An authoritative guide to the history, landscape and lore along the scenic English train line between Settle and Carlisle, by an established travel writer and railway aficionado.
Widely known as England's most picturesque line, the enduring Settle-Carlisle Railway crosses the north Pennines between Yorkshire and Cumbria, traversing stunning scenery from the Dales through the lonely and lofty fells to the limestone pavements of Westmorland, and on into the lush, green Eden Valley.
”A compelling journey along the Settle-Carlisle railway, full of detailed research and engaging insights on this treasured line.” Cumberland & Westmorland Herald
”An endearing love letter to the Settle-to-Carlisle Railway … an enticing mix of reminiscence, history, characters, and practical information … evocative and affecting, with a rich sense of time and place. Written with both style and clarity, it is a must.” Peter Gillman, Chair, Outdoor Writers & Photographers Guild