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distance 8mi Vertical gain +974ft Vertical drop -961ft Durée 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kirby Underdale - East Riding of Yorkshire

This walk includes all the typical features of the Yorkshire Wolds, an extensive limestone plateau interlaced with secluded, narrow, twisting dales. It starts by making use of three linking dales to come out onto the plateau where there are views from the scarp edge over the Vale of York and, as the plateau is crossed, views down into other dales and eventually across the Humber into Lincolnshire. The return makes use of another dale, a stretch of Roman road, and an old drove way.

Circular Walk from Thixendale through Kirby Underdale
distance 8.33mi Vertical gain +817ft Vertical drop -827ft Durée 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Thixendale - North Yorkshire

This walk in the Yorkshire Wolds provides a mixture of walking through quiet secluded dales and across the wide open spaces of a limestone plateau with extensive views over the Vale of York. It starts and finishes in the village of Thixendale which has a pub and a small shop.

distance 4.16mi Vertical gain +249ft Vertical drop -253ft Durée 2h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Wharram - North Yorkshire

A short walk following the route of the disused Malton to Driffield railway, taking in the old station, sidings, chalk quarry and abandoned medieval village of Wharram Percy itself. The walk can be made a mile shorter by retracing your steps after looking at the medieval village and taking the shortcut back to the car park, along Centenary Way.

Walking Drewton Estate loop ( Download : )
distance 12.62mi Vertical gain +531ft Vertical drop -522ft Durée 6h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in North Cave - East Riding of Yorkshire

Starting at the church in North Cave this walk takes in the pretty Drewton Estate, and then loops round using the High Hunsley Circuit to North Newbald. From there the walk makes it's way to the beautiful village of Hotham before returning to North Cave.

distance 2.51mi Vertical gain +49ft Vertical drop -52ft Durée 1h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Yorkshire

Lovely circular walk along the River Aire from Ferrybridge.

distance 2.97mi Vertical gain +16ft Vertical drop -16ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Yorkshire

A short circular walk along River Aire and through open fields.

distance 2.82mi Vertical gain +121ft Vertical drop -118ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Yorkshire

A nice and easy circular walk around Airedale Square.

distance 1.26mi Vertical gain +56ft Vertical drop -56ft Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Yorkshire

The ideal route to do your 30 minutes of walks by day.

distance 11.5mi Vertical gain +364ft Vertical drop -348ft Durée 5h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Oswaldkirk - North Yorkshire

This North Yorkshire walk is full of interest, visiting three villages, the rivers Rye and Riccal, a section of old railway and a section of the Ebor Way. The route also starts from an excellent pub.

distance 4.96mi Vertical gain +13ft Vertical drop -13ft Durée 2h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Crowle and Ealand - North Lincolnshire

This walk goes from the car park on Crowle Moor to the viewing tower in the middle of Thorne Moors from where you have a great view of the moors.

distance 5.22mi Vertical gain +13ft Vertical drop -10ft Durée 2h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Crowle and Ealand - North Lincolnshire

This is my favourite walk around Crowle & Thorne Moors. It takes you over the Bailey bridge and back over the new foot bridge.

Walking Castleford to Pontefract ( Download : )
distance 4.54mi Vertical gain +194ft Vertical drop -36ft Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Yorkshire

An easy linear walk from Castleford Bus Station to Pontefract Bus Station.

distance 7.57mi Vertical gain +154ft Vertical drop -246ft Durée 3h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Yorkshire

From Pontefract to Thorpe Audlin using mostly the Wakefield Way.

distance 1.68mi Vertical gain +26ft Vertical drop -26ft Durée 0h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crowle and Ealand - North Lincolnshire

A gentle walk around Crowle Common from Crowle in Lincolnshire.

distance 9.76mi Vertical gain +755ft Vertical drop -755ft Durée 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Helmsley - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk starts from Helmsley and takes in Beck Dale, the River Rye & Rievaulx Abbey before joining the final stage of the Cleveland Way from Rievaulx Bridge back to Helmsley.

distance 2.98mi Vertical gain +108ft Vertical drop -92ft Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Featherstone (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

Lovely walk from Purston Park to Castle Syke Hill.

Walking Featherstone Library ( Download : )
distance 2.03mi Vertical gain +33ft Vertical drop -33ft Durée 1h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Featherstone (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

A short and easy circular walk around Featherstone Library.

distance 1.08mi Vertical gain +20ft Vertical drop -20ft Durée 0h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Featherstone (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

A short walk around a playing field in Featherstone.

distance 1.45mi Vertical gain +43ft Vertical drop -43ft Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Featherstone (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

A short and easy circular walk from Featherstone Library.

distance 1.13mi Vertical gain +23ft Vertical drop -23ft Durée 0h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Featherstone (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

A quick and lovely walk to (re)discover Featherstone.

distance 6.1mi Vertical gain +243ft Vertical drop -262ft Durée 3h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Thorpe Audlin - West Yorkshire

Thorpe Audlin to South Elmsall Station using mostly Wakefield Way.

Walking Rievaulx Circular Walk ( Download : )
Rievaulx Circular Walk
distance 6.67mi Vertical gain +469ft Vertical drop -463ft Durée 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Old Byland and Scawton - North Yorkshire

A circular walk around the countryside West of Rievaulx Abbey, passing the fish ponds that were established by the monks, the lovely village of Old Byland and its ancient church, then Caydale Mill and the valley that returns to the River Rye and the emerging views of Rievaulx Abbey.

Walking Around Ackworth and Hessle ( Download : )
distance 4.02mi Vertical gain +131ft Vertical drop -154ft Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ackworth - West Yorkshire

A circular walk around Ackworth. You'll pass The Dando Way, Brackenhill Quarries, Constitution Hill, Hessle Hall and Water Mill.

Walking North Elmsall Hall Farm ( Download : )
distance 1.62mi Vertical gain +16ft Vertical drop -16ft Durée 0h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Upton (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

A short circular walk from Upton Country Park car park.

distance 1.33mi Vertical gain +43ft Vertical drop -43ft Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Upton (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

A short circular walk from Upton Country Park car park.

distance 2.84mi Vertical gain +66ft Vertical drop -69ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Upton (West Yorkshire) - West Yorkshire

A short circular walk from Upton Country Park car park.

distance 12.51mi Vertical gain +1637ft Vertical drop -1640ft Durée 7h10 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Cold Kirby - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk includes a further stage in the series of circular walks on the theme of the Cleveland Way. This route takes in a short section of the Cleveland Way between Cold Kirby and Rievaulx Bridge and provides an excellent taste of the scenery in this area.

distance 7.48mi Vertical gain +410ft Vertical drop -305ft Durée 3h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in South Elmsall - West Yorkshire

Nice walk from South Elmsall to Hemsworth Bypass passing by fields, hills and parks.

distance 9.55mi Vertical gain +495ft Vertical drop -499ft Durée 4h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Helmsley - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk around Rievaulx Moor is easy to follow and gives periodic views into the lower valleys below the Rievaulx Bank. There are some muddy stretches after heavy rain.

distance 2.6mi Vertical gain +49ft Vertical drop -49ft Durée 1h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crofton - West Yorkshire

Nice walk with superb views of the East Pennines from the top of Windmill Hill.

distance 2.6mi Vertical gain +59ft Vertical drop -59ft Durée 1h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crofton - West Yorkshire

An easy, circular walk, mainly on roadside pavements and good footpaths with some field side grass walking.

distance 1.88mi Vertical gain +52ft Vertical drop -52ft Durée 0h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crofton - West Yorkshire

Much of the walk takes place over an area of restored opencast mineral workings.

distance 6.71mi Vertical gain +187ft Vertical drop -171ft Durée 3h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in South Kirkby and Moorthorpe - West Yorkshire

Easy walk from Henswmorth Bypass to Anglers Country Park using mostly Wakefield Way.

distance 12.16mi Vertical gain +1033ft Vertical drop -1014ft Durée 6h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cropton - North Yorkshire

The North York Moors walk starts from at the Cawthorne Roman Camp site just north of Cawthorne. The circular route takes in sections of the Tabular Hills Walk and Cropton forest walks, the Seven valley and Cropton Banks. On completion of the route there is a circuit of the Roman camps with a panorama which includes a good deal of the walk you have just completed.

Walking Troutsdale Circular Walk ( Download : )
distance 10.07mi Vertical gain +932ft Vertical drop -932ft Durée 5h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Snainton - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk has a feel of remoteness despite being only 12 miles from Scarborough. Good views into the Troutsdale and Upper Derwent valleys although the area does suffer from large expanses of forest. The route is generally easy to follow.

Walking Dundale Pond from Levisham ( Download : )
distance 4.61mi Vertical gain +745ft Vertical drop -755ft Durée 2h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Levisham - North Yorkshire

A short walk in the North York Moors National Park. The start is the village of Levisham and the route takes you into Newton Dale before returning via Dundale Pond back to the start.