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On this page we have links to sites both directly involved with A Pennine Journey as well as indirect walking related links. Please note that we have no control over external links from this page.

Pennine Journey Guide book
Sigma Press - publishers of the Pennine Journey guidebook
Colin Bywater - website showcasing Colin's artwork. website showcasing Colin's Bywaters artwork. Colin did all the illustrations for the A Pennine Journey and Howgills and Limestone Trail pictorial guide books
Landscape Heritage - Ron Scholes personal website. A personal friend of Alfred Wainwright and a travel writer and broadcaster who drew all the maps for the A Pennine Journey and Howgills and Limestone Trail pictorial guide books

The Howgills and Limestone Trail - The Howgills and Limestone Trail is a 76 mile long-distance walk from Kirkby Stephen to Settle through this picturesque area of Cumbria and North Yorkshire drawing inspiration from Alfred Wainwright's Walks in Limestone Country and Walks in the Howgill Fells. - Follow the adventures of Fudge, a Cocker Spaniel, along with his human walking companions Dave and Angie Walsh on their long distance trails and day walks all over the UK. Not only has Fudge built an informative website with some cracking photos but he has raised over £17,500 (so far!) for charity.
RambleFest - intended for anyone who loves walking in the countryside and wishes to find more information on guidebooks, maps, accommodation, pubs, where to eat, public transport and other services.
Dales Way Association - The Dales Way is a long distance footpath of about 80 miles situated in the north of England and running from Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere.
Long Distance Walkers Association - The LDWA is an Association of people with the common interest of walking long distances in rural, mountainous or moorland areas.
Walk Eden -
Kirkby Stephen Walkers are Welcome -
Lady Anne’s Way - This classic long distance route passes through stunning scenery on its 100 mile journey from Skipton to Penrith.
Pennine Way Association - a registered charity run entirely by volunteers. It was founded in 1971 as 'a focus of public interest' in Britain’s first and finest long distance footpath.
Happy Hiker - walker friendly accommodation providers, free & simple to follow walks, including GPS downloads and basic advice on a variety of walking issues.

Resources - A site dedicated to the Cumbria Way walk from Ulverston to Carlisle passing through some of the best scenery that Cumbria and The Lake District has to offer.
Wild Camping on the Pennine Journey- view an excellent video blog of a wild camp along the length of the Pennine Journey by 'Impala on trail'. Visit the UK Thru Hikers facebook page - A Weardale community website with lots of information on walks in the Weardale area. - With over 17,000 pages of free walking information, "Walking Britain" is dedicated to the footpaths that cross the landscape with the National Parks featuring strongly in the lists of walks. - North East Guides delivers outdoor activity packages in various locations around the area, all designed to make the most of your stay, and give you a positive outdoor experience - a website for walkers and cyclists in Sedbergh and the western Yorkshire Dales
Tubular Fells - Peter Burgess has created a topological map of Alfred Wainwright's 214 fells, akin to the London Underground map devised by Harry Beck in 1931.
The Wainwright Society - a site dedicated to keeping alive the fellwalking traditions promoted by Alfred Wainwright through his guidebooks and other publications
Yorkshire Dales Society - an independent educational charity, free of financial and political affiliations, the Society works to ensure that the government, the National Park Authority and other agencies deliver their promises to care for the Yorkshire Dales.
YHA - YHA offer a wide range of affordable hostels as well as family and activity breaks across England & Wales - from hostels to poshtels.
Ordnance Survey - is Great Britain's national mapping authority, offering digital and paper map products for a wide range of business and outdoor uses.

Public Transport
Cumbria County Council – bus links
Settle Carlisle Railway Line

Baggage Carriers & Walking Companies
Discovery Travel
Trail Magic Baggage


Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue
Swaledale Mountain Rescue
Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue
Cave Rescue Organisation

Local Information - Photographs, maps and information pages all of which are dedicated to Cumbria and all things Cumbrian.
Cumbria and Dalesman magazines
Friends of the Settle Carlisle Railway Line
Settle Harriers

Tourist Information
Alston TIC
Appleby TIC
Haltwhistle TIC
Hexham TIC
Horton in Ribblesdale TIC
Ingleton TIC
Kirkby Stephen TIC
Middleton in Teesdale TIC
Once Brewed TIC
Sedbergh TIC
Settle TIC
Visit Cumbria
Visit Durham
Hidden Howgills
Northumbria Tourism
Visit Eden
Visit Sedbergh
Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
Visit Hadrian’s Wall
North Yorkshire County Council

"There is only one way to know a hill, and that is to put your feet on it and walk. Wander about leisurely if you wish, but better still make the summit your objective and struggle up to it." AW in A Pennine Journey

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