The Dales Way

by Peter Stott

The Dales Way


This charming walk runs for 79 miles (127 km) from Ilkley in the Yorkshire Dales to Bowness in the Lake District. The route heads north through Wharfedale, crisscrossing the river, and rises over high moorland to pick up River Dee through Dentdale. It joins River Lune briefly before heading west to Bowness on Lake Windermere. The LDWA has documented Link Routes for walkers beginning in Leeds, Harrogate and Bradford.

Along the Way, you’ll see impressive railway viaducts and fine stone bridges; Bolton Priory and many small churches; limestone scenery with stone wThis guidebook has all you need to plan and enjoy the Dales Way:

detailed directions for the main Way walked south to north
detailed directions for the Bradford Link, sketches of Leeds and Harrogate Links
background on geology, railway heritage, farming and wildlife
side-trips to heritage centres and a feature on Bolton Priory
contact details for accommodation and transport
dropdown route map (1:112,000)
over 70 glorious colour photos
rainproof, rucksack-friendly format

ISBN: 9781898481423

Publication date: 14/02/2011

Format: Spiral bound

Publisher: Rucksack Readers

Categories: Cumbria and Lakes , Non-Scottish Maps & Guides , Outdoor Activity