HALT Related Links

HALT Related Links

On this page we have links to sites both directly involved with the Howgills and Limestone Trail as well as, other, indirect walking related links. Please note that we have no control over external links from this page.

Walking

www.masarnenramblers.com – 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.
www.cumbriawaywalk.info – 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.
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 – Information on the Kirkby Stephen area.
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.
Dales High Way – An exhilarating 90 miles across the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales

Resources

Colin Bywater – A website showcasing Colin’s Bywaters artwork. Colin did all of 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
alfredwainwright.co.uk – a fascinating and in-depth online resource focusing on Alfred Wainwright’s book-related publishing and printing history
www.walkingbritain.co.uk – 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.
The Wainwright Society – a site dedicated to keeping alive the fellwalking traditions promoted by Alfred Wainwright through his guidebooks and other publications.
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 – Information about bus services across Cumbria
Dalesbus – website designed to help you get around the Yorkshire Dales area using public transport.
Settle Carlisle Railway Line – Train times and news relating to this magnificent railway line.

Baggage Transfer & Holiday Companies

Brigantes – Holiday and / or Baggage Transfer
Discovery Travel – Holiday and  Baggage Transfer

Weather

www.accuweather.com – up to date weather forecasting
MWIS – The Mountain Weather Information Service

Emergency

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue– For over 70 years UWFRA has been rescuing people and animals from the caves, mineshafts, fells and crags of Wharfedale, Nidderdale, Littondale and Mid-Airedale.
Swaledale Mountain Rescue – Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team provides a mountain and cave rescue service within the Swaledale and Wensleydale areas of North Yorkshire.
Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue = The search and rescue team for the Upper Eden Valley in Cumbria
Cave Rescue Organisation – Saving lives above & below ground in the Yorkshire Dales

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