Day Walks in the Yorkshire Dates is the fourth title in Vertebrate Publishing's series of compact and portable hill walking guidebooks. This book showcases 20 circular routes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, between 6 and 11 miles (10km and 17km) in length, suitable for hill walkers of all abilities. The routes are split into three geographical areas - south, east, and north - and include walks to the Dales' most regarded beauty spots, such as Malham Cove, Cautley Spout, Brimham Rocks and the Norber Erratics, as well as the trio of sought-after peaks; Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. The author of this guidebook, Bernard Newman, is a freelance outdoor writer and photographer, and former editor of the internationally acclaimed Mountain magazine. A Yorkshire Dales local and graduate geologist, in his route descriptions he explores the incredible geology that has created the breathtaking scenery on show in the Dales. Each route in this guide is described with easy-to-follow directions and details of distance, navigation information, refreshment stops and is plotted on clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 mapping.
|Publication date:||5th July 2010|
|Publisher:||Vertebrate Graphics Ltd|
|Categories:||Walking, hiking, trekking, Travel & holiday guides,|
Bernard Newman is a freelance outdoor writer and photographer. A graduate geologist, he turned his hand to outdoor publishing, editing the internationally acclaimed Mountain magazine from 1984-1992 and Climber magazine for nearly ten years from 1998. Although a dedicated rock climber for decades, he retains a deep appreciation of all wild places, relishing the comparative minimalism and freedom of hill walking.More About Bernard Newman