Grassington Walks and Walking Guide
Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire
Grassington is a small town in Wharfdale at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The town has excellent amenities including cafés, bars and restaurants. Accommodation in the area is varied including campsites and caravan parks. Public transport is limited and private transport is recommended to undertake most of the walks listed below. Highlights include riverside walks along the Wharfe, an ascent of Buckden Pike, visiting Malham Cove, following the Dales Way in Upper Wharfedale, enjoying the view from Simon's Seat and scrambling through Trollers Gill.
All walks are free to download and print all have GPS files. This is a good area for easy walking and there are many family walks listed. For the more adventurous, leave Wharfedale and head into the surrounding hills.
★ = GPS file available
|2737★||The River Aire & Kirkby Malham from Malham||easy||3.00|
|1846★||Garnshaw House & Linton Falls from Grassington||easy||3.00|
|2704★||Kirkby Malham & Hanlith from Malham||easy||4.00|
|2611★||Hebden Gill from Hebden||easy||4.00|
|3301★||Conistone to Grassington via the Dib||easy||5.00|
|1277★||Starbotton from Kettlewell||easy/mod||5.00|
|1274★||Nappa Cross from Malham||easy/mod||5.50|
|2066★||Winterburn Reservoir from Winterburn||easy||6.00|
|3109★||Rylstone Edges & Cracoe from Rylstone||easy/mod||6.00|
|1407★||Thorpe & Burnsall from Linton||easy/mod||6.20|
|1239★||Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route B)||easy/mod||6.50|
|2610★||Hebden Gill & Cupola Corner||easy/mod||6.50|
|3107★||Flasby Fell from Flasby||easy/mod||6.50|
|2423★||Capplestone Gate & Conistone Pie from Conistone||easy/mod||6.80|
|1701★||Bordley Hall & Malham Moor||easy/mod||7.00|
|3262★||Copplestone Gate and Conistone Pie from Conistone||easy/mod||7.00|
|1051★||Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route A)||moderate||7.00|
|1632★||Arncliffe & Starbotton from Kettlewell||moderate||7.00|
|1294★||Arncliffe from Kettlewell||moderate||7.00|
|1250★||Great Whernside from Kettlewell||moderate||8.00|
|1946★||Valley of Desolation & Simon's Seat||moderate||8.40|
|1280★||Trollers Gill from Burnsall||moderate||9.00|
|1292★||Thorpe Fell & Cracoe from Linton||moderate||9.00|
|2602★||Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route C)||moderate||9.10|
|1145★||Grassington, Mastilles Lane & Conistone Dib||moderate||11.25|
|1645★||Mastilles Lane & Conistone Dib from Grassington||moderate||12.00|
|1282★||Arncliffe from Malham Tarn||moderate||12.50|
|2000★||A Wharfedale wander from Burnsall||moderate||13.50|
The walks listed above are the nearest 30 from Grassington when measured in a straight line.
Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: South and West
Part of a two-book set, this guidebook describes 44 walks in the southern and western Yorkshire Dales, including the famous 23 mile Three Peaks circuit over Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. The other, mostly circular routes of 3½ to 13 miles cover the scenic region between Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Settle, Skipton and Grassington.
Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales
Guidebook to 40 of the best trail and fell runs in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Ranging from 5 to 24 miles, the graded runs start from bases such as Ribblehead, Dent, Sedbergh, Malham and Grassington and take in the region's diverse delights, from castles and waterfalls to iconic mountains such as Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen Y Ghent.