Refine your search for walks in North York Moors

North York Moors walks

Baysdale circular walk from Hob Hole
distance 9.45mi Vertical gain +1050ft Vertical drop -1024ft Durée 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Westerdale - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk takes you around Baysdale which is remote and unspoiled. The route is generally easy to follow and it is best to chose a fine day so you can enjoy the views.

distance 6.27mi Vertical gain +1155ft Vertical drop -1079ft Durée 3h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Great Ayton - North Yorkshire

This circular walk from Great Ayton takes in the summit of Roseberry Topping and Captain Cook's Monument. Both of these features are worth exploring with the added bonus of some fine views across the countryside.

Hayburn Wyke from Scalby, Near Scarborough
distance 10.15mi Vertical gain +400ft Vertical drop -410ft Durée 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Newby and Scalby - North Yorkshire

The North York Moors route uses a coastal section of the Cleveland Way north of Scarborough and returns along the route of the old railways.

Walking Dundale Pond from Levisham ( Download : )
distance 4.61mi Vertical gain +745ft Vertical drop -755ft Durée 2h40 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.

distance 8.09mi Vertical gain +768ft Vertical drop -768ft Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Spaunton - North Yorkshire

A North York Moors walk that is never too strenuous. The route offers some fine views into the Seven Valley with some wonderful moorland walking. In poor visibility a sense of direction and good map reading skills are essential.

Walking The Rudland Ridge ( Download : )
distance 10.13mi Vertical gain +876ft Vertical drop -876ft Durée 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bransdale - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors circular walk's main focus is to enjoy the views from Rudland Rigg. This is a quiet part of this National Park and you can almost be guaranteed solitude.

A circular tour of Farndale: ridge top and valley bottom
distance 11.77mi Vertical gain +1106ft Vertical drop -1099ft Durée 6h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Farndale West - North Yorkshire

This lovely walk takes you on a tour of upper Farndale; a delightful and peaceful valley in the North York Moors. Starting at Low Mill it heads immediately uphill onto Blakey Ridge and follows the old iron ore railway towards the head of the dale, with great views, before descending into farmland and eventually taking the riverside path back to Low Mill. Where the walking is on the road these are quiet and traffic will be infrequent.

distance 7.38mi Vertical gain +1224ft Vertical drop -1224ft Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bilsdale Midcable - North Yorkshire

A circular walk passing through farmland, onto the open moors and up to the ridge with the dramatic Wainstones. Return via the peaceful hamlet of Urra, passing the farm at Bilsdale Hall. Good refreshments in the Buck in at Chop Gate.

Walking Goathland & Howl Moors ( Download : )
distance 11.24mi Vertical gain +732ft Vertical drop -722ft Durée 5h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Goathland - North Yorkshire

This lengthy North York Moors walk crosses Two Howes Rigg and circles the Goathland and Howl Moors. In addition the Wheeldale Beck valley is very pretty. For railway enthusiasts you may also see steam trains on the North York Moors Railway.

distance 12.51mi Vertical gain +1637ft Vertical drop -1640ft Durée 6h55 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 12.16mi Vertical gain +1033ft Vertical drop -1014ft Durée 6h20 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.

distance 8.33mi Vertical gain +1142ft Vertical drop -1168ft Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hawnby - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors route explores the moors to the north of the village of Hawnby and mainly uses moorland tracks. The walk makes a circuit of Hawnby, Bilsdale West and Wetherhouse Moors and gives views into upper Ryedale, Bilsdale and Ladhill Gill.

Burn Howe Rigg from Jugger Howes
distance 10mi Vertical gain +728ft Vertical drop -722ft Durée 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in LCPs of Fylingdales and Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre - North Yorkshire

A North York Moors walk that explores the moorland west of Jugger Howes.

distance 9.76mi Vertical gain +755ft Vertical drop -755ft Durée 5h00 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.

Walking Black Hambleton Circular ( Download : )
Black Hambleton Circular
distance 6.5mi Vertical gain +732ft Vertical drop -732ft Durée 3h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in North Yorkshire

A circular walk around and over Black Hambleton and the end of Arden Moor; described here in a clockwise direction but just as good in reverse. There is a mixture of open moorland crossed via broad tracks and upland pasture crossed by narrow paths through the heather.

Walking Sandsend Coastal Walk ( Download : )
Sandsend Coastal Walk
distance 6.5mi Vertical gain +748ft Vertical drop -738ft Durée 3h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lythe - North Yorkshire

A short and easy walk from Sandsend. Heading along the coast and then inland to pass through the quiet villages of Goldsborough and Kettleness before taking the coastal path back to Sandsend.

distance 5.69mi Vertical gain +673ft Vertical drop -646ft Durée 3h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Goathland - North Yorkshire

An easy circular walk around the lovely village of Goathland. You will see steam trains on the lines, two small waterfalls and have the chance to take refreshments at a unique country pub.

distance 7.53mi Vertical gain +673ft Vertical drop -669ft Durée 3h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lockton - North Yorkshire

An interesting walk around and then through the geological feature known as The Hole of Horcum. There is a detour to the ruin of Skelton Tower and from there good views of the steam engines running on the North Yorkshire Moors Historical Railway. The rim of the hole has the remains of Iron Age earth workings taking the form of dykes.

distance 8.1mi Vertical gain +751ft Vertical drop -732ft Durée 4h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Rosedale East Side - North Yorkshire

A pleasant and interesting circular walk from Rosedale Abbey. Farmland, open moors and the remains of the old iron ore mine workings and railway. Lovely half way tea room at Dale Head Farm.

distance 9.78mi Vertical gain +1129ft Vertical drop -1122ft Durée 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kildale - North Yorkshire

A lovey walk, starting through farmland and then a steady climb up the old railway incline to Ingleby Moor. Back along the top of Ingleby and Battersby Moors and back down to the start. (9.78 miles with 340 metres of ascent.)

distance 11.53mi Vertical gain +2087ft Vertical drop -2087ft Durée 6h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in North Yorkshire

A nice 11 mile walk starting and finishing at the Lord Stones Cafe at the top of Carlton Bank, where there is good parking. It takes in the three North facing hills and the climb to Round Hill. The route returns down past Bilsdale Hall to Seave Green. From here it passes through rolling pastures to a short section on Raisdale Road before taking a lovely path through woods and over the moors back to the start.

In total it is 11.66 miles and covers 2262ft of ascent and descent.

distance 3.13mi Vertical gain +600ft Vertical drop -604ft Durée 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Guisborough - Redcar and Cleveland

A short hill climb the North York Moors National Park. This walk takes you to a popular viewpoint and provides a taste of the moorland landscape of the area.

Walking Troutsdale Circular Walk ( Download : )
distance 10.07mi Vertical gain +932ft Vertical drop -932ft Durée 5h20 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.

distance 11.87mi Vertical gain +1037ft Vertical drop -1037ft Durée 6h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Egton - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors route has the disdvantage that much of the walk follows quiet moorland roads. However the walks offers some beautiful views of Northdale, Rosedale, the Fryup Dales and Glaisdale.

distance 9.55mi Vertical gain +495ft Vertical drop -499ft Durée 4h45 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 10.44mi Vertical gain +1001ft Vertical drop -974ft Durée 5h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Glaisdale - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk explores the moorland to the south of the Esk Valley at Egton Bridge. Some of the walk is along roads which are generally relatively traffic free.

distance 10.96mi Vertical gain +774ft Vertical drop -774ft Durée 5h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Farndale East - North Yorkshire

A relatively 'easy' but lengthy North York Moors walk that takes in the railway and mining heritage of the Rosedale valley. The walk also provides some wonderful views of the valley and surrounding moors.

distance 10.11mi Vertical gain +1276ft Vertical drop -1276ft Durée 5h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bilsdale Midcable - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk takes you into the wild open moorland of this National Park. The route is mostly along well defined tracks and paths but do choose fine weather to enjoy the view.

distance 12.02mi Vertical gain +991ft Vertical drop -1004ft Durée 6h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Farndale East - North Yorkshire

A North York Moors walk that offers miles of easy walking around Farndale. There is some uphill walking at the start but the rewards are some wonderful views.