North Yorkshire Walking Guidebooks and Maps
Displayed below are North Yorkshire walking guidebooks and maps for ramblers. Some of the guidebooks are out of print but available from third-parties via Amazon.
The Ordnance Survey “Explorer” maps are available in standard quality (shown), as well as the tougher all-weather type.
To save repeating our displays, we have NOT included those guidebooks and maps included in the North York Moors National Park, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, various Long-Distance Footpaths which cross North Yorkshire, and various Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Please look in those pages for guidebooks and maps in addition to the ones shown below.
We welcome suggestions for inclusion.
“Walking is one of Britains favourite leisure activities, and these guides feature a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The books feature all the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of the area, and cear mapping for ease of use. Every route has been colour coded according to difficulty. All walks are annotated with local points of interest and places to stop for refreshments. Every walk is given a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and access, landscape, dog friendliness, parking and public toilets.”
– 50 Walks in North Yorkshire (AA 50 Walks Series)
“Discover the beautiful countryside around North Yorkshire with this guide to some of the best walks in the county. The 20 circular routes vary in length from 3 to 8 miles and are each centred on a broad variety of welcoming pubs recommended for their good food. Explore the meadows and woodland around Forge Valley and Grosmont, the waterfalls at Grassington and West Burton, waterside walks along the River Nidd and River Wharfe, some lovely villages and the attractive coastline around Robin Hood’s Bay. Above all, you’ll get to enjoy the magnificent views with routes covering parts of the Yorkshire Wolds, the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. Keith Wadd lives in North Yorkshire. He is a vice-president of the Ramblers’ Association, is strongly committed to protecting public paths and rights of access, and is the author of several successful books of walks.”
– Guide to North Yorkshire Pub Walks