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West Yorkshire Walks,
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

 

Lower Wharfedale, Cracoe, Burnsall & Bolton Abbey Walks

Yorkshire Dales National Park

Walking Highlights. Personal favourites include the Valley of Desolation and Simon's Seat, Barden Fell, the Rylestone Edges above Cracoe and Trollers Gill. An easy walk full of interest is Barden Bridge and the Strid from Bolton Abbey.

Where to stay - Skipton, Burnsall, Ilkley and Addingham are convenient for walking in this area.


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1905Beamsley Beacon and Bolton Abbey from Addinghammoderate10.00
 

Dark Peak South - Longendale & Bleaklow Walks

Peak District National Park

Walking highlights - Bleaklow is wild and can be challenging but it does have its rewards. Grains-in-the-Water provides solitude and stunning moorland landscapes. Circular walks using sections of the Pennine Way are also a feature of this area.

Where to stay - Glossop and Crowden are convenient for this area.


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1697Marsden to Edale challengevery hard22.00
 

Dark Peak North - Black Hill & Dovestone Reservoir Walks

Peak District National Park

Walking highlights - circular walks based on the Pennine Way, the wild moorland around Black Hill, Laddow Rocks, the gritstone edges of Saddleworth Moor above Dovestone Reservoir and the wide open spaces of Wessenden Moor.

Where to stay - Holmfirth, Hadfield, Mossley and Marsden are convenient for this area.


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1583Digley Reservoireasy/mod5.00
2630Upper Holme Valley & Ramsden Cloughmoderate9.00
1829Holme & Marsden Clough from Ramsden Reservoir moderate9.00
2561Digley & Ramsden Reservoirs from Wessenden Headmoderate9.50
2518Black Hill & Four Reservoirsmoderate10.00
2644Marsden and the Standedge Trailmoderate11.00
2613Boundary Walk from Marsden to Holmfirthmoderate13.00
2359Cuckoo Walk & Bacon Butties from Marsdenhard19.50
 

South Pennines Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1243Haworth Moor and Bronte Bridgeeasy3.50
3159March Haigh Reservoir & Eastergate Bridge from Marsdeneasy/mod5.00
1336Sowerby Bridge and Norland Mooreasy/mod7.00
2121Crimsworth Dean, Lumb Bridge & Hardcastle Cragsmoderate7.50
1135Top Withins and the Bronte Bridge from Haworthmoderate8.00
1307A circuit of Ovenden Moor from Oxenhopemoderate8.00
2946Buckstones and Linsgreave Head from Marsdenmoderate8.75
1900Standedge Trail from Marsdenmoderate9.00
3015Lobb Mill, Stoodley Pike & Withens Clough Reservoirmoderate9.00
1291Stoodley Pike from Hebden Bridgemoderate11.00
2705Oxenhope to Hebden Bridge without a carmoderate11.00
2606Hoof Stones Height, Noah Dale and Colden Watermoderate11.50
2926Cupwith & Shooter's Nab from Marsdenmoderate13.00
 

Bradford Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1408Saltaire - the model villageeasy1.50
3114Haystacks, Twelve Apostles & Idol Stone of Ilkley Mooreasy/mod4.50
1585Haworth Moor circulareasy5.00
1952Five Rise Locks and the River Aire, Bingleyeasy5.25
3079Around Silsden Reservoireasy6.00
2942Below Silsden Moor from Cringleseasy/mod6.80
2319Ilkley to Bingleyeasy/mod7.00
3215Steeton to Ilkley without a carmoderate7.50
2802Shipley to Ilkley via Ilkley Moormoderate10.80
 

Calderdale Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1584Ogden Reservoireasy4.00
1041Halifax - the Magna Via and Southowrameasy/mod5.50
1449Cullingworth Circulareasy/mod6.25
1411Walsden to Warland Reservoireasy/mod6.50
1057Luddenden Dean and the Calderdale Wayeasy/mod6.50
1091Ripponden and the Calderdale Wayeasy/mod6.50
1626Luddenden Foot Circular easy/mod7.50
 

Kirklees Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1586Blackmoorfoot Reservoireasy1.50
1587Scammonden Reservoireasy4.00
2719Huddersfield's green fringeeasy/mod10.00
 

Leeds & Wakefield Walks


 
WalkDescriptionGradeMiles
1588Eccup Reservoir circulareasy4.50
2943Newmillerdam Country Park from Nottoneasy5.70
3077A circuit of Eccup Reservoireasy/mod7.50
1380Bramham Park & Newton Kyme without a careasy/mod10.00
2160Wetherby to Follifoot without a careasy/mod10.25

 
Walks that start in adjacent counties / areas.

Walks that start in adjacent counties or areas but cross the boundary and include sections of the route within West Yorkshire

WalkDescriptionStarts In
2661Keighley Moor Reservoir & Hitching Stone from CowlingNorth Yorkshire
1849Blackstone Edge and the Pennine Way without a carGreater Manchester
2826Winscar Reservoir circuit from Dunford Bridge South Yorkshire
2328Penistone to Shepley linearSouth Yorkshire

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