The Pennine Way, Britain’s best-known National Trail, winds for 253* miles (407.5 km) over wild moorland and through quiet dales following the backbone of northern England. Crossing three national parks – the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland – this superb footpath showcases Britain’s finest upland scenery, while touching the literary landscape of the Brontë family and Roman history along Hadrian’s Wall.
* 268 miles (429km) including optional side routes
Practical information for all budgets – what to see, where to eat, where to stay: B&Bs, hotels, campsites, bunkhouses, bothies, hostels, pubs
Itineraries for all walkers – whether hiking the entire route or sampling highlights on day walks or short breaks. Detailed public transport information for all access points.
Includes 138 detailed walking maps: the largest-scale maps available – At just under 1:20,000 (8cm or 3 1/8 inches to one mile) these are bigger than even the most detailed walking maps currently available in the shops.
Unique mapping features – walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest. These are not general-purpose maps but fully edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers
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