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 10 years, therefore the information is usually 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 good map and use it.

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Miles
4.5

A Short Walk near Askrigg

Askrigg entering the village
  • Visit Askrigg, Worton & Bainbridge
  • Mix of farm, riverside and quiet lanes
  • Nice views on Scar Top 

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Miles
13.5

Highlights of Wensleydale

  • Pleasant section of riverside walking
  • Views over Wensleydale from Castle Bolton highway
  • Visit the castle, Aysgarth Falls and Carperby.

Aysgarth Falls lower in spate

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Miles
10

East of Mallerstang

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

Little Fell signature cairn

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D154
Miles
9.5

Yockenthwaite Moor

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

Yockenthwaite Moor looking over Buckden from lower slopes

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Miles
4

Nicky Nook

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

Keld from Pennine Way

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Miles
6

Aye Gill Pike

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

Aye Gill Pike summit and Howgills

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