The towns of Settle, Malham, Grassington and Giggleswick, each in their river valley and possessing special identities, yet sharing a common history. Linked by green lanes and monastic roads running over the windswept moors, revealing a history which Celts, Romans, Miners and Farmers. Travelled in their turn by monks, farmers and highwaymen. The book follows these routes, giving insights into their history. Maps are included to enable walkers to tread in the footsteps of the ancients. The second part of the book introduces the history of street names and features of interest, in the four towns. This section includes an 'AtoZ' of the streets and clearly drawn maps.An easy and revealing read for tourist and generally interested readers.