Area: Yorkshire North Riding

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Hambleton/

Category:Hambleton
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Hambleton/

Category:Hambleton
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The following Hambleton Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Bedale U3A

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Harrogate/

Category:Harrogate
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Harrogate/

Category:Harrogate
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The following Harrogate Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Boroughbridge - Walkers Are Welcome

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Richmondshire/

Category:Richmondshire
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Ryedale/

Category:Ryedale
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Scarborough/

Category:Scarborough
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/York/

Category:York
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/York/

Category:York
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The following City of York Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - York

 

www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/walking/our-walks/wa...

Category:Forests
Overview

'Get a birds-eye view of gorgeous Harwood Dale from the escarpment edge on a circular walk (just under 6 miles) that starts and finishes in the shade of Broxa Forest ...'

www.york.gov.uk/open-spaces

Category:York
Overview

Guide to Open Spaces around and about the City of York: Churchyards; Countryside grants; Countryside walks; Nature conservation; Nature reserves. The River Foss; The River Ouse; Voluntary conservation groups.

www.forestryengland.uk/dalby-forest

Category:Ryedale
Overview

'Situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park. The southern part of the forest is divided by a number of valleys creating a "Rigg and Dale" landscape whilst to the north the forest sits on the upland plateau.'

Description from

Forestry England

dalescourtpress.co.uk

Overview

'Publishes a variety of books and guides, principally of local interest, relating to the city of York and its surrounds.'

www.dales-walking-group.co.uk

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'ARE YOU SINGLE? Do you like walking in the Yorkshire Dales? Would you like to walk in the beautiful Dales with a friendly group of like minded people? make new friends? keep fit and healthy? Then why not join the Dales Walking Group ... We are a group of friendly people aged around 55 and over although whatever your age if you enjoy walking at a steady pace you would be very welcome to join us.'

www.opencountry.org.uk/groups-activities/walking/

Category:Harrogate
Overview

Helping People with Disabilities to Access the Countryside

'Open Country is a Harrogate-based organisation that seeks to enable anyone with any disability to access the countryside. We achieve this through a variety of countryside activities and the provision of information, training and advice. Fully accessible transport is provided and teams of trained volunteers are on hand to offer assistance as necessary.'

www.harrogate.gov.uk/pos/Pages/ParksandOpenSpacesOutdoorFacilities.asp...

Category:Harrogate
Overview

'The Harrogate district has an abundance of green space. A wide variety of parks, gardens and open spaces offer landscaped areas, floral beds, nature trails or green open space for relaxation or play ...'

harrogateramblingclub.org.uk

Category:Harrogate
Overview

'Offers walks in the beautiful dales and moors of North Yorkshire. Come and join us for great walks in good company. The club was formed in 1936, has over 350 members and organises over 400 walks a year. We are affiliated to The Ramblers’ Association.'

www.howardianhills.org.uk/58/Walking.html

Category:Ryedale
Overview

'Covers 204 sq km (79 sq miles) of the North Yorkshire countryside, nestled between the North York Moors National Park, the Yorkshire Wolds and the Vale of York. It is a unique and captivating landscape with its well-wooded rolling countryside, patchwork of arable and pasture fields, scenic villages and historic country houses with classic parkland landscapes.'

www.ldwa.org.uk/NorthYorkshire

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'We are a friendly bunch who gather at least twice a month to tramp over the moors, dawdle in the dales or even cruise the coast from time to time. Our emphasis is on sociable walks and our enterprising walk leaders aim to cover the diversity of Yorkshire’s scenery often using little-known paths. Why not give us a try?'

www.ldwa.org.uk/YorkshireCoast

Category:Scarborough
Overview

'The Yorkshire Coast Group is based in and around Scarborough on the East Coast of North Yorkshire. We have around 70 members from all walks of life and give a friendly welcome to anyone who would like to join us.'

www.welcometoleyburn.co.uk/leyburn-walks/

Category:Richmondshire
Overview

'Leyburn is a perfect base for your walking holiday. There are walks directly from the town centre in every direction, including walks to Bolton Castle, Redmire, Jervaulx Abbey, West Witton, Middleham Castle and Bolton Hall. Many of the walks take in Leyburn Shawl with panoramic views of rolling Wensleydale towards Penhill and the Coverdale Fells ... '

www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/walking

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'On foot, under your own steam, out on the trail . . . is there any better way to experience the North York Moors than heading out for a walk? We don't think so, which is why we've put together a fantastic series of downloadable walks covering every corner of the National Park.'

See also

North York Moors Gazetteer [John Rickard]

www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/walking/walking-fest...

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'Join us over the spring bank holiday weekend for our exciting new walking festival!'

www.northyorks.gov.uk/walks-horse-and-bike-rides

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'Did you know North Yorkshire has over 10,000km of public rights of way? There's something for everyone - short walks for leisure and health, day walks through beautiful landscapes, long distance challenge routes such as the Pennine Way and Coast to Coast, and off-road routes for cyclists and equestrians.'

www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

Category:Hambleton
Overview

'We at Northallerton Ramblers pride ourselves on our friendliness and welcoming attitude to new members. You are welcome to walk with us before you join so that you can be sure that you are happy with our approach to walking ... '

welcometopickering.co.uk/things-to-do/walking/

Category:Ryedale
Overview

'Pickering, a small market town in North Yorkshire situated on the very edge of the North York Moors National Park, has much to offer to walkers ...'

www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/harlow-carr

Category:Harrogate
Size (acreage)68
Overview

'Set in a valley and very much a part of the Yorkshire countryside, the garden has a wide variety of growing landscapes, from running and still water to woodland and wildflower meadows.'

Description from

Royal Horticultural Society

www.booksandboots.org

Category:Richmondshire
Overview

'Our festival provides the opportunity for a fantastic break; combining day time walks led by knowledgeable guides, with evening talks from popular and emerging authors. You create your own programme; do as little or as much of either or both.' Usually held Late September.

www.ryedalewalking.com

Category:Ryedale
Overview

'We are an independent and successful walking group with over 90 members based in North Yorkshire. The group was formed in September 2006 and became affiliated to the Ramblers in April 2009. The majority of our members live between Scarborough and York.'

www.scarboroughramblingclub.co.uk

Category:Scarborough
Overview

'Organises two group rambles most Sundays during the year in the beautiful countryside of Scarborough and district.​ Members are offered the choice of a long walk ranging generally between 10-14 miles or a short walk ranging generally between 5-9 miles.  In addition, during the summer months, short walks are arranged for Thursday evenings.  Occasional social events are also held.'

u3asites.org.uk/stokesley/home

Category:Hambleton
Overview

'We are ideally placed to take advantage of some lovely countryside ... To cater for a range of abilities and interests we currently run 3 different groups ... So you can choose a walk (and group!) compatible with your ability and experience to make sure you really enjoy your walk.'

www.summiteer.co.uk

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'A gallery of webpages showing the walks and other activities enjoyed by myself, Richard Ratcliffe, Burnley, Lancs. For anyone who is not familiar with the format of this site, the intended route for viewers is through the "Recent" ... It's mostly walk reports with photos and commentary.'

Description from

Richard Ratcliffe

www.thorpperrow.com

Category:Hambleton
Size (acreage)85
Overview

'Thorp Perrow Arboretum is one of the finest private collections of trees and shrubs in the country. This 85 acre arboretum is unique to Britain, if not Europe, in that it was the creation of one man, Colonel Sir Leonard Ropner (1895 - 1977) and is now owned and managed by Sir John Ropner ...'

uppernidderdale.org.uk/visit-nidderdale/walking-cycling-routes/

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'The Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership is a £1.8 million scheme to look after and help people get involved with Upper Nidderdale’s historic landscapes, cultural heritage and wildlife habitats ... The Partnership is led by Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and brings together a wide range of organisations who are working with land managers, farmers and local communities.'

www.hambleton.gov.uk/info/20064/sport_and_physical_activity/326/walkin...

Category:Hambleton
Overview

'Hambleton Strollers organises led walks which start from doctors' surgeries, leisure centres and other central points in Northallerton, Stokesley, Thirsk, Bedale, Easingwold and Great Ayton plus some nearby villages.'

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Hambleton District Council

www.walkingintheyorkshiredales.co.uk

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'The Yorkshire Dales provide one of the best walking areas in the country covering a wide variety of scenery and some isolated locations many of which can be accessed by public transport. Many of the walks make use of the excellent Settle-Carlisle train service and local transport links - no car needed! For this reason I would initially recommend a visit to the Ribblehead and Three Peaks area, Moorcock Inn, Dentdale and Little White Bus [Hawes] pages.'

Description from

John Carey

yorkcemetery.org.uk

Category:York
Size (acreage)24
Overview

'York Cemetery is a working burial ground. At the same time, it provides opportunities for conservation, education, and informal recreation within a protected environment close to York city centre.'

yorkramblers.org.uk

Category:Ramblers Groups
Overview

'The York Group works together with other local Ramblers groups in the East Yorkshire & Derwent Area (namely: Beverley, Driffield, Howden & Goole, Hull, Pocklington, Ryedale and Scarborough) to organise a programme of full, half-day and summer evening walks, including some that use public transport ...'

yorkrambling.co.uk

Category:York
Overview

'Friendly independent club, which is dedicated to the purpose of providing enjoyable walking in the countryside. Founded in 1908 we believe the club to be the oldest walking group in the York area ...  To date the club is thriving and at present has a membership of around one hundred.'

yorkoutdoorgroup.org

Category:York
Overview

'Aim to organise a walk each and every Sunday throughout the year with evening walks in the summer months. In addition to this, a weekend away is usually held once a month.'

www.yorkshirearboretum.org

Category:Ryedale
Size (acreage)120
Overview

'A stunning landscape of parkland, lakes and ponds is the backdrop for a collection of more than 6,000 trees from around the world. Wander off to explore peaceful hidden glades and wildflower meadows, let the children go wild in the woodland playground and enjoy the very best in seasonal, home-cooked food in the café ...'

www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/things-to-do/get-outdoors/walking/

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'The Yorkshire Dales is a fabulous place to go walking whether you are looking for a gentle stroll besides one of the many rivers, or you are looking for a hike on a wild and empty moorland.'

See also

List of Yorkshire Dales [Wikipedia]

www.northyorks.gov.uk/walks-horse-and-bike-rides

Category:Ryedale
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'Crossing parkland and through woodland with wonderful views of the Howardian Hills, the Yorkshire Wolds, and the Castle Howard estate.'

johneckersley.wordpress.com/books/abbeysamble/

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)103
Overview

'Links up three famous Yorkshire Abbeys (Fountains Abbey, Jervaulx Abbey and Bolton Priory) as well as visiting three Yorkshire castles (Ripley, Bolton and Middleham).' Book obtainable from Dales Court Press

Description from

John and Nancy Eckersley

www.aislabiewalk.org.uk

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)18
Overview

'During the mid 18th century William Aislabie owned estates at Studley Royal, Laver Banks and Hackfall. He and other members of the Aislabie Family created a picturesque landscape to delight their guests and transported them by carriage and on horseback through this sublime countryside on byways and tracks ...'

www.walkingenglishman.com/leedsharrogate13.htm

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)9
Overview

'This walk is a lovely wander around the Pateley Bridge area. It is also a fascinating history lesson. The walk starts in the town and takes us to the lovely Fishpond Wood near Bewerley. We then head west over deep green meadows covered in swathes of buttercup and vetch. Eventually we arrive at the edge of Coldstones Quarry at Greenhow. Coldstones is a working quarry with accommodation for a viewing of modern quarrying techniques should you wish to visit. Our walk takes us past the quarry and round Bewerley Moor to visit old lead workings at the disused Cockhill and Providence Mines ...'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

See also

Bewerley Moor and The Coldstones Cut [Happy Hiker]

www.boroughbridgewalks.org.uk

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'From 1840 to 1845, Anne Brontë was employed as a governess to the Robinson family at Thorpe Green Hall. Her brother Branwell was also employed there for some of that time. The people and surroundings inspired literary work by both of them. Follow in their footsteps today, as you take the Brontë Trail.'

www.captaincook.org.uk/walks.php

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

A selection of two dozen walks in 'real walking country that entices not only the keen walkers, but also those looking for a peaceful stroll among the hills and forests or simply a place to picnic with family and friends. From gentle rambles in green valleys to the wilder paths rising to rugged moors and cliffs'.

Description from

'The Captain Cook Tourism Association gratefully acknowledges the support provided by Don Burlureaux in offering access to these excellent walks.'

www.northyorks.gov.uk/walks-horse-and-bike-rides

Category:York
Distance (miles)83
Overview

'This route celebrates the 100th anniversary of North Yorkshire County Council. It runs across the Howardian Hills and Yorkshire Wolds via Castle Howard and Wharram Percy, linking York and the Foss Walk with the Yorkshire Wolds Way and Cleveland Way National Trails. Meeting the Derwent and Foss, it combines riverside walks in deep valleys with forest tracks.'

www.nationaltrail.co.uk/en_GB/trails/cleveland-way/

Category:Ryedale
Distance (miles)109
Overview

'The route follows a horseshoe line of great variety around much of the beautiful North York Moors National Park.'

Description from

National Trails

www.nationaltrail.co.uk/en_GB/trails/cleveland-way/leaflets/

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'The terrain along the Trail varies, some sections are across rough terrain with steep slopes and steps, others are on good paths with gentle slopes. We have identified some of the more accessible sections and created a series of eight easy access walks for everyone to enjoy ...'

Description from

National Trails

www.copmanthorpeparishcouncil.org.uk/walks/

Category:Parish Walks
Overview

'The walks around Copmanthorpe vary in distance from 3 to 11 miles and offer easy walking across flat countryside. All walks start and finish at the Royal Oak Pub on Main Street. The No 13 bus comes into the village from York city centre and stops near the Royal Oak.'

nidderdaleaonb.org.uk/visiting/outdoor-and-active/walking/

Distance (miles)7
Overview

'This enjoyable trail around part of Dallowgill is illuminated with 22 mosaics depicting local scenes and flora and fauna which might be encountered along the route.'

Description from

Nidderdale AONB

www.walkingontheweb.co.uk/index.php/walking-in-the-uk/walkingengland/w...

Category:3: 51-100 Miles
Distance (miles)70
Overview

'Walking route from Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park to Ilkley.'

Description from

walkingontheweb

See also

Ebor Way [RambleFest]

www.gov.uk/government/collections/england-coast-path-filey-brigg-to-no...

Category:Scarborough
Distance (miles)68
Overview

'The 110 km (68 miles) stretch of the England Coast Path from Filey Brigg to Newport Bridge is now open to the public. Coastal access rights came into force along this stretch of coast on 21 July 2016 by order of the Secretary of State.'

www.eskvalleyrailway.co.uk/walking/

Category:Scarborough
Distance (miles)35
Overview

'Waymarked trail which takes you from the source of the River Esk and brings you to the estuary where it joins the sea at Whitby harbour. A moorland-to-coast walk, it also leads you through riverside country and a steep wooded gorge. '

www.northyorks.gov.uk/walks-horse-and-bike-rides

Category:Hambleton
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'A fairly easy walk through fields, along quiet roads and tracks - with some steps, gates and muddy areas.' ALERT You could also try this Link:

Hambleton Ramble

www.harrogateramblers.org.uk/shop.html

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)16
Overview

'A walk from Harrogate to join the Dales Way at Ilkley.'

www.mypennines.co.uk/harrogate/walks/index.html

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)21
Overview

'A superb 20 mile walk around the town of Harrogate following the waymarked Harrogate Ringway footpath.'

Description from

My Pennines

www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/rievaulx-abbey/

Category:Ryedale
Distance (miles)4
Overview

'Explore the Rievaulx valley with this superb walk ... In this podcast, you can hear historian Julian Humphrys as he follows this route, pointing out some of the scars on the landscape that the construction of the Abbey created. Walking in the footsteps of Aelred himself, you can follow the route that the pilgrims would have taken from the stronghold of Helmsley Castle to the breathtaking Cistercian Abbey at Rievaulx.'

Description from

English Heritage

www.hm-walks.co.uk/walks.html

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

Details of eight sample walks (6-9 miles) from the book series Her Master's Walks: 'A series of walking books covering the area of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks ... The latest book Her Master's Walks in Teesdale provides an introduction to the beautiful and distinctive landscape of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.'

Description from

Stephen I Robinson

www.herriotway.com/route/

Category:Richmondshire
Distance (miles)55
Overview

Walk around countryside familiar from the James Herriot TV series: 'The walk, unlike most multi-day walks, is circular; the traditional start and end point being in Aysgarth in the heart of Wensleydale – possibly the most famous of all Yorkshire Dales'.

Walking the Herriot Way 'The guide book provides detailed walking descriptions for the 55 mile, circular trail in both directions (clockwise and anti-clockwise). It also includes 20 hand-drawn maps to help you navigate the route. Every stile, every gate, every change of direction is described so that you can be sure of walking the route with ease and confidence. The Gallery section of the site has photographs of many sections of the Way, so landmarks will seem like familiar friends when you look for them on the trail'.

Description from

Stuart W Greig

www.historyofyork.org.uk/trails

Category:York
Overview

'Download a trail, print off your map and plug in your headphones ...'

Description from

'A partnership, led by York Museums Trust, supported by Yorkshire Forward and City of York Council and involving lots of other organisations.'

www.howardianway.co.uk/html/howardian_way_route.html

Category:Hambleton
Distance (miles)28
Overview

'A meandering walk from Coxwold to Kirkham Priory in North Yorkshire through the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) taking in many of its beautiful villages on route.'

See also

Howardian Way [LDWA]

www.walkingenglishman.com/leedsharrogate29.htm

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)20
Overview

'This Circular Route around the Historic Castle town of Knaresborough takes in quiet lanes, river side paths and ancient rights of way as it circles the town. With less than 300 metres of climbing the route is achievable in one long day, or can be broken up into several small more leisurely sections, which can be accessed by short walks from Knaresborough Town Centre. While not marked on the OS map, route literature can be found in the Knaresborough and Harrogate Tourist Information Centre.'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

www.lykewakewalk.co.uk

Category:Hambleton
Distance (miles)42
Overview

'The Lyke Wake Walk is still alive and well, and being walked every year by walkers of all ages and nationalities. It is a 42 mile walk from Scarth Wood Moor, Osmotherley, across the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors, ending on the north sea coast at Ravenscar. The challenge is to complete the full walk within 24 hours.'

Description from

Lyke Wake Company Ltd

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nidderdale_Way

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)53
Overview

'Circular walk from Pateley Bridge, this route takes you through the spectacular uplands around Scar House Reservoir to the rolling fields and river valleys along the River Nidd ... The whole route is shown on the OS Explorer 298 map. Harvey Maps has produced a waterproof map of the route.'

Description from

Nidderdale AONB

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=North+Sea+Trail+%2...

Category:Scarborough
Distance (miles)53
Overview

'Welcome to the North Sea Trail website of wonderful walks along the North Yorkshire Coast. It's a great way to enjoy the natural and cultural heritage of our fascinating coastline.' Note that the North Sea Trail Website seems now to have disappeared completely, so I have replaced the Link with one to the LDWA Website.

www.yorkshiremoors.co.uk/walks.html

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'The North York Moors may not be one of the best known national parks, but the area includes some breathtakingly beautiful scenery, including vast expanses of open moorland, dramatic sea cliffs, sudden escarpments and hidden valleys. This site is going to be my personal guide to the Yorkshire Moors, based on twenty years of walking in the national park ...'

Access to details of over fifty walks around and about the National Park.

Description from

John Rickard

www.northyorks.gov.uk/public-rights-way

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

Links to a range of 'rights of way' web pages: [1] Information and advice - - - : [2] definitive map and statements - - - : [3] registers - - - : [4] maintenance - - - : [5] advice for developers - - - : [6] open access land - - - : [7] notices - - - : [8] maps

www.outofoblivion.org.uk/audio.asp

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'We have created a series of archaeology audio trails around the Yorkshire Dales ... Our aims are to increase your enjoyment of the Yorkshire Dales and to help you understand more about the unique cultural landscape of the area created through the interactions of people and nature over thousands of years.'

Description from

Out of Oblivion

www.richmond.org/guide/trails.php

Category:Richmondshire
Overview

'Richmond, North Yorkshire is a town of unique character and beauty which has changed little through the centuries. With the variety of shopping and its many pubs, hotels and restaurants, the proximity to the most stunning scenery anywhere to be seen, Richmond remains one of the most beautiful and rewarding places to visit in the Country ...'

Description from

Richmond Online

www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-2403-introduction

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)50
Overview

'Long distance circular walk starting in Ripon with 12 small circular walks en route.' Walk originally described by Les Taylor and copies of his 1996 booklet should still be available from Amazon via the Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels.

Description from

Walking Britain

northernpaths.com/category/cleveland/

Category:Hambleton
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Despite several steep inclines this route is relatively easy with most of it taking place on well maintained paths and lanes ...  This route is good for any time of year because of the excellently maintained pathways.'

Description from

Northern Paths

www.ripon-internet.com

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)10
Overview

'To mark the Centenary of Rotary International in 2005, the two Rotary Clubs of Ripon, The Rotary Club of Ripon and The Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels, have produced The Ripon Sanctuary Markers, Sanctuary Way Walk that takes you along the ancient boundary of the Sanctuary Markers.'

www.treasuretrails.co.uk/things-to-do/north-yorkshire/scarborough

Category:Scarborough
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'A Spy Mission themed walking Treasure Trail exploring around Scarborough Harbour & Castle ... A Treasure Trail is an imaginative way to explore towns, cities & villages across the UK with a self-guided themed walk. An easy to follow route will enable you to crack the clues whilst taking in some of the most fascinating sights along the way. We have over 1,200 Trails across the UK, and it doesn’t matter if you’re local, or visiting somewhere new for the first time ...'

Description from

Treasure Trails

www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/scarborough/

Category:Scarborough
Overview

You should be able to search for brief descriptions of walks around and about Scarborough ...

Description from

Discover Yorkshire Coast

www.abbeywalks.co.uk/walks/stbernardsway

Distance (miles)470
Overview

'St. Bernard’s Way is a 1573.4 km / 977.7 mile long distance walking route from Rievaulx Abbey, North Yorkshire, England to Citeaux Abbey, south of Dijon in France. It has been created in recognition of monastic travels that were undertaken in the 12th to 14th centuries, and of St. Bernard of Clairvaux who was instrumental in the development and expansion of the Cistercian Order ... St Bernard’s Way has 33 stages in the UK, and 35 in France.'  (I have referenced the total distance for the UK stages, from Helmsley to Dover, Kent.)

Description from

Abbey Walks

britishpilgrimage.org/portfolio/st-hildas-way/

Category:Scarborough
Distance (miles)43
Overview

'Pilgrimage route from Hinderwell in Yorkshire to Whitby Abbey. It visits eight Churches and Chapels all dedicated to St Hilda, as well as two other churches named after St Hedda and St Mary. Hilda was Abbess of Hartlepool and founder of Whitby Abbey, raised in King Edwin of Northumbria’s Court.'

Description from

British Pilgrimage

See also

St Hilda's Way [Whitby Deanery] | Walking St Hilda’s Way Nancy and John Eckersley (2015)

www.pocketroutes.co.uk/the-swale-way/

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)77
Overview

'Follows the length of the River Swale in North Yorkshire from its confluence with the River Ure near Boroughbridge to its source at the head of Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.'

'This website and the route described is collaboration between the Walkers are Welcome towns of Boroughbridge, Richmond and Kirkby Stephen and is based on the original route.'

www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/walking/long-distanc...

Category:Ryedale
Distance (miles)48
Overview

'Route takes you from the coast at Scarborough and along the Tabular Hills to the delightful market town of Helmsley. On its own, it takes four days to complete – but combine it with the Cleveland Way National Trail and you'll have walked around the entire perimeter of the National Park in around 2 weeks!'

The Cleveland Way and the Yorkshire Wolds Way With the Tabular Hills Walk  by Paddy Dillon (Cicerone, 2010)

www.tanhillinn.com/tan-hill-inn-keld-ravenseat/

Category:Richmondshire
Distance (miles)10
Overview

'Start at the highest pub in Britain and take a walk along the famous Pennine Way, then walk along the Coast to Coast, stop for a tea and scone at Ravenseat before returning to the Tan Hill Inn for a well deserved real ale in front of the roaring fire ...'

www.daly.co.uk/crosseswalk/

Category:Scarborough
Distance (miles)62
Overview

'The Moorland Crosses are a series of crosses, some ancient and some considerably newer, right across the whole North York Moors area ... In 1971 members of the Scarborough and District Search and Rescue team devised a walk around the North York Moors that took in 14 of the moorland "crosses". The purpose of the walk was to raise money to buy radios that the team needed. The intention was to complete it over a 24 hour period starting at midday from Goathland and finishing by midday on the following day. The first walk took place in October 1971 and was undertaken by a group of six ...'

Description from

John and Gemma Daly

www.visitthirsk.org.uk/pages/plaques.php

Category:Hambleton
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'This is a walk around 20 historical sites in Thirsk and Sowerby marked by blue plaques. These record important buildings or people associated with our town. The walk takes anything up to 1½ hours.'

Description from

Visit Thirsk

www.thixendale.org.uk/walks.html

Category:Ryedale
Overview

'There are a wide range of walks in the Thixendale area, loved by locals and visitors alike. The walks shown ... are graded by time, difficulty and best time of year. They include photos to help navigation.'

Description from

The Village of Thixendale

www.top10trails.com

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'Welcome to the Top Ten Trails website - a collection of "top" experiences for you to enjoy along the Cleveland Way and Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trails.'

issuu.com/welcometoyorkshire/docs/turner_booklet

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'Follow in Turner's footsteps with our self-guided walking trails, podcasts and more.'

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Welcome to Yorkshire

www.dalesbus.org/walks.html

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'The Yorkshire Dales National Park have produced a guide to linear walks accessible by public transport in the Yorkshire Dales ... Ideas for walks in Wensleydale have also been provided by Leyburn Walkers are Welcome.

Description from

DalesBus

See also

Dales Rail Trails Tony & Chris Grogan (Skyware Press, 2012)

www.whitbywalks.com

Category:Scarborough
Overview

'Whitby's unique leisurely learning experience for schools, colleges, clubs, societies and individuals ... '

Description from

Harry Collett

ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Yoredale+Way

Category:Hambleton
Distance (miles)101
Overview

'Traces the River Ure from the point at which it joins the River Ouse, a few miles north of York, to its source 2,000 feet above sea level amongst the Pennine fells between Hawes and Kirkby Stephen ...'

The Yoredale Way: A 100 Mile Walk from York to Kirkby Stephen by J K E Piggin (Yorkshire Footpath Trust, 1994) is out-of-print but might be available second-hand

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Millennium+Way+-+Y...

Category:York
Distance (miles)23
Overview

'A circular walk around the outskirts of this historic city.'

See also

Millennium Way Walk [City of York Council]

www.york.gov.uk/public-rights-way

Category:York
Overview

'Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 ... Maintaining York's public rights of way ... Obstructions to Public Rights of Way ... PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY ... Public rights of way notices and registers ... Report a public rights of way problem ... THE DEFINITIVE MAP.'

 

Description from

City of York Council

www.yorkwalls.org.uk/?page_id=3690

Category:York
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'A complete on-line guide to walking the Walls with maps, pictures and organised text.'

Description from

The Friends of York Walls

www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/plan-your-visit/essential-information/access...

Category:North Yorkshire
Overview

'Everyone has the right to access to the countryside in the Yorkshire National Park. Choose from our Miles without Stiles downloadable routes perfect for wheelchairs, pushchairs and a post-pub-lunch amble. You can also buy route cards at National Park Centres. To see where the routes can be found in the National Park have a look at the interactive map.'

ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Yorkshire+Ouse+Walk

Category:Hambleton
Distance (miles)62
Overview

'From its humble source north-west of York, the Yorkshire Ouse winds its way gently through over 50 miles of fine countryside. It swallows up streams from picturesque dales and steadily swells until it unites with the River Trent to become the mighty Humber and sweeps into the North Sea.'

The Yorkshire Ouse Walk: From Source to the Sea - with Tales of the Riverbank by Ivan E. Broadhead (Meridian Books, 1999) is out-of-print but new or used copies should still be available.

www.threepeakschallenge.uk/yorkshire-three-peaks-challenge/

Category:Craven
Distance (miles)24
Overview

'Takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, usually in this order, and in under 12 hours. These peaks form part of the Pennine range, and encircle the head of the valley of the River Ribble, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.'

Description from

Three Peaks Challenge Ltd

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