The Western Dales lie on the edge of the Yorkshire
Dales National Park roughly between Kirkby
Lonsdale in the north to Skipton in the south
running along the busy A65 trunk road. The area
includes Yorkshire's famous Three Peaks country
featuring the highest peaks in the county.
These walks visit
famous landmarks such as Malham Cove and
Goredale Scar and the subsidiary valleys including
Ribblesdale, Clapdale, Twisleton and Dentdale.
The Western Dales offers both easy and more
challenging walking in the magnificent limestone
surroundings with valley walks, waterfalls in
abundance and an ascent of the magnificent
In line with other books in the series 10 walks have
been selected with the majority being short and
easy; suitable for a half day with the family, but also
including a couple more challenging walks to give a
taste of the fell walking also available. The ten walks
MALHAM COVE AND GOREDALE SCAR
• MALHAMTARN AND COVE • SETTLE AND
ATTERMIRE SCAR • STAINFORTH, FEIZOR ANDTHE
RIBBLE • AUSTWICK AND CLAPPERSDALE
• AROUND CLAPHAM BECK • INGLETON FALLS
• CHAPEL LE DALE ANDTWISLETON SCARS •
INGLEBOROUGH • HEAD OF DENTDALE.
Halsgrove’s small-format guidebook, containing maps,
photographs and useful information will ensure a
great walking experience. Packed with colour, the
book is an ideal reminder of a visit to the area.
KeithWood is an experienced and
much published local photographer
and writer who has lived in Penrith on
the edge of the Lake District for over
12 years. His work has been published
in all the local interest periodicals
including Cumbria, Cumbria Life, and
Lakeland Walker. Additionally his work
has been regularly used by Friends of
the Lake District to illustrate their
publications and calendars. He is a
contributor to the Britain on View
photo library. A Boot Up The Western
Dales is the tenth of Keith’s books in
the "Boot up" series for Halsgrove.
Imprint: PiXZ Books. ISBN 978 0 85710 040 5, 110x155mm, 64 pages. Published June 2011. pdf-ebook September 2011.