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A pleasant stroll to our local viewpoint, with a prehistoric cup-and-ring marked rock en route.
An extended exploration of our local woods and crags, with superb views and historic monuments.
Stroll down into the historic town of Otley, returning via the River Wharfe and Chevin Forest Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A pleasant North Yorkshire walk that starts from the brewing town of Masham. The outward route follows the banks of the River Ure. The return uses paths and lanes to return via Nutwith Common.
A nice and easy circular walk around Airedale Square.
An easy linear walk from Castleford Bus Station to Pontefract Bus Station.
The ideal route to do your 30 minutes of walks by day.
A short circular walk along River Aire and through open fields.
Lovely circular walk along the River Aire from Ferrybridge.
A nice and easy walk mostly on Wakefield Way and along the Aire & Calder Navigation.
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.
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.
From Pontefract to Thorpe Audlin using mostly the Wakefield Way.
Nice walk along Aire and Calder Navigation and Park Hill.
A walk in Southern Washlands Nature Reserve with its lakes, beautiful trees, wildlife and excellent views of the River Calder.
The Stanley Marsh Nature Reserve is small but contains a wide variety of habitats and can be enjoyed in any season of the year.
A circular walk around Pinderfields Hospital passing by hill and golf course.
An easy circular walk, mainly all-weather footpaths together with some field walking.
A moderately difficult circular walk round The Half Moon Ox-Bow Lake.
A quick and lovely walk to (re)discover Featherstone.
A short walk around a playing field in Featherstone.
A short and easy circular walk from Featherstone Library.
A short and easy circular walk around Featherstone Library.
A moderately difficult walk, mainly on good field side footpaths together with some roadside walking.
A circular walk passing by Red Hall and Wrenthorpe Park.
Lovely walk from Purston Park to Castle Syke Hill.
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.
A nice walk from Kirkhamgate to Stanley using Wakefield Way.
This walk start at the large common at Heath, then take you along footpath and bridleways to the smaller commons at Warmfields, Goosehill and Kirkthorp where you can discover the hidden gems such as pond at Goosehill or the village stocks, last used in the 1860's, at Kirkthorp.
A circular and easy walk mainly along River Calder.
A circular walk from the Maypole and around Gawthorpe.
A circular walk with superb panoramic views from the top of the hill.
A circular walk from St George’s Centre passing by Mormon Church.
Much of the walk takes place over an area of restored opencast mineral workings.
Nice walk with superb views of the East Pennines from the top of Windmill Hill.
An easy, circular walk, mainly on roadside pavements and good footpaths with some field side grass walking.
An easy circular walk, mainly on roadside pavements and green footpaths alongside field edges.
An easy walk mainly on roadside pavements and green footpaths alongside field edges.
An easy, circular walk, mainly on pavements and good footpaths.
A circular walk around Ackworth. You'll pass The Dando Way, Brackenhill Quarries, Constitution Hill, Hessle Hall and Water Mill.
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 walk in Pugneys Country Park and around Sandal Castle.
A circular walk in Pugneys Country Park to the Sandal Castle and back passing on the other side of the lake.
Lovely walk from Walton to Haw Park using Trans-Pennine Trail.
Nice walk from Walton along railways and through Walton Colliery Nature Park.
Nice and easy walk passing by The Walton War Memorial and using mostly the Wakefield Way.
Thorpe Audlin to South Elmsall Station using mostly Wakefield Way.
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.
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.
Nice walk from Anglers Country Park to Notton passing by wood, hill and dam.
The Wakefield Way is a 70 mile walk around the Wakefield Metropolitan District. It takes the walker through attractive undulating countryside of fields and woodland, stretches of water, country estates, charming villages and unexpected views. The walk visits places of historical interest and sites of Wakefield’s industrial past.
Nice walk from Horbury Bridge along River Calder to Kirkhamgate using mainly Wakefield Way and Kirkless Way.
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.
Easy walk around the Newmillerdam and Bushcliff Wood.
Easy walk around the Newmillerdam and Chapelthorpe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A short circular walk along the banks of the River Swale with the chance to explore Easby Abbey, Richmond Castle and the lovely market town of Richmond.
Lots to see and do and you can make a short walk into a full day out. Great Ice cream parlour in the Old Railway Station for the return leg.
About 2 hours for the actual walking but longer if you are exploring.
A 100km circular ride starting in Richmond and passing through the Yorkshire Dales taking in the climbs of Kidstones Pass, Fleet Moss and Buttertubs Pass. Great scenery and places for refreshment stops.
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.
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.
This is my favourite walk around Crowle & Thorne Moors. It takes you over the Bailey bridge and back over the new foot bridge.
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