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Walking Links

Car Free Walks - Guide to car free walking across Great Britain

A Dales High Way - a 90 mile walk across the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales

DalesRail (Lancashire) - Summer only train on Sundays from Blackpool to Carlisle via the Ribble Valley and Settle/Carlisle lines, with a guided walks programme.

Discovering Britain - The story of Britain's landscapes discovered through walks: Royal Geographical Society

East Riding Walks - Walks in the East Riding of Yorkshire

Friends of Settle Carlisle Line - supporting the Settle-Carlisle section of the main line from Leeds to Carlisle, including guided walks info

Hebden Bridge Walkers Action

Lady Anne's Way - a 100 mile route from Skipton to Penrith

Lancashire Rail Ramblers

Long Distance Walking Association

Open Access Map Search (Right to Roam)

Ordnance Survey

Otley Walking Festival - Saturday 22 June to Sunday 30 June 2024

Peak and Northern Footpaths Society - to preserve and develop the extensive urban and rural footpath network

Penistone Line Partnership - Guided train walks from the Penistone Line

The Ramblers - at the heart of walking

Ribble Valley Rambler - the Sunday rail service from Blackpool to Hellifield September to May with onward connections to Settle and Carlisle (Guided walks on some dates)

ride2stride - Settle-Carlisle Walking and Music Festival - 30 April to 6 May 2024

Step out for Yorkshire - explore our wonderful county and help support Yorkshire Cancer Research. Walk, cycle or run - choose your distance and help save lives in Yorkshire

Transpeak Walks - Guided train walks in the Peak District

Walkers are Welcome - towns and villages across Britain which have something special to offer walkers

Walking Festivals - information on events in and around the country

Walking in Yorkshire - More than 470 FREE walks to download and details of books, maps and walking groups in the county

WalkingForum.co.uk - a forum for discussing all aspects of country walking in the UK



Countryside and Transport Links

Bing Maps - On-line mapping

Calderdale Council - What's On

Community Rail Lancashire - exploring Lancashire's Community Rail Lines

Craven Pothole Club - including information about Gaping Gill

Dalesbus - Public transport in the Yorkshire Dales

Forest of Bowland - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Friends of the Dales - the new (2017) name of the Yorkshire Dales Society - a registered charity set up in 1981 to campaign for the protection and enhancement of the Dales and to encourage everyone to value and enjoy this special area

Ingleborough Webcam - images every 60 seconds during daylight hours

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Megatrain.com - ultra-cheap rail and coach fares between selected destinations (from £1 each way). NB - mainly coach services, very limited rail tickets

National Rail Enquiries Online - rail journey planner and fares information

Northern Rail - Train company who operate the Settle/Carlisle line and many other lines throughout Northern England

Peak District National Park - Visitor Information

Settle-Carlisle Line Railway - celebrates the diverse and varied attractions of the Settle-Carlisle Railway

Skipton East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership - campaigning to re-open the Colne to Skipton railway

Traveline North East - impartial travel information and Journey Planner (Cumbria and the North East)

Traveline North West - impartial travel information and Journey Planners (Lancashire and surrounding districts)

West Yorkshire Metro - Public transport in West Yorkshire

what3words - GPS location app

Yorkshire Dales National Park - Visitor Information

Yorkshire Dales Green Lanes Alliance (YDGLA) - campaining to free green lanes from off-road motor vehicle users