This is a pocket-sized, traveller's guide to some of the best walking and finest pubs in God's own county. The walks are grouped geographically and explore some of the region's fascinating historical and literary heritage as well as its thriving brewing scene. The book contains essential information about local transport and accommodation. The walks include: Settle and Upper Ribblesdale; Whitby to Robin Hood's Bay; Bronte country: Haworth and Ponden; Sheffield: Kelham Island and the 'valley of beer' and Hull's old town: a fishy trail.
Bob Steel is a geographer by profession and has been a teacher for much of his life. Apart from a lifelong interest in good beer and good architecture, he is a keen walker, cyclist and organic gardener.
Ribblesdale Circuit; Ribblehead and Three Peaks country; The Wharfe valley Grassington to Appletreewick; Upper Wharfedale;Wensleydale; Upper Swaledale and Kidson Force; Knaresborough & Harrogate via the Nidd Gorge; Upper Eskdale & Castleton Rigg; Grosmont and Goathland via North York Moors railway; Withby to Robin Hood's Bay on the coast path; Three cloughs and a canal - from Hebden bridge; Haworth and Stanbury; Colne Valley - Linthwaite to Marsden; The Calder Valley and Wainhouse Tower; Canals and mills; Halifax to Brighouse; Ilkley Moor and the Dales Way via Addingham; Harden Beck from Bingley; Saltaire, Shipley Glen and Baildon; Otley to Guiseley via the Chevin Leeds waterside trail; Wortley and the Upper Don Valley;Sheffield's valley of beer; York via the City walls; Beverley town trail; Hull: a fishy trail.