From the author...

Where2Walk presents the best walks in the Yorkshire Dales, the best walks in the North York Moors , the best walks in the Lake District and where best to stay to fully enjoy them.

There are over 500 individual walks on this website and I have walked each one over the last 10 years, some were familiar to me, others not.  As well as planning what I believe is the best route I have taken the photographs, designed the maps,written the description and even discovered the joys of plotting a GPS route! It has been a real labour of love.

Each walk is FREE to use, to follow and download

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  • Walking Holidays in the UK

    Let us build & book a perfect walking holiday for you in the Yorkshire Dales, Moors or the Lake District...


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  • Jonathan's Blog

    Choose a Walking Holiday 11 April 2016

    Most people who take a ‘walking holiday’ are quite happy to base themselves in one place and either walk from the door or drive somewhere to walk from, returning later in the day. However to us that is a holiday which includes

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    Featured Walk - Dales

    7 miles Gordale Scar from Malham
    • A geological masterpiece
    • Includes Gordale Scar, Janet’s Foss & Malham Tarn
    • Good all year round

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  • Guiding and Navigation Courses

    Book a guide for the day or join a navigation course to improve your skills.


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  • Gear review

    Gear Review

    There is no doubt that having good gear can help make a walk more enjoyable

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    Featured Walk - Lakes

    6.5 miles A Circuit of Ennerdale Water
    • Lovely lakeside walk
    • The full circuit is next to the lake
    • Quieter than most lakeside walks

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    The walkers shop

    Gear Review

    Mugs, books, maps, paintings and photos. Unique products from the Dales and beyond.

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    Walking with Mist

    A walk in the Howgills 16 February 2016

    Its about time the master got his act together. After weeks and weeks of complaining that it was too wet/too misty/too muddy we at last got out on a proper walk.

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    Wheelchair access in the fells

    Wheelchair access in the dales

    The Story of Debbie’s Coast to Coast Crossing on her All Terrain Hopper

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    Need somewhere to stay?

    Cottages For You

    Enjoy the countryside and enjoy a relaxing cottage break.

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