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The Pennine Way (England & Scotland)
An detailed description of my travels along the Peninne Way with tons of photos. Wild moors, pretty villages, green farmland and the historic Hadrian's Wall await you on this long distance walk.
The Coast to Coast Walk
The Coast to Coast Walk traverses 304 kilometres (190 miles) over the North of England.
The Cleveland Way
The Cleveland Way is a 175 kilometre (108 mile) trail around the North Yorkshire Moors, taking in great views along the Cleveland Hills and fresh sea air on the eastern sea cliffs. Twelve pages with at least 1 photo each.
North York Moors
A route around the North York Moors covering 146 kilometres (91 miles) travelled over 10 days.
Weardale
Introduction
A introduction to the northern dale of Weardale.
Books
O Pennine Way South (Edale to Bowes) (Amazon.com) and Pennine Way North (Bowes to Kirk Yetholm) (Amazon.com)
by Tony Hopkins. These books cover the whole route in considerable detail with extracts from Ordinance Survey maps showing the route. There is good advice on how to walk the Pennine Way, what to take and what to expect. Included are a number of articles about features met on the Pennine Way - read especially the one on peat and blanket bogs on pages 44-45 of the southern book. As an added bonus there are a number of circular walks described that take in some part of the Pennine Way. At the back of each book there is a section of useful information - transport, accommodation, useful addresses, the OS maps to use and other books to have a look at.
O Pennine Way Companion - a pictorial guide (Amazon.com)
by A. Wainwright - a famous Lake District walker and journalist who died in 1993. This is the classic Pennine Way guide written in 1968. It is well worth any money spent for AW's style of wit, his unique presentation of the route, the many well executed pen sketches and his notes on the history, geology and biology of the countryside. It is no longer as accurate as it was - keep an eye out for an updated version (hopefully in keeping with AW's style).
O The National Trail Guides: Cleveland Way (Amazon.com)
by Ian Sampson. This book covers the whole route in considerable detail with extracts from Ordinance Survey maps showing the route. There is good advice on how to walk the Cleveland Way, what to take and what to expect. Included are a number of articles about features met on the Cleveland Way. As an added bonus there are four circular walks described that take in some part of the Cleveland Way. At the back of the book there is a section of useful information - transport, accommodation, useful addresses, the OS maps to use and other books to have a look at.
O Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk (Amazon.com)
by A. Wainright, 1988 - a cofee-table style book with many wonderful photos.
O Coast to Coast Walk by Paul Hannon , published by Hillside Publications, (1992). This is a good guidebook in the style of Wainwright's original book (A Coast to Coast Walk) - a strip map of the journey, pen sketches of sights and a few black and white photos. He has good planning advice with lots of useful addresses, lists of facilities along the route and hints on variations that may be made.
O There are a number of guidebooks to other long distance walks in England:
The Ridgeway National Trail Companion
South West Way: Minehead to Penzance
South West Way: Penzance to Poole
National Trail Guide:Offas Dyke Twin Pack
The South Downs Way
The Thames Path
National Trail Guide: Wolds Way


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