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

Nicky Nook

Approaching the summit
  • Easy hill near Lancaster
  • Views defy its height
  • Full of interest and variety

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D152
Miles
7.5

Moors north of Slaidburn

Whitendale welcome
  • Lonely moorland walking
  • Mix of rough lanes or paths
  • Excellent bird life

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D151
Miles
8

Fell Head in the Howgills

Stump marks the start
  • Steep sided but good paths
  • Wonderful walking along the ridges
  • Views to the eastern Lakes

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D150
Miles
6

Twisleton Scar near Ribblehead

Twisleton Scar
  • Superb limestone scenery
  • Views over Ingleborough & Whernside
  • Explore attractive Chapel-le-Dale

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D102
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 on Whernside

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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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