Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and East
Howgills, Mallerstang, Swaledale, Wensleydale, Coverdale and Nidderdale
This guidebook contains 43 circular day walks in the north and east Yorkshire Dales. It explores the dales, hills and moors between Kirkby Stephen and Pateley Bridge. Walking ranges from gentle 3 mile strolls to more strenuous day-long rambles across the Howgills, Wensleydale, Swaledale, Nidderdale, Mallerstang and Coverdale.
SeasonsYear round walking in the Yorkshire Dales, but be properly kitted out on the tops in winter.
CentresHawes, Grassington, Sedburgh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Ingleton, aysgarth, Reeth, Kirkby Stephen, Settle, Pateley Bridge
DifficultyFrom gentle three-mile walks to more strenuous day-long walks and suggestions for longer routes, not technically demanding but you should be able to use a map and compass
Must SeeThe Howgills, Wild Boar Fell, Cautley Crag, Brimham Rocks, Nidderdale
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Having followed a career in Human Resource management through industry, local government and private consultancy, Dennis Kelsall was led into outdoor writing with a Cicerone commission for a guide to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, an area he'd loved since childhood. Inevitably, the constraints of the day job proved too onerous and, joining the Outdoor Writers Guild (as it then was), he became established as a full-time freelance writer and photographer.View author profile
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