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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To view the best walks in the Lake District click here

Miles
8

A Circuit of Stock’s Reservoir

Quiet Lane near Stocks
  • Great variety of birds, flora and scenery
  • History of the dam building
  • Good and well signposted paths

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Miles
5.5

Witches of Pendle…Hill

Barley from Pendle Hill
  • Hill of historical significance
  • Far reaching views
  • A good scramble up the dry gills

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Miles
7

Around Birkett Fell

Crimpton Farm
  • Rivers, moors, woodland and farms all compete
  • Dunsop Bridge is an idyllic spot
  • Interesting buildings throughout

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D038
Miles
10

Settle Loop

Attermire Scar
  • Great limestone scenery throughout
  • Long distant views of Pen y Ghent & Ingleborough
  • Settle is the best market town

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D051
Miles
6.5

Moors over Swaledale

Grinton Hostel
  • Views of both Upper & Lower Swaledale
  • Some historical sites of interest
  • Enjoy the Sand Martins on the Swale

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Miles
4.5

Cataracts of the Strid

The Strid
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • All weather walk
  • The power of the lower Wharfe

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D024
Miles
8.5

Embsay Moor Circular

  • Wild moorland close to Skipton
  • Open Access and trackless land
  • Rylstone Cross and Cracoe War Memorial

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Miles
5

Discover Skipton Moor

Skipton Moor
  • Typical Dales moorland scenery
  • Easy access from Skipton
  • Commanding views across the Aire valley

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D052
Miles
2

Explore Kilnsey Crag

Kilnsey Crag
  • Enjoy the climbers on Kilnsey Crag
  • Countryside above Kilnsey great for children
  • Extend to Malham along Mastiles Lane

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