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

Addleborough

  • A distinctive hill in Wensleydale
  • Summit area is full of interest
  • Thornton Rust is an attractive hamlet

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Miles
8.5

Fountain’s Fell

  • Fountains & Darnbrook Fell
  • Interesting summit area
  • Good access on Pennine Way

Fountains Fell, Views from summit

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D137
Miles
9

Ingleborough and Gaping Gill

  • The finest route up Ingleborough
  • Explore Gaping Gill and Trow Gill
  • Relaxed descent with good views

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D014
Miles
11

Great Shunner Fell & Lovely Seat

  • Two remote moorland peaks
  • Fantastic views across the Dales
  • Cross Tour de France at Buttertubs

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D136
Miles
10

Birks Fell, Upper Wharfedale

  • Rarely visited Marilyn near Kettlewell
  • Good views across central Dales
  • Part of a new 3 Peaks?

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D135
Miles
4

Aysgarth Falls

  • The nation’s favourite waterfall
  • Great views across to Castle Bolton
  • Easy walking through pretty woodland

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D015
Miles
6

In Sight of Simon’s Seat

  • Lovely stretch of River Wharfe
  • Beautiful valley walk
  • Open views on high moorland

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D007
Miles
7.5

Kisdon Fell Circular

  • The best of the Dales in a single walk
  • Upper Swaledale waterfall
  • Muker, Thwaite & Keld all visited

thwaite

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D020
Miles
5.5

Lower Nidd at Dacre Banks

  • A tranquil section of Nidderdale
  • Good views over the valley
  • Pleasant riverside walking

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D134
Miles
5

Ripley Castle

  • A walk near Ripley Castle
  • Rolling lands with good paths
  • A backdrop of castle & grounds

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