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The Hills of the Midlands and South Pennines (Hills of England)

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Published by Mainstream Publishing .
Written in English


  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Walking, hiking, trekking,
  • Walking,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Cheshire,
  • England,
  • Midlands,
  • Europe - Great Britain - England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Travel / Europe / Great Britain,
  • Travel / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8909850M
ISBN 101840185376
ISBN 109781840185379

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Fabric of the hills: The interwoven story of textiles and the landscape of the South Pennines Paperback – January 1, by Elizabeth Jane Pridmore (Author)Author: Elizabeth Jane Pridmore. The Hills of the Midlands and South Pennines: A Guide to Summits Under 2,ft avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving 4/5(1). The Midlands and South Pennines are where the English Lowlands give way to the mountains of the north and west. In both the Welsh Marches and southern Pennine moors, this landscape of contrast contains both the wooded hills and grass scarplands of the south together with the high moorlands and cragged uplands of Wales and Northern England. The hills of Southern England: a guide to summits under 2,ft. The hills of Northern England and the Isle of Man: a guide to summits under 2,ft. The hills of the Midlands and South Pennines: a guide to summits under 2,ft. Also of relevant specialist interest is: The finest peaks: prominence and other mountain measures.

The range has no continuous name - the western part as far as Blackburn is called the West Pennine Moors, the eastern part north of the A (including the famous Ilkley Moor) is called the South Pennines, and the small area in between is known as the Forest of Rossendale. Often described as the "backbone of England", the Pennine Hills form a continuous mountain range stretching northwards from the Peak District in the northern Midlands, through the South Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines up to the Tyne Gap, which separates the range from the Cheviot Hills. Their total length is about miles ( km). The South Pennines is a region of moorland and hill country in northern England lying towards the southern end of the Pennines. In the west it includes the Rossendale Valley and the West Pennine Moors. It is bounded by the Greater Manchester conurbation in the west and the Bowland Fells and Yorkshire Dales to the north. The Pennines (/ ˈ p ɛ n aɪ n z /), also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, is a range of hills and mountains separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.. Often described as the "backbone of England", the Pennine Hills form a more-or-less continuous range in most of Northern range stretches northwards from the Peak District at the southern end.

The mountain guide has mountains listed in Pennines, England. Abbot Hills. Abney Low. Acliffe Hill. Addlebrough. Wenlock Edge, running through the middle of the Shropshire Hills AONB, is a long, low ridge, which extends for over 15 miles (24 km). Further south, the Welsh border reaches over metres (2, feet) high, at Black Mountain, which is thus the highest point in Herefordshire. The book starts at White Peak, the tip of the Pennine and Peak boundary, before moving up to the South Pennines, the Forest of Bowland, going through the dales and towards the North Pennines and. The South Pennines is famous for its historic packhorse trails which for centuries were the main trade routes linking market towns, upland settlements and farms. These now form a major bridleway network, much of which has be re-opened by the South Pennine Packhorse Trails Trust.