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
9

Ingleborough and Gaping Gill

D014
  • The finest route up Ingleborough
  • Explore Gaping Gill and Trow Gill
  • Relaxed descent with good views

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Miles
11

Great Shunner Fell & Lovely Seat

D136
  • Two remote moorland peaks
  • Fantastic views across the Dales
  • Cross Tour de France at Buttertubs

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Miles
10

Birks Fell, Upper Wharfedale

D135
  • Rarely visited Marilyn near Kettlewell
  • Good views across central Dales
  • Part of a new 3 Peaks?

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Miles
4

Aysgarth Falls

D015
  • The nation’s favourite waterfall
  • Great views across to Castle Bolton
  • Easy walking through pretty woodland

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Miles
6

In Sight of Simon’s Seat

D007
  • Lovely stretch of River Wharfe
  • Beautiful valley walk
  • Open views on high moorland

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Miles
7.5

Kisdon Fell Circular

D020
  • The best of the Dales in a single walk
  • Upper Swaledale waterfall
  • Muker, Thwaite & Keld all visited

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Miles
5.5

Lower Nidd at Dacre Banks

D134
  • A tranquil section of Nidderdale
  • Good views over the valley
  • Pleasant riverside walking

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Miles
5

Ripley Castle

D133
  • A walk near Ripley Castle
  • Rolling lands with good paths
  • A backdrop of castle & grounds

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Miles
7.5

The Ancient Castles of Mallerstang

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  • Ancient ruins in the valley
  • Quiet & peaceful riverside
  • Take some time in Kirkby Stephen

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Miles
15

Dacre Pasture near Harrogate

D132
  • A long day near Harrogate
  • Reservoirs, rivers and hidden villages
  • Peaceful walking needing good map work

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