Pennine Way Map Booklet
1:25,000 OS Route Mapping
By Paddy Dillon
Map of the 270 miles (435km) Pennine Way National Trail, between Edale in the Peak District and Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail, and shows the full route on OS 1:25,000 maps. This popular long-distance route typically takes three weeks to complete.
SeasonsThis National Trail is essentially a summer walk, though it can be completed in spring or autumn, the winter months are solely for dedicated and experienced long-distance walkers.
CentresEdale, Crowden, Hebden Bridge, Cowling, Gargrave, Malham, Horton in Ribblesdale, Hawes, Keld, Bowes, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Dufton, Alston, Hadrian's Wall, Bellingham, Byrness, Kirk Yetholm
DifficultyThe Pennine Way is a challenging walk, often across high, exposed moorlands. No problems on fine, sunny days, but some parts can be exceptionally difficult in bad weather. In mist, careful navigation is required, but on the whole the route is well-signposted. Suitable for backpackers and youth hostellers, but ample B&B accommodation is also available. Previous long-distance walking experience is an advantage.
Must SeePeak District National Park - Kinder Scout, Bleaklow and Black Hill; South Pennines - Stoodley Pike and Brontë Country; Yorkshire Dales National Park - Malham Cove, Pen-y-Ghent and Great Shunner Fell; North Pennines AONB - Teesdale, High Cup and Cross Fell; Northumberland National Park - Hadrian's Wall and the Cheviot Hills
Britain's oldest, toughest and best-known long-distance footpath, the Pennine Way stretches 427km (265½ miles) from Edale in Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders. Showcasing the wild beauty of the North, it crosses three National Parks - the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland National Park – plus the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall.
This map booklet contains all the OS 1:25,000 Explorer mapping you need to complete the Pennine Way National Trail, saving the space, weight and expense of multiple map sheets. Conveniently sized to slip in a jacket pocket or rucksack top, it comes in a clear PVC sleeve.
NOTE An accompanying Cicerone guidebook - The Pennine Way - describes the full route from south to north with lots of other practical and historical information. The accompanying guidebook INCLUDES a copy of this map booklet.
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Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer with over 90 guidebooks to his name, and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written for several outdoor magazines and other publications, and has appeared on radio and TV. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain’s National Trails and several European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild and President of the Backpackers Club.