On this page we have links to sites both directly involved with the Howgills and Limestone Trail as well as indirect walking related links.
Please note that we have no control over external links from this page.
Other long distance walks and groups
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.
Pennine Way Association
Dales High Way
Safety and Walking Advice
Weather Forecast- Met Office mountain weather forecast for the Yorkshire Dales
Safe in the Hills - an excellent website developed by Kirkby Stephen MRT offering plenty of advice on clothing, equipment, navigation etc.
www.walkingandhiking.co.uk - packed full of tips and advice
The Countryside Code - a page from the Ramblers website ofering sensible advice on behaviour in the countryside
Places along the Howgills and Limestone Trail route
www.ingleboroughwebcam.co.uk - webcam looking at Ingleborough
www.settle-carlisle.co.uk - The Settle-Carlisle Railway Partnership
DalesBus - Bus network in the Yorkshire Dales
National Rail - journey planner
Tubular Fells - Peter Burgess has created a topological map of Alfred Wainwright's 214 fells, akin to the London Underground map devised by Harry Beck in 1931.
The Wainwright Society - a site dedicated to keeping alive the fellwalking traditions promoted by Alfred Wainwright through his guidebooks and other publications
Colin Bywater - website showcasing Colin's Bywaters artwork. Colin did all the illustrations for the Howgills and Limestone Trail and A Pennine Journey 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 Howgills and Limestone Trail and A Pennine Journey pictorial guide books
Launch of the Howgills and Limestone Trail - C&W Herald 12/07/2013
New walk follows in footsteps of Lakeland sage – but in Yorkshire - 21/07/2013
On the trail of Wainwright - Dalesman article by Derek Cockell March 2014
". . . ., the delights of this limestone countryside are not obviously in view. The delights are there, in full measure aand in amazing variety, but they have to be sought on foot. " AW on Limestone Country