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A Dales High Way: Route GuideA Dales High Way: Route Guide

Third Edition

by Tony & Chris Grogan
ISBN: 978-1-911321-06-4
Published by: Skyware Ltd.
Date of publication: Feb 2020
Price: £8.99
Paperback, 210 mm x 100 mm, Stitch fold, Colour
56 pages with 36 detailed maps & 34 colour photos.
Each copy comes in a free (optional) weather-resistant plastic wallet.

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

This is the original guide to the new long distance walk covering 90 miles from Saltaire, near Shipley, West Yorkshire, to Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria.

The guide is specially designed for use as the primary route guide for the walk, being robust, pocket-sized and with detailed route maps carrying instructions ON the maps themselves. Of course, the appropriate OS maps and a compass should also be carried.

See also: A Dales High Way Companion;
The Complete Dales High Way Duo


Each copy comes with a weather-resistant plastic wallet
Each copy of A Dales High Way book comes with a free (optional) handy weather-resistant plastic wallet.


Sample Pages - click on each for preview

Sample pages 24 & 25

Sample pages 26 & 27

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

In July 2012 Bridget and David walked A Dales High Way using the Skyware Route Guide to navigate. See their video diary above.


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

"Their description of the route makes you want to pull your boots on and set off immediately." 
- Mike Priestley, Bradford Telegraph & Argus

"This pocket sized book contains many interesting photographs and informative descriptions of the history, geology and the culture of the area - worth buying for these alone."
- Jay Dingley, Strider magazine

"The authors suggest the return journey should be by train along the stunning Settle-Carlisle Railway and I can think of no better way to end this spectacular walk." 
- Ann Clarke, Westmorland Gazette

"It contains large-scale coloured maps for every two to four miles of the route, and these are full of detailed helpful directions."
- Keith Wadd, West Riding Rambler

"An excellent and innovative route which is to be highly recommended for dedicated fell walkers - my feet are itching to get started on this walk!"
- Peter G. Davies, FoSCL magazine

"This is an excellently-produced, pocket-sized publication, printed in full colour on quality paper." 
- Mike Priestley, Bradford Telegraph & Argus

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