Links

Whilst putting together this website I have spent a good deal of time on other web sites and not just walking sites. I have listed below the sites which I believe can add something in addition to what is presently on Where2walk and therefore increase the enjoyment of  the walking experience for visitors.

Local Information

Yorkshire Dales Millenium Trust. A well run, but underfunded, charity which runs or supports many of the best environmental projects In the Yorkshire Dales.

Dalesman. The magazine of the Yorkshire Dales for local people and those interested in what really is going on in the area. There is an informative website as well

Long Preston. An attractive village in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The website provides an historical context as well as present information.

Settle. A large and attractive market town with plenty to do and see nearby. The site has plenty of useful links and things to do.

Addingham. Between Ilkley & Skipton Addingham sits on the Wharfe with good walks from the village along the river

Malham. A comprehensive guide to this very popular walking area with many interesting facts, figures, history and where to stay

Other areas of Britain guides

Scotland. Tailor made Scottish holidays from Robert & Heather which showcase the best places to visit and things to do

Cheshire. A guide to the fine country of Cheshire where I spent some happy years exploring the fine countryside. Includes walks.

Snowdonia. This beautiful corner of Britain contains some of the best scenery in Britain

Cornwall. Comprehensive information on the best places to visit to make the most of any visit to the far south west.

Other Good Walking Sites

The Happy Hiker. John’s walks are mainly centred around the north of England and the website also includes a useful 1 stop walking shop via Amazon

Walking Forum. Says what it does, the walking forum facilitates discussion on all matters that concern or interest the walker. I certainly think it is the best discussion site at the present time.

Peakseekers A photographic guide to a selection of walks and beyond (including Everest Base Camp) written and presented with great enthusiasm

Walking Englishman   Walking enthusiast Mike Brockhurst has a popular websites out there with walks through the north of England and a section on long distance ‘trails’.

Striding Edge A diary of Sean’s favourite walks in the Lake District, the photography being particularly impressive and the key feature to the site

Fat Goat Walks. Mark is based in the North West and has started adding walks on to his site in an entertaining manner

Yorkshire MoorsA collection of the 50 best walks across the Yorkshire Moors from John Rickard someone who clearly knows the area very well

Best Walks . A resource for walkers including books, maps and places to stay throughout Britain

Trekking Britain Walks across Britain for a true walking enthusiast

Gear & Equipment

Pogu Spikes. Online outdoor shop with a choice of equipment for walkers, runners and any outdoor activity

Specialist Sites

 

Ann Thomas. Original Watercolours . Ann is an artist working out of Tarbert in Loch Fyne and has originals and prints to see of the spectacular  landscape of Scotland & the Yorkshire Dales

Wayne Dentith,Photographer. High quality photography in all areas of  travel including the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Scotland. As well as a fine library of shots Wayne is available for bespoke group tours or larger commissions.

Cicerone Guidebooks. Publishers of over 290 guidebooks for walking, trekking, climbing and mountaineering and cycle touring.

Paws for a Walk. Everything you need to know about walking with dogs – where to go, where to stay and general health and lifestyle tips for your dog. Mist loves it!

Storm Crow. A website providing a variety of information on survival techniques, nutritional value of plants and other information on the great outdoors.

Places to Stay

Campsites.co.uk. Hundreds of camping, touring & glamping sites across the country all very well presented and easily searchable. . 

Country Hideaways. A selection of over 40 delightful cottages within the heart of the Yorkshire Dales

Irish Cottages. A popular selection of cottages in Ireland to rent.

Farm Cottages .  Cottages set on farms throughout the country