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Yorkshire Wolds Way : National Trail Guide

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Publication Type
Guidebook
Author
Tony Gowers, Roger Ratcliffe
ISBN
9781781315682
Date Published
2016
Size
21 x 13.3
Number of Pages
144pp
Cost
Purchase Info
https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9781781315682/Yorkshire-Wolds-Way.html
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Recreational path guides include OS mapping extracts based on 1: 5,000 scale (Explorer) mapping and show the route of the trail itself, though do not extend very far either side. Walkers may want to carry additional maps if deviating from the route to accommodation, etc.


Aurum publish Out On Your Feet: The Hallucinatory World of Hundred-Mile Walking, LDWA member Julie Welch's book about her first attempt to walk the LDWA 100 mile event.


Review:

Publisher's website 2018

The Yorkshire Wolds were brought to international attention in 2012 by David Hockney’s magnificent Royal Academy exhibition of paintings of the region. Now, Tony Gowers’ completely updated, expanded and re-designed National Trail Guide offers the essential companion to the forgotten but fascinating landscape through which this Trail runs.

The Trail runs from Hessle in the south, by the Humber Bridge, to Filey on the North Yorkshire coast, through the Wolds' secluded and special 'dry valleys', a succession of tranquil villages, and past cel;ebrated locations like Thixendale woods now immortalised in Hockney's vast and dazzling paintings.

As well as comprehensive route descriptions accompanied by OS 1:25,000 maps, the book features a Philip Larkin Trail around Hull, digressions to the handsome town of Beverley with its beautiful Minster, the Holderness region made famous by Winfred Holtby’s South Riding, the seabird colony at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, as well as circular walks to all of the principal locations of Hockney’s Wolds paintings. The result is an essential purchase, not just for those walking the Trail, but for every visitor to the area.


Paths Covered by this Publication:

127 km / 79 miles

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