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A Dales High Way CompanionA Dales High Way Companion

by Tony & Chris Grogan
ISBN: 978-1-911321-00-2
Published by: Skyware Ltd.
2nd Edition
Date of publication: January 2018
Price: £11.99
Paperback, A5, 210 mm x 148 mm, Perfect bound, Full Colour
116 pages with 162 full colour photos, 5 black & white photos, 21 maps and diagrams.

The perfect companion and illustrated guide to the new long distance walk covering 90 miles from Saltaire, near Shipley, West Yorkshire, to Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria.

The book includes a detailed description of the route, but more importantly it explores the fascinating geology, history, culture and wildlife of the places visited. It is designed to help you get the maximum enjoyment from your walk, whether it's finding rock art carved by our Stone Age ancestors, spotting an early purple orchid or visiting the best preserved medieval castle in England.

This book complements the Route Guide and is best read alongside it.

An exhilarating 90 miles across the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales.

Walk this spectacular landscape from Saltaire to Appleby-in-Westmorland

Explore its rich history, geology and culture

Return with a breathtaking train ride along England's most beautiful railway

See also: A Dales High Way: Route Guide;
The Complete Dales High Way Duo


Sample Pages - click on each for preview

Pages 10 - 11 small

Pages 20-21 small

Pages 68-69 small

Please note: facsimile reproduction for screen cannot match quality of printed version


Addingham High Moor Goredale Scar Attermire Scar Feizor Ingleborough Ribblehead Viaduct Rutter Mill Cautley Hoff Beck
Scenes from A Dales High Way

"If you fancy hiking the 93 miles from Saltaire to Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, this beautifully designed and illustrated book would indeed be an ideal companion to have in the back-pack."
- Jim Greenhalf, T&A

"I cannot recommend this guide highly enough."
- Mike Addison, Westmorland Gazette

"Well written text, maps and drawings - copiously illustrated with black + white and colour photographs, it would make a fine present for you, or a friend. Thoroughly recommended"
 - Pete Shaw, FoSCL magazine

"It's also a good book for anyone who wants a readable introduction to what the Yorkshire Dales are all about."
- Keith Wadd, West Riding Rambler

"The book's well worth the cover price. Even if you don't actually walk the walk, you can sit at home and do it in your head."
- Jim Greenhalf, T&A

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A Dales High Way Route

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