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

Yarlside

Cross Keys and Yarlside
  • Graceful Howgills peak
  • Views of Cautley Spout
  • Short walk with steep slopes

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D149
Miles
7.5

Rogan’s Seat from Keld

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

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D148
Miles
6

Aye Gill Pike

Howgills in view
  • Outstanding 360 degree views
  • Easy climb, steep descent
  • Dent is the best base

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D147
Miles
9

Discover Wuthering Heights

Bronte Bridge
  • Explore the Bronte Moors
  • Visit Top Withins (Wuthering Heights?)
  • Start at Haworth and the Bronte Museum

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D140
Miles
7.5

Whernside from Ribblehead

Summit Ridge Whernside
  • Highest mountain in Yorkshire
  • Beautiful Ribblehead viaduct
  • Good tracks throughout

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D010
Miles
6

The Calf via Cautley Spout

Cross Keys Inn
  • The highest waterfall in England
  • Easy walking once the plateau is reached
  • Lonely and forgotten hills

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D017
Miles
5

Beamsley Beacon

Looking south
  • Outstanding Views
  • Old Bronze Aid burial mound
  • Pleasant climb through gritstone

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D146
Miles
7

River Ure at Jervaulx Abbey

Jervaulx Abbey
  • Ruins of a Cistercian abbey
  • Beautiful stretches of riverside
  • Explore the village of Thornton Stewart

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D091
Miles
8

Fewston & Swinsty Reservoirs

Fewston
  • Easy walking round 2 reservoirs
  • Plenty of birdlife, fish and woodland
  • Close to Harrogate

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D130
Miles
5

Buckden Pike & Upper Wharfedale

Buckden Pike summit
  • The best views of Upper Wharfedale
  • Visit the Polish War Memorial
  • Buck Inn is one of the best pubs in the Dales

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