Featured below are a number of walking guide books that I have found useful whilst out in the Yorkshire Wolds and Yorkshire Dales - There are many books available, however can guarantee the walks details in these are all worth looking at. There are walks for all abilities from the routes detailed in the 'Pocket Mountain - The Yorkshire Dales' to walks suitable for families in the 'Short Walks in The Yorkshire Dales'.
If anyone has other books that they have used and think they will be of use/interest to others please let me know and I'll be happy to include on this site.
Wolds Wanderings - David F. Walford
A handy A5 paperback describing 18 walking and cycling routes in the Yorkshire Wolds with route maps, pen and ink sketches of places of interest for walkers and cyclists wanting to explore the history and natural beauty of the Yorkshire Wolds.
Detailed and easy-to-follow route maps are included to show many of the footpaths and bridleways that can be followed to uncover and appreciate this much undervalued part of
This book is a handy and invaluable guide to this unspoilt corner of
Yorkshire Wolds Way (National Trail Guide) – Roger Ratcliffe
The Yorkshire Wolds Way runs for the 79 miles (127km) over the gently rolling chalk hills between Hessle Haven and the Cliffs above Filey.
Beginning by the Humber estuary, you can follow the Countryside Agency’s acorn waymarks through wooded slopes and valleys, past the deserted medieval
to the geological curiosity of Filey Brigg. This is the complete, official guide for the long-distance walker or the weekend stroller. village of Wharram Percy
The UK Trailwalker's Handbook is a directory of long-distance paths (LDPs) in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compiled by the Long Distance Walkers' Association (LDWA), covering 730 national trails, long-distance paths and anytime challenges, with regional overview maps and an index of walking guide publishers and support companies.
Pocket Mountains The
From the grandeur of the
Yorkshire Dales (Pathfinder Guides) – Terry Marsh
This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in the Yorkshire Dales providing the best walks in the area. From an easy stroll through Ingleton Waterfalls to the much more challenging walks in Gunnerside, this volume contains something for everyone. Covering walks through the whole of the Yorkshire Dales both popular and little know scenic routes including Wharfedale, Wendleydale, and Burnsall.
Short Walks in The
All the walks are 5 miles or under in length and can easily be completed in less that 3 hours. 20 walks are included and use clear maps to show the route plus easy to follow walk descriptions.
The beautiful Yorkshire Dales include impressive limestone formations, beautiful waterfalls and shadowy peaks. Picturesque dales such as Swaledale, Wharfedale and Dentdale meander through the area, where abbey ruins, ancient farmhouses and villages wait to be discovered. This guide, produced in co-operation with the Ramblers and featuring Ordnance Survey mapping, is the perfect way to get out and enjoy the stunning scenery.