Airy Moorland Walks

Think of the North York Moors and I automatically think of high broad ridges with extensive views and glorious fresh air.

The moors change dramatically as the seasons change but remain excellent walking country all year with good paths and tracks rigidly sticking to the broad ridges.

The walks all start in one of the valleys (or dales) and there is inevitably a steep climb up to the moors themselves but once there enjoy…

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6.5

Captain Cook’s Adventure

Roseberry Topping from Captain Cook
  • Visiting two prominent landmarks
  • Enjoyable section of the Cleveland Way
  • Excellent views throughout the walk

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7.5

Hills over Hawnby

Summit of Hawnby Hill
  • Two steep sided hills and moorland
  • Excellent views at all times
  • Intriguing village of Hawnsby

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12.5

Farndale & High Blakey Moor

Farndale Moor
  • Excellent moorland walking
  • Peaceful valley of Farndale
  • A walk for a bright, breezy day

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9

Rosedale Explorer

Dale Head
  • A varied walk through Rosedale & North Dale
  • Rosedale Abbey is worth a closer look
  • Look for the old railway workings and line

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6.5

Hole of Horcum

Hole of Horcum
  • Interesting & popular walk
  • Contrast of exposed moorlands & deep valleys
  • Start at the village of Levisham

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5

Head of Farndale

Farndale Moor
  • A short walk at the head of Farndale
  • Great views down the full valley
  • Follow the old train track to Bloworth Crossing

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