 268 miles from the Derbyshire Peak District to the Scottish Borders. It charts the path's remarkable history, and walkers past and present relate their experiences of this commanding, exhilarating and complex path. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • The Teesdale Way
  • Guidebook to the Teesdale Way. The 100 mile walk follows the Tees from its source near Dufton to the North Sea near Teesmouth. Described in eight stages, which takes up to 2 weeks to complete. It also includes route descriptions for a selection of 10 circular walks based on and around the River Tees. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Teesdale Way (100 miles - including 10 circular walks)
  • One of England’s undiscovered walking routes, The Teesdale Way is Martin Collins’ (updated by Paddy Dillon) Cicerone walking guide to the long distance path bordering North Yorkshire and County Durham and ending at Middlesbrough. This excellent route follows the Tees from its source near Dufton in the Cumbrian Pennines through the north-east... Read more
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United Kingdom
2013
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • The National Trails
  • This inspirational guidebook looks at each of the UK's 19 National Trails, with information that allows ease of comparison and contrast, inspiring you to find out more and to take up a long-distance challenge. Some Trails are short and easy, others much longer, many have strong themes - they may follow a coastline, or traverse ranges of hills. Read more
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United Kingdom
2015
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Netherlands
2015
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The Lune Valley and Howgills
  • Guidebook to 40 walks, from 3 to 11 miles, exploring the Lune Valley and Howgill Fells, some of the most unspoilt countryside in north west England. Set mainly within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and the AONBs of Bowland and Arnside and Silverdale, the walking is hugely rewarding, near the centres of Sedbergh, Kendal and Lancaster. Read more
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United Kingdom
2017
  • The Lune Valley and Howgills: 40 Scenic Fell, River and Woodland Walks
  • This guidebook offers a wide range of walks from the source of the river Lune in the Howgill Fells to Glasson Dock, just below Lancaster. The 40 day walks range between 3 and 11 miles in length and are all illustrated with extracts of 1:50,000 OS mapping. They explore the infinitely varied landscape as the river Lune flows between the Lake... Read more
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United Kingdom
2017
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley
  • Guidebook to 30 graded walks in Cumbria's Eden Valley. The routes, which range from 3 to 15 miles and are best from bases such as Kirkby Stephen and Appleby, explore the region's diverse landscapes and offer dramatic views, either of the Pennines, Lake District or the Scottish hills. Linear routes link with the Settle-Carlisle railway. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Walking in Cumbria's Eden Valley - Lake district | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to 30 graded walks in Cumbria's Eden Valley. The routes, which range from 3 to 15 miles and are best from bases such as Kirkby Steven and Appleby, explore the region's diverse landscapes and offer dramatic views, either of the Pennines, the Lake District or the Scottish hills. Linear routes link with the Settle-Carlisle railway. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walks in the Yorkshire Dales
  • Guidebook to 50 of Jack Keighleys favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales. All the walks are circular, and range from 4½ to nearly 8 miles. They vary from simple valley strolls (ideal as half-day 'family rambles') to strenuous fell expeditions. Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack's highly distinctive style Read more
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United Kingdom
2014
  • Yorkshire Dales Walking (50 circular walks)
  • Jack Keighley’s illustrated Cicerone guide to Walks in the Yorkshire Dales explores some of the best walking opportunities in one of England’s most fertile walking countries. 50 circular routes explore each corner of the Dales and they range in distance form 4 to 8 miles, covering diverse territory from simple valley strolls to strenuous fell... Read more
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2014
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Walks in Ribble Country
  • A guidebook to 30 hand written and illustrated circular family walks of 6 to 8 miles based on the 75-mile route of the Ribble from its source on the Yorkshire Dales, along the Ribble Valley, to reaching the Irish Sea. Includes Ribblehead, Horton, Settle and the country around Clitheroe, Whalley and Ribchester. Read more
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United Kingdom
2010
  • Ribble Country Walking
  • Jack Keighley’s illustrated Cicerone guide to Walks in Ribble Country details thirty walks in between Ribblehead and Lytham in the Yorkshire Dales. The guide covers the route of the River Ribble which rises in the heights of the Yorkshire Dales and flows for 75 miles through some Yorkshire and Lancashire’s most idyllic countryside. Each of the... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2009
  • Vale of York & the Yorkshire Wolds
  • Vale of York & the Yorkshire Wolds in the Pathfinder Guides series, produced in association with Ordnance Survey and published by Crimson; comprising a range of walking guides to popular British destinations. Each Pathfinder guide includes 28 varied walks ranging from easy strolls to exhilarating hikes and is accompanied by 1:25,000 Ordnance... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Coast to Coast with Wainwright
  • This is a new edition of the classic photographic book containing the walk A. Wainwright devised in 1973, covering rights of way and areas of open access between the Irish sea and the North Sea. The route starts at St Bees Head and finishes at Robin Hood Bay, passing through three National Parks: the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Britain`s Best Coastal Walks
  • Accompanied by beautiful colour photography, ”Britain`s Best Coastal Walks” celebrates the varied treasures to be found on the coastlines of England, Wales and Scotland. Andrew McCloy has devised 15 two- to three-day walks along sections of Britain`s most famous coastal paths, which are shown on clear and detailed maps. His commentaries focus... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2011
  • North Yorkshire Historic Walks
  • Historic Walks in North Yorkshire is Jim Rubery’s Cicerone guide to the best walking opportunities in the north-east of England. The guide covers trips to numerous historical towns, such as Richmond and York in addition to a variety of historical sites, including castles, churches, abbeys and ancestral homes. The walks have been selected to... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • The Lune Valley and Howgills - A Walking Guide
  • A guidebook with 40 walks ranging from 3 to 11 miles, covering a very varied landscape in the Lune Valley and Howgill Fells, some of the most lovely and unspoiled countryside in northwest England. Set between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the walking is hugely rewarding, with magnificent views and natural woodland full of wildlife. Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Bridleway National Trail A-Z Wall Map
  • The southern part of the Pennine Bridleway, a 118km / 74 mile section between Middleton in Derbyshire and the Mary Towneley Loop on the border of Lancashire and Yorkshire, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The Pennine Bridleway runs roughly parallel with the Pennine Way but is designed... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way
  • Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way, 210km / 130 miles long circular route presented by Harvey Map Services at 1:100,000 on a light, waterproof and tear resistant, contoured map, with enlargements for the course of the route in the urban areas, plus additional tourist information.The route, with alternative start/finish points in Ilkley or Skipton, is... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1868-1869
  • Map No. 80, Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1868-1869, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1925-1926
  • Map No. 80, Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1925-1926, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1901
  • Map No. 80, Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1901, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wensleydale and Upper Wharfedale 1924-1925
  • Map No. 98, Wensleydale and Upper Wharfedale 1924-1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way South Adventure Atlas: Edale - Bowes
  • The Pennine Way South Adventure Atlas, presenting the southern section of the route between Edale and Bowes near Barnard Castle on mapping at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. To see other titles in this series please click on... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Northallerton and Ripon 1924-1925
  • Map No. 99, Northallerton and Ripon 1924-1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haltwhistle and Brampton 1866-1869
  • Map No. 86, Haltwhistle and Brampton 1866-1869, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haltwhistle and Brampton 1925
  • Map No. 86, Haltwhistle and Brampton 1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haltwhistle and Brampton 1901-1904
  • Map No. 86, Haltwhistle and Brampton 1901-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales South Adventure Atlas
  • The southern part of the Yorkshire Dales at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The atlas covers Wharfedale and Ribblesdale, including Skipton, Gargrave, Long Preston, Settle, Austwick, High Bentham, Ingleton, Dent, Buckden... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Malton and Pickering 1924-1925
  • Map No. 100, Malton and Pickering 1924-1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • South Yorkshire and Peak District
  • South Yorkshire and Peak District at 1:100,000 in a series of cycling maps from Sustrans, the charity behind developing UK’s National Cycle Network. The map covers several routes: No. 68 - Pennine Cycleway South (National Route 68) between Derby and Holmfirth; National Route 6 - between Derby and Sheffield and on into the Peak District National... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hexham and Haltwhistle 1863-1869
  • Map No. 87, Hexham and Haltwhistle 1863-1869, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Complete
  • Walking from Edale to Kirk Yetholm through the Peak District, The Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. In 1965 the Pennine Way was designated as Britain’s first National Trail and on this itinerary you will walk it in it’s entirety, from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. Today it is one of the UK’s most famous long-distance footpaths. This magnificent... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way North
  • Walking from Greenhead in Hadrian's Wall country all the way to the Scottish border. The Pennine Way North, takes you from Greenhead in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country to Kirk Yetholm at the Scottish border. The Pennine Way was the first designated long-distance footpath in the UK and today is probably the most famous. On this section you... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Central
  • Walking from Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Greenhead through the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. Walking the central section of the Pennine Way takes you through the backbone of England, to the Yorkshire Dales all the way to Hadrian’s Wall. The wonderful sights of heavenly valleys and waterfalls, such as High Force, greet you as you follow... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way South
  • Walking from Edale to Hortin-in-Ribblesdale, through The Peak District to Yorkshire. Walk the Pennine Way, designated as Britain’s first National Park. The southern section takes you through dramatic areas of great natural beauty such as the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales. The wild and rugged Peak District National Park with its wild and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Escape to the Yorkshire Dales
  • Settle, to Malham, to Grassington. Classic walking through the southern Yorkshire Dales, staying in the charming towns and villages of Settle, Malham and Grassington. These special landscapes of immense beauty and character will forever be committed to memory as you walk from limestone plateaux to green valleys, and from stone-built villages... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales Short Break
  • Malham and Grassington. A short break walking holiday in the heart of the southern Yorkshire Dales, based in the charming village of Grassington. These special landscapes of immense beauty and character will forever be committed to memory as you walk from limestone plateaux to green valleys, and from stone-built villages to expansive... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Cleveland Way Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • The Cleveland Way is a self-guided walking holiday that skirts the Nork York Moor National Park, from Helmsley to Filey. The Cleveland Way explores an untouched area of Northern England where dinosaurs once used to roam. On this trail of varying landscapes, from high cliff tops to peaceful moorland, you will continually skirt the North York... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Yorkshire Dales West
  • Overnacht in een klein Manor House uit 1535, gelegen in het Garsdale aan de voet van de hoog oprijzende Howgill Fells in een vredig hoekje van de Yorkshire Dales. De mooiste plek om het glooiende, groene mozaïeklandschap met vriendelijke valleien, weilanden, losse-stenen muurtjes, boomloze hoge heuvelrijen met ongerepte heidevelden, hier en... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Engeland - Malhamdale
  • Wandelen in Yorkshire Dales, een 100% 'walking holiday in the English Coutryside'. Overnacht in een statig Country House met 19e eeuwse grandeur, gelegen onderin de Malhamdale-vallei. De ideale uitvalsbasis om het glooiende, groene mozaïeklandschap van de Yorkshire Dales met valleien, weilanden, losse-stenen muurtjes en ongerepte heidevelden en... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Engeland - North York Moors
  • Aan de rand van de uitgestrekte heidevelden van North York Moors en op een steenworp afstand van de Noordzeekliffen van Robin Hoods Bay, bent u een week te gast in een schitterende Georgian mansion, gelegen op een bekoorlijk terrein boven het historische kustplaatsje Whitby. Dagelijks keuze uit drie wandelingen, begeleid door toegewijde Britse... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - North Yorkshire Moors
  • Overnacht in een schitterende Georgian mansion, gelegen op een bekoorlijk terrein boven het historische Noordzeekustplaatsje Whitby in North Yorkshire. Geniet van de geheel verzorgde maaltijden, laat je begeleiden door toegewijde Engelse wandelgidsen en wandel mee in een internationale groep wandelaars. Maak de keuze uit rustige wandelingen... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Yorkshire Dales East
  • Je overnacht in een statig Country House met 19e-eeuwse grandeur, gelegen onderin de Malhamdale-vallei, de ideale uitvalsbasis om het glooiende, groene mozaïeklandschap van de Yorkshire Dales met valleien, weilanden, losse-stenen muurtjes en ongerepte heidevelden en het ruigere kalksteenlandschap met grotten, droogdalen en watervallen te leren... Read more
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