Books & Maps

“The Dales 30”, the mountains of the Yorkshire & Cumbrian Dales

The mountains of the Yorkshire and Cumbrian Dales (the Dales 30) are lovingly described in a this new book. Rich in photography, descriptions of the mountain and the various routes the book should provide another reason to visit this lovely corner of England.

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“The Top 500 Summits, a Lifetime of Hillwalking”


Exclusive to Where2walk is this 340 page book on the highest peaks of Britain & Ireland packed full of excellent photography, personal anecdotes and a listing to challenge any mountain walker.

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My favourite Walking Books

From listings of hills to climb, information on the areas I love walking in and adventures that make me tingle here is a small selection of some of my favourite ‘walkers’ books. Click the photo to buy or for more details.


Wainwright’s 7 Pictorial Guides of the Lake District Fell Wanderer – the memoirs of Wainwright and his Love for the Lakes Hunter Davies and his splendid walk through the Lake District Story of the Lakeland poets
A complete guide to the Long Distance paths of Britain History, geology and the landscape of the Yorkshire Dales Walks focusing on the best British views, good stuff Captures the essence of the Yorkshire Moors in pictures
The SMC’s Definitive guide to the Munros of Scotland The SMC’s Definitive guide to the Corbetts of Scotland Hamish Brown’s epic walk over the Munros on a continuous journey Lists every hill & mountain in Britain with a 500 foot drop
The greatest real life adventure stories according to Chris Bonnington The Savage Mountain, hero’s & disasters on K2 The definitive story of the 1996 Everest disaster by Jon Krakauer Joe Simpson falls in to a glacier and survives. Touching the Void
Cleveland Way. A walking guide written in an easy style (E Book) A well written factual guide to the Dales Way The best guide to Mountaincraft & Leadership Scafell Pike, a year in the life of a mountain


O/S Explorer Maps

Click on the image to buy a 1.25,000 map of the Yorkshire Dales, Moors, Pennines and the Lake District. The best maps for the walker out there.

Yorkshire Dales – Southern & Western Yorkshire Dales – North & Central Howgill Fells & the Upper Eden North Pennines
Forest of Bowland & Ribblesdale Nidderdale North York Moors West North York Moors East
Lake District North West Lake District South West Lake District North East Lake District South East