Pennines

Description

The "Backbone of England" is a long, continues mountain range stretching from the Peak District in central England to the Cheviot Hills bordering with Scotland. Many long distance trails can be found here, and best known of course is the Pennine Way, the first National Trail, that runs the complete length of it. 

The Pennines include many other sounding names, like the Pak District, the Yorkshire Dales, the Northumberland National Park. Much of the area is open and wild, which makes long distance hiking more strenuous than elsewhere in England.

Among the long distance trails here, the Coast to Coast Walk is one of the best known. There are many more, refer to the list below.

Sentiers de cette région

Livres

Stanfords
United Kingdom
2011
  • Cumbria`s Eden Valley Walking
  • Walking guide to 30 day walks in the Eden Valley, in the north of Cumbria, following the River Eden from Kirkby Stephen past Penrith and Carlisle to the Solway Firth. A wide range of day routes, from 4 to 17 miles in length, past ruined castles, churches and prehistoric settlements with stunning views of the Lake District, Pennines and Scottish... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • County Durham Walking: 40 Walking Routes and 10 Traffic-free Cycle Routes
  • This popular guidebook to walking and cycling in County Durham, in the north east of England, describes 450 miles of walking routes and cycleways. There are 40 day-walks, ranging between 5 and 24km in length, as well as 10 cycle paths along old railway lines.County Durham - the Land of the Prince-Bishops - lies between two mighty rivers - the... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Coast to Coast with Wainwright
  • This is a new edition of the classic photographic book containing the walk A. Wainwright devised in 1973, covering rights of way and areas of open access between the Irish sea and the North Sea. The route starts at St Bees Head and finishes at Robin Hood Bay, passing through three National Parks: the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Bridleway National Trail
  • The Pennine Bridleway, a 188-km/117 mile route from Middleton Top in the Peak District to the South Pennines on the Yorkshire-Lancashire border with a 76km/47m Mary Towneley Loop, in a series of walking guides to the National Trails in England and Wales with colour extracts from the Ordnance Survey`s Explorer series at 1:25,000 showing points... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Divide
  • Pennine Divide is one of the titles in the Great Britain: Freedom to Roam Rambling Guides for England and Wales. The series was published in light of the ‘right to roam’ legislation, with the aim of creating a series of walking handbooks covering areas of mountains, moorland and heath newly opened up to walkers in England and Wales. An... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Northumberland Walking
  • Alan Hall’s Cicerone guide to Walking in Northumberland is an extensive survey of some of the best walking opportunities in one of England’s most northerly counties. A collection of 36 walks guides those exploring the area through a diverse landscape ranging from wild walks, craggy ascents and forest treks to gentle riverside strolls. Endless... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • South Pennines Walks
  • South Pennines in the Pathfinder Guides series, produced in association with Ordnance Survey and published by Crimson; comprising a range of walking guides to popular British destinations. Each Pathfinder guide includes 28 varied walks ranging from easy strolls to exhilarating hikes and is accompanied by 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey mapping with... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Howgills And Limestone Trail
  • David & Heather Pitt, who re-created Alfred Wainwright`s famous 1938 `Pennine Journey`, with maps by Ron Scholes and illustrations by Colin Bywater, here describe a new 76-mile long-distance walk from Kirkby Stephen to Settle. This pictorial guide follows a route through this picturesque and, in parts, demanding area of Cumbria and North... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Dales Way (84 miles)
  • This is a brand new edition of one of the first guidebooks to this classic walk. ”The Dales Way” is one of Britain`s favourite long-distance walks, running from Ilkley in Wharfedale, through the Yorkshire Dales National Park to a delightful conclusion on the shores of Windermere in the Lake District National Park. At 80 miles in length and... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2008
  • Durham, North Pennines & Tyne & Wear Walks
  • Durham, North Pennines & Tyne and Wear in the Pathfinder Guides series, produced in association with Ordnance Survey and published by Crimson; comprising a range of walking guides to popular British destinations. Each Pathfinder guide includes 28 varied walks ranging from easy strolls to exhilarating hikes and is accompanied by 1:25,000... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Ribble Country Walking
  • Jack Keighley’s illustrated Cicerone guide to Walks in Ribble Country details thirty walks in between Ribblehead and Lytham in the Yorkshire Dales. The guide covers the route of the River Ribble which rises in the heights of the Yorkshire Dales and flows for 75 miles through some Yorkshire and Lancashire’s most idyllic countryside. Each of the... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Pennine Way
  • Martin Collins’ Cicerone guide to The Pennine Way explores one of Britain’s best know national trails. Often challenging, the long distance walk has essential information designed to help you plan and complete the trip from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. 268 miles in total, the route takes 2-3 weeks to complete in one walk, though the guide also offers... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Nevermind the Quantocks
  • `Every one of us knows the moment when the simple act of putting one foot in front of another stops being a method of propulsion and becomes an adventure.` In this hilarious and heart-warming collection of essays, writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie reflects on a life spent exploring the British countryside on foot. From the splendour of the... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • North York Moors Harvey British Mountain Map XT40
  • North Yorkshire Moors National Park at 1:40,000 on a GPS compatible, contoured map from Harvey Map Services printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper, with a geological map of the region on the reverse, advice on safety and first aid, etc.The map covers most of the area on one side, but with the northernmost and... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Wild Places
  • In The Wild Places, Robert Macfarlane embarks on a series of beautifully described journeys in the remaining wildernesses of Britain and Ireland. The result is both an intellectual and a physical journey, with the author travelling in time as well as space. Guided by monks, questers, scientists, philosophers, poets and artists, both living and... Lire la suite
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Cartes

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haltwhistle and Brampton 1925
  • Map No. 86, Haltwhistle and Brampton 1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way North A-Z Adventure Atlas
  • The Pennine Way North Adventure Atlas, presenting the northern section of the route between Kirk Yetholm in the Cheviot Hills and Bowes near Barnard Castle on mapping at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. Coverage includes a large... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Leeds & Liverpool Canal - Liverpool to Keighley Heron Map
  • A tourist map of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, from Liverpool to Keighley at 1:50,000 with detailed town plans of Blackburn, Burnley, Skipton and Wigan at 1:12,500 and suitable for both waterways and leisure users.This map gives detailed coverage of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, from Liverpool to Keighley, with emphasis on the waterways and... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Barnard Castle and Richmond 1925
  • Map No. 92, Barnard Castle and Richmond 1925, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed 1901
  • Map No. 75, Berwick-upon-Tweed 1901, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet lines... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Appleby-in-Westmorland 1903-1904
  • Map No. 91, Appleby-in-Westmorland 1903-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1901
  • Map No. 80, Cheviot Hills and Kielder Water 1901, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way South Harvey National Trail XT40
  • The southern section of the Pennine Way between Edale and Horton in Ribblesdale on a waterproof and tear-resistant map at 1:40,000 from Harvey Map Services presenting the route accompanied by extensive additional tourist information.Divided into six panels, the route is shown on mapping with contours at 15m intervals enhanced by additional... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales Harvey Touring & Planning Map
  • Yorkshire Dales on a road map at 1:100,000 from Harvey Map Services with several enlargements showing main roads across local towns, plus descriptions of interesting locations, advice on public transport, etc. The map shows the Dales region with altitude colouring to indicate the region’s topography. Long-distance trails such as the Dales Way,... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haltwhistle and Brampton 1901-1904
  • Map No. 86, Haltwhistle and Brampton 1901-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Peak District North Harvey Superwalker XT25
  • The northern part of the Peak District at 1:25,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services in their Superwalker series. Coverage extends from Marsden and Holmbridge in the north to beyond Glossop in the south, and includes the Bottoms / Valehouse / Rhodeswood / Torside / Woodhead Reservoirs, Howden / Derwent... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • South Yorkshire and Peak District
  • South Yorkshire and Peak District at 1:100,000 in a series of cycling maps from Sustrans, the charity behind developing UK’s National Cycle Network. The map covers several routes: No. 68 - Pennine Cycleway South (National Route 68) between Derby and Holmfirth; National Route 6 - between Derby and Sheffield and on into the Peak District National... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hexham and Haltwhistle 1901-1904
  • Map No. 87, Hexham and Haltwhistle 1901-1904, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so that the sheet... Lire la suite
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way South
  • Walking from Edale to Hortin-in-Ribblesdale, through The Peak District to Yorkshire. Walk the Pennine Way, designated as Britain’s first National Park. The southern section takes you through dramatic areas of great natural beauty such as the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales. The wild and rugged Peak District National Park with its wild and... Lire la suite
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Northumberland
  • Overnacht in Nether Grange, een voormalig graanpakhuis met uitzicht op de Noordzee en prachtig zandstrand, fraai gelegen in het centrum van het historische kustplaatsje Alnmouth. Wandel over klif- en kustpaden langs de Northumberland Heritage Coast, een Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, of in het Northumberland National Park, een zacht en... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Hadrian's Wall self-guided walking tour
  • Self guided Hadrian's Wall walk from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway. Immerse yourself in history with a Hadrian's wall walking holiday, a fascinating and rewarding walk in England, from coast to coast alongside one of Britain’s iconic landmarks. Hadrian’s Wall is Europe’s largest surviving Roman monument and a UNESCO World Heritage... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Hadrian's Wall Short Break
  • 3 days of walking alongside the most spectacular section of Hadrian’s Wall. This itinerary is perfect for a short break. This short break itinerary follows the central section of Hadrian's Wall, one of Britain’s iconic landmarks. Europe’s largest surviving Roman monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the route follows the course of this... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Scottish Coast to Coast Walk Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • An iconic self guided walking holiday across the highlands of Scotland. Traverse Scotland from Coast to Coast on foot. Take on a classic journey from Perth to Fort William across the moors, mountains and rivers of the central Scottish Highlands. The Scottish Coast to Coast walk visits charming highland towns, remote hotels, quiet glens and wide... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Complete
  • Walking from Edale to Kirk Yetholm through the Peak District, The Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. In 1965 the Pennine Way was designated as Britain’s first National Trail and on this itinerary you will walk it in it’s entirety, from Edale to Kirk Yetholm. Today it is one of the UK’s most famous long-distance footpaths. This magnificent... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way North
  • Walking from Greenhead in Hadrian's Wall country all the way to the Scottish border. The Pennine Way North, takes you from Greenhead in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country to Kirk Yetholm at the Scottish border. The Pennine Way was the first designated long-distance footpath in the UK and today is probably the most famous. On this section you... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Pennine Way Central
  • Walking from Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Greenhead through the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. Walking the central section of the Pennine Way takes you through the backbone of England, to the Yorkshire Dales all the way to Hadrian’s Wall. The wonderful sights of heavenly valleys and waterfalls, such as High Force, greet you as you follow... Lire la suite
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