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
7

Gordale Scar & Malham Tarn

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

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Miles
6.5

The Norber Erratics

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  • A geological lesson near Austwick
  • Silurian erratics meet limestone scars
  • Panoramic views of the western Dales

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Miles
2

Exploring Kirkby Lonsdale

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  • Short walk everyone can enjoy
  • Riverside walking along the Lune
  • Explore history in Kirkby Lonsdale

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Miles
2

Eight Stiles Walk Around Long Preston

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  • Short but delectable
  • Pretty riverside walking
  • Some good views to Pendle

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Miles
9.5

Horton to Settle with 3 choices

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  • Hop on the Settle to Carlisle railway
  • Walk the fast flowing River Ribble
  • Many options to vary the walk

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Miles
11

Skipton to Grassington via Embsay Moor

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  • One Way from Skipton to Grassington
  • Passing over the Embsay Moor
  • Views over Wharfedale and the heart of the Dales

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Miles
11.5

Keld to Reeth via the high moors

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  • Bus from Reeth to Keld
  • Remains of old lead mines and workings
  • High moorland walking

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Miles
6.5

Sharp Haw & Flasby Hall

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  • Open moorland to forestry
  • Long reaching views over the Ribble Valley
  • Easy access from Skipton

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Miles
12

Garsdale to Kirkby Stephen via Mallerstang

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  • Train from Kirkby Stephen to Garsdale
  • Explore the full length of Mallerstang
  • Remote, with 2 ancient castles

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Miles
11

Middleham to Masham via Jervaulx Abbey

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  • Bus from Masham to Middleham
  • Clings to the pretty River Ure
  • Castles, abbeys and country houses

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