Official website of the Dales Way Association (DWA)

Dales Way Association

Maps & Guides

Photo of Dales Way: Track in woods above Strid
Track in woods above the Strid


Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 Landranger sheets:-

  • 104 Leeds & Bradford
  • 98 Wensleydale & Wharfedale
  • 97 Kendal & Morecambe

Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 Explorer sheets:-

  • 297 Lower Wharfedale & Upper Washburn Valley.
  • OL2 Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western.
  • OL30 Yorkshire Dales - Central
  • OL19 Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley
  • OL7 English Lakes - South Eastern

Harveys 1:40,000 Strip Map covering the entire Dales Way together with Link routes and other details

Footprint 1:40,000 strip map covering the entire Dales Way, with free download for link routes

Guide Books

Dales Way – the Complete Guide by Colin Speakman .

Skyware Press:
ISBN 978 0 9559987 7 5
£11.99 post free
This is the 11th edition of the original guide to the Dales Way (published 2013, revised and reprinted 2016), now completely revised and updated, Illustrated with 47 stunning full colour photos to match Speakman's compelling narrative, with large-scale full colour strip maps of the entire route (1:25,000) and details of the three link routes from Bradford, Leeds and Harrogate.
This is the complete and definitive guide to one of Britain's best loved and most popular long-distance trails.

The Dales Way by Terry Marsh.

Cicerone Press:
ISBN 978 18528494 3 6
A brand new edition of this popular Dales Way guide book, comes with a 1:25,000 scale map booklet of the route (2018).

The Dales Way by Peter Stott & Jacquetta Megarry.

Rucksack Readers:
ISBN 978 1 8984814 2 3
Current edition 2011.

Dales Way Companion by Paul Hannon.

Hillside Publications:
ISBN 978-1907626104
New edition for 2012.

Dales Way by Henry Stedman.

ISBN 978 1 905864 78 2
New for 2016.

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