The Ribble Way: A Northern England Trail (British Long-distance Trails)

The Ribble Way: A Northern England Trail (British Long-distance Trails)

Dennis Kelsall


Guidebook to the pleasant Ribble means long-distance path which strains the whole size of the Ribble valley. The River Ribble springs from the limestone of the Yorkshire Dales, excessive on Cam Fell within the middle of 3 height state. The 70½ mile (113km) Ribble means is defined in seven levels, the direction alternating from one part of the valley to the opposite, usually using street bridges to pass the river. first and foremost forcing a passage among excessive, rugged moorland hills, it then breaks loose to wind via gentler nation-state south of Settle, meandering lazily via alternating pasture and historic forest, the place previous manor homes and early 18th-century village cottages nonetheless carry sway opposed to the pervasive tide of modernity. past Preston, the river dramatically adjustments all over again, knowledgeable to run instantly to the Irish Sea; yet extra to the west, an enormous expanse of the salt marsh nonetheless continues to be and draws large populations of birds quite in iciness.

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