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

Seasons

Seasons

Suitable all year, though winter could be a bit bleak on the fell-tops.
Centres

Centres

Hawes, Masham, Richmond, Settle, Skipton, Reeth, Grassington
Difficulty

Difficulty

Average length of 6 miles. On rights of way and permissive paths. No serious difficulty. Suitable for any reasonably fit walker.
Must See

Must See

Nidderdale’s caves and gorges, Wharfedale, Wensleydale, Malham and Goredale Scar, Jervaulx Abbey, Gaping Gill, Simon’s Seat
ISBN
9781852844813
Availability
Published
Published
1 May 2006
Reprinted
9 Jun 2014
Edition
First
Pages
120
Size
21.6 x 14.6 x 0.9cm
Weight
240g
  • Overview

    From the ninety walks featured in his original three-book series of ‘Walks in the Yorkshire Dales’ (published 1989–91 and now out of print), Jack Keighley has selected, revised and updated his fifty favourites.

    All the walks are circular, and range from 4½ to 7¾ miles. They have been chosen to appeal to all tastes, and vary from simple valley strolls (ideal as half-day ‘family rambles’) to strenuous fell expeditions.

    Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack’s unique and highly distinctive style, each chapter contains

    • a meticulously detailed map and concise route directions on the same page
    • a general description of the terrain
    • notes on features of interest
    • parking information.

  • Contents
    Introduction
    About this book
    Walking in the Dales

    The Walks
    1. Marske Beck
    2. Caves and Gorges of Nidderdale
    3. Conistone Dib and Dib Scar
    4. Penyghent
    5. Langstrothdale
    6. Kisdon and the Swale Gorge
    7. Eavestone Lake
    8. Swinsty and Fewston
    9. Frostrow Fells
    10. Hardraw Force
    11. Gunnerside Gill
    12. Magical Malham
    13. Penyghent Gill
    14. Crummack Dale
    15. Ilkley Moor
    16. Hard Level Gill
    17. Jervaulx Abbey
    18. Aysgarth and West Burton
    19. Trollers Gill
    20. Gaping Gill
    21. Settle and Cleatop Park
    22. Pateley Bridge and Wath
    23. Old Cote Moor and Littondale
    24. Ingleborough
    25. Flasby Fell
    26. Semer Water
    27. Marrick Priory
    28. The Druids' Temple
    29. Simon's Seat
    30. Penhill
    31. Caves and Potholes of Birkwith
    32. Catrigg Force and Victoria Cave
    33. Willance's Leap
    34. Hack Fall
    35. Capplestone Gate
    36. Feizor
    37. Cotterdale
    38. Dallowgill
    39. Muker and Oxnop
    40. Brimham Rocks
    41. Bordley Town
    42. Whernside
    43. Lower Coverdale
    44. Beyond Malham Tarn
    45. Buckden Pike
    46. Booze
    47. Askrigg and Bainbridge
    48. Canalside Walk from Gargrave
    49. Kingsdale
    50. Three Villages of Coverdale
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  • Reviews

    This is a delightful walking guide. I love the whole layout of the book, particularly Jack's gifted artwork.
    From the ninety walks featured in his original three-book series of "Walks in the Yorkshire Dales" Jack Keighley has selected, revised and updated his fifty favourites.
    All the walks are circular and range from 4.5 to 7.5 miles. They have been chosen to appeal to all tastes, and vary from simple valley strolls to strenuous fell expeditions. Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack's unique and highly distinctive style, each chapter contains:-

    * a meticulously detailed map and concise route directions on the same page
    * a general description of the terrain
    * notes on features of interest
    * parking information

    This book strongly tempts me to take a closer look at walking in Yorkshire!

    Joyce Wilson - The Keswick Reminder, May 06

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Jack Keighley

Jack Keighley has developed a unique style of guidebooks based on his own research and artistic skills. Born in Rimington, he taught at Park Secondary School, Colne, in 1959/60 before becoming a headmaster in Yorkshire. He now lives in Skipton and is accompanied on his walks by his faithful Border terrier, Brandy.

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