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.

To view the best walks in the North York Moors and Coast click here

To view the best walks in the Lake District click here

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2

Explore Catrigg Force

Catrigg Foss in spate
  • Beautiful waterfall at Catrigg Force
  • Lovely copse above Stainforth
  • Thwaites at the Craven Heifer

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D030
Miles
10

Birks Fell, Upper Wharfedale

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

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Miles
4

Aysgarth Falls

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

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D015
Miles
2

Skipton Woods and Castle

Eller Beck
  • A pleasant riverside walk
  • Good views over the town of Skipton
  • Daunting views of the castle walls

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D053
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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Miles
7.5

Kisdon Fell Circular

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

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Miles
5.5

Lower Nidd at Dacre Banks

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

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Miles
5

Ripley Castle

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

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Miles
7.5

The Ancient Castles of Mallerstang

Pendragon Castle
  • Ancient ruins in the valley
  • Quiet & peaceful riverside
  • Take some time in Kirkby Stephen

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Miles
15

Dacre Pasture near Harrogate

  • A long day near Harrogate
  • Reservoirs, rivers and hidden villages
  • Peaceful walking needing good map work

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