Where2Walk in the Dales

There are nearly 200 of my favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales, Cumbrian Dales & the Forest of Bowland. To help find the best one for you please view them in one of the following ways:

...on a map

...as a list

All the walks are free to download/print and use.

I have walked every walk on the website in the last few years, therefore the information is up to date. The comments though are my personal view and anyone taking one of the walks does so at their own risk. My recommendation is always to take a map and use it.

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Miles
10

East of Mallerstang

D154
  • 2 of the Dales 30 summits
  • Pleasant ridge walking
  • Good views in every direction

Little Fell signature cairn

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Miles
9.5

Yockenthwaite Moor

D153
  • A vast peat hagged moor
  • Lying between Wharfedale & Wensleydale
  • Good views of the 3 Peaks (allegedly!)

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Miles
4

Nicky Nook

D152
  • Easy hill near Lancaster
  • Views defy its height
  • Full of interest and variety

Nicky Nook nearing summit

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Miles
7.5

Moors north of Slaidburn

D151
  • Lonely moorland walking
  • Mix of rough lanes or paths
  • Excellent bird life

Slaidburn Whitendale River

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Miles
8

Fell Head in the Howgills

D150
  • Steep sided but good paths
  • Wonderful walking along the ridges
  • Views to the eastern Lakes

Fell Head from Beck House

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Miles
4

Yarlside

D149
  • Graceful Howgills peak
  • Views of Cautley Spout
  • Short walk with steep slopes

Yarlside Mist half way

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Miles
7.5

Rogan’s Seat from Keld

D148
  • Airy Moorland walk
  • Based from pretty Keld
  • Pass through Lead Industry

Keld from Pennine Way

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Miles
6

Aye Gill Pike

D147
  • Outstanding 360 degree views
  • Easy climb, steep decent
  • Dent is the best base

Aye Gill Pike summit and Howgills

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Miles
5

Beamsley Beacon

D146
  • Outstanding Views
  • Old Bronze Aid burial mound
  • Pleasant climb through gritstone

Beamsley Beacon

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Miles
18

Wharfedale 3 Peaks

D145
  • An alternative 3 peaks challenge
  • Centred around pretty Kettlewell
  • Rough going in places and some route finding challenges

J above Kettlewell

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