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Walks Without Stiles: Accessible Adventures in the Yorkshire Dales

Friont cover of book by Jonathan Smoith and Debbie North. Walks with Out Stiles in the Yorkshire Dales.
Walks without Stiles

"Walks Without Stiles in the Yorkshire Dales" is a compelling guidebook penned by Debbie North and Jonathan Smith, a dynamic duo dedicated to making the stunning landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales accessible to all. Jonathan, the founder of Where 2 Walk, brings his passion for walking and extensive knowledge of the region to this collaboration, while Debbie, appointed by the Cabinet Office as Disability and Ambassador for the countryside, adds a unique perspective on making outdoor adventures inclusive for everyone.

Jonathan and Debbie admiring the view from the hub at Nateby

The book's title, "Walks Without Stiles," encapsulates its essence – a celebration of routes that transcend traditional barriers, ensuring that individuals of all abilities can experience the breath-taking beauty of the Yorkshire Dales. Jonathan and Debbie have carefully curated a collection of walks that are not only visually stunning but also thoughtfully designed to be accessible. By eliminating stiles, they have opened up the opportunity for wheelchair users, families with young children, and those with mobility challenges to explore the diverse landscapes that the Yorkshire Dales have to offer.

There is a Tramper to borrow at Tebay, for a stroll on the Howgills.

Beyond just providing detailed routes, the book goes the extra mile by offering insights into the rich history, flora, and fauna of the region. Each walk is more than just a physical journey; it's an immersive experience in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. The authors' commitment to inclusivity shines through as they encourage readers to embrace the joy of nature without limitations.

"Walks Without Stiles" not only serves as a practical guide but also as a testament to the power of collaboration and the belief that the wonders of the outdoors should be accessible to everyone. With this book in hand, adventurers can embark on a journey that transcends physical constraints, fostering a deeper connection between individuals and the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales.

Whether you are a nature enthusiast, a family with young children, a pet owner, or someone looking for accessible outdoor adventures, this guidebook is tailored for you.

Here's a glimpse of what you can expect from the book:

  • Thoughtfully curated routes without stiles, ensuring accessibility for all

  • Insights into the rich history, flora, and fauna of the Yorkshire Dales.

  • A celebration of inclusivity, inviting everyone to experience the joys of nature.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to embark on a journey through the Yorkshire Dales. To grab your copy click on the link below:


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