On Foot in the Pennines

38 Walks in the Peak District, the Yorkshire Dales, the North and South Pennines and Northumberland
  • 160 Pages
  • 1.30 MB
  • English
David & Charles
Walking, hiking, trekking, Travel, England, Europe - Great Britain - Ge
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7833032M
ISBN 100715399462
ISBN 139780715399460

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From the misty peaks of Derbyshire to the craggy heart of the Cheviots, the Pennines offer a wonderful diversity of prime walking country. For all 5/5(1). On Foot in the Pennines: 38 Walks in the Peak District, the Yorkshire Dales, the North and South Pennines and Northumberland Hardcover – May 1, by Roland Smith (Author)5/5(2).

On Foot in the Pennines: Thirty-Eight Walks in the Peak District, the Yorkshire Dales, the North and South Pennines and Northumberland by Roland Smith.

From the misty peaks of Derbyshire to the craggy heart of the Cheviots, the Pennines offer a wonderful diversity of prime walking country. For all walkers who love to explore these areas, author and walker Roland Smith presents 38 magnificent routes, promising many enjoyable days in.

Buy a cheap copy of One Foot In The Pennines (38 Walks In book by Roland Smith. Free shipping over $ On Foot in the Pennines: 38 Walks in the Peak, the Yorkshire Dales, the North and South Pennines and Northumberland Paperback – 28 Feb by Roland Smith (Author), John Cleare (Photographer)5/5(2).

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The Pennines are divided into two main sections by a gap formed by the Rivers Aire (flowing east) and Ribble (flowing west). The northern section of the Pennines is broader and generally higher than the southern.

The highest points in the northern section are Cross Fell (2, feet [ m]), Whernside (2, feet [ m]). This guidebook to UK's ultimate challenge walk, the End to End, describes a km ( mile) walking route from Land's End in Cornwall to John o' Groats in Scotland's far north - the two points on mainland Britain that are the furthest apart.

The recommended route avoids road walking as much as possible and frequently takes advantage. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical in the North Pennines.

we could be in the city centre on foot in five minutes, and the sound of my mother's high heels striking sparks Author: Gordon Burn. This book recounts his experiences in a colorful and entertaining fashion.

It is told On Foot in the Pennines book Newby's very distinctive and often Following a failed raid On Foot in the Pennines book Italy, the author was taken as a POW until the armistice when Italy laid down its arms and the prisoners had a brief window of freedom before the Germans moved in and the Fascists worked with /5.

Read Now ?book= [PDF Download] Birdwatching Walks in the Yorkshire Dales [PDF] Online. The landscape of the Pennines are mostly upland areas of high moorland. The Pennines make up the main watershed in northern England, dividing the eastern and western parts of the country.

The rivers Eden, Ribble, and Mersey flow west towards the Irish Sea. On the other side of the watershed, the rivers Tyne, Tees. Thompson lived up in the Pennines, amongst handloom weavers and the woollen trade, which was a generation behind cotton in getting mechanized. He peeps over into Lancashire, but he doesn’t really talk about Lancashire as such.

My book on Peterloo looks at the Lancashire cotton workers and at Manchester. "On foot in the Peak", by Patrick Monkhouse and "On foot in Yorkshire", by Donald Boyd, have been revised, enlarged and combined to form the present work.

Introd. Description: 2 preliminary leaves, vii-xxxi, pages frontispiece, plates 20 cm. The Pennine Way National Trail is a mile ( Km) walking route from Edale in Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders.

It crosses some of the finest upland landscapes in England, from the Peak District, through the Yorkshire Dales, across the North Pennines and over Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland to the Cheviots.

The South Pennines stretch from the northern boundary of the Peak District to the southern boundary of the Yorkshire Dales. Consisting of high rolling moorland, intersected by deep valleys, there is nowhere in this region that exceeds feet.

The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a distinctive landscape of high moorland and broad upland dales in the north of England. To help you find your way around the North Pennines we’ve split the AONB into five distinctive areas, select an area to discover more.

Allen Valleys Allendale, lying at the heart [ ]. The South Pennines is famous for its historic packhorse trails which for centuries were the main trade routes linking market towns, upland settlements and farms.

These now form a major bridleway network, much of which has be re-opened by. Latest Book. Contact. More.

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Rod's Writing. Welcome to My Portfolio Rod Broome was born and grew up in the Lancashire village of Littleborough, at the foot of the Pennines. After completing his national service, he trained as a teacher and worked in primary education for many years, teaching in Manchester, Oldham and Rochdale, and eventually.

About 50 Walks in Somerset. Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities, and this guide to Somerset features 50 mapped walks from 2 to 10 miles, to suit all abilities.

The book features all the practical detail you need, including: fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of the area. M arsden is the last village in the Colne Valley as it climbs westward from the former textile town of Huddersfield into the West Yorkshire Pennines.

My parents lived in a terrace house on the. Weather fascinates me, and therefore when I spotted Nick Hunt's Where the Wild Winds Are: Walking Europe's Winds from the Pennines to Provence in Fopp, I did not hesitate before picking up a copy.

This non-fiction work was shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Awards inand chosen as a book of the year by The Financial Times, the Daily Telegraph, and The /5. The Peak District has always been a formidable barrier to transport links across it, particularly railways.

The first crude horse-drawn tramways fed canals on its eastern and western flanks, but in – only five years after the Stockton & Darlington Railway opened – a standard gauge line climbed over the top of the Peak District and down the other side on fearsome. The Pennines mountain chain, nicknamed “England's spine”, starts in the Peak District, about 60 kilometres from Manchester, to end at the Scottish border.

It is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Real adventurers will set out to trek the “Pennine Way”, across kilometres of rugged terrain for three weeks. A neo-Gothic fantasy complete with towers, turrets, and crenelated battlements, it’s located on the edge of the Yorskhire Dales and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

There are 17 uniquely decorated rooms, some of them contemporary in style and some with traditional details including claw-foot tubs and stained glass windows. If you'd like to continue your walking in the North Pennines AONB then you could head to the nearby Cow Green Reservoir and Cauldron Snout Waterfall for some waterside walking.

View Full Details>> Great Dun Fell: 11 miles (18 km) This walk takes you to the second-highest hill in the Pennines, and makes use of Britain's highest road. Discovering the Pennines. Aimee Belmore May 5, specifically how people through the ages have crossed the Pennines between by going both over and under the hills.

Jenny added: “I thought I knew the area quite well but I discovered so much more while doing research on foot and in books.

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The North Pennines walks listed below cater for walkers of all abilities easy walks to moderate fell walks. All walks are free to download and print and all routes have GPS files. The walks visit Cross Fell, the highest summit in the Pennines, dramatic High Cup Nick, beautiful Teesdale with High Force waterfall and cross some wild moors.

The highest point is Cross Fell in eastern Cumbria, at 2, feet ( m) and other principal peaks in the North Pennines are Great Dun Fell 2, ft ( m), Mickle Fell 2, ft ( m), and Burnhope Seat 2, ft ( m).The Lead Smelting Mills of the Yorkshire Dales and Northern Pennines: Their Architectural Character, Construction, and Place in the European Tradition Robert T.

Clough Clough, - Lead industry and trade - pages. The river which moseys along and chatters beyond the back garden is our frequent companion. Whether we're walking locally, out and about in Ripon, or having a morning in Masham further north, it'll be keeping us company.

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