Experience the great outdoors with fantastic Yorkshire Dales walks
Discover the best walks in the Yorkshire Dales with our useful walking guide.
Yorkshire Dales is a picturesque National Park and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded by charming market towns and villages, wooded hills, and heather-covered moorland, the dales are a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Yorkshire Dales Best Walks
Many choose to explore the area with walks in the Yorkshire Dales, immersing themselves in the landscape and wildlife. Popular walks include Horsehead Moor, returning by the beautiful River Wharfe, or around beautiful Malham Tarn through ancient limestone pastures.
If you are bringing your four-legged friend, there are plenty of dog-friendly walks to be enjoyed in the area. Explore the five-mile circular walk from Grassington to Hebden, traversing through fields and meadows with superb countryside views.
For a challenging option, why not attempt the James Herriot Way? This 52-mile track feeds through parts of Swaledale and Wensleydale, taking roughly four-five days to complete. This route takes in a number of the famous sites of the Dales including Hardraw Force and Bolton Castle, letting walkers will get to enjoy the open moorland and the far-reaching landscape.
Other locations for some of the Yorkshire Dales best walks include Ingleton Waterfalls Trail or Buckden Pike and the Polish War Memorial walks in Yorkshire.
Keep reading to discover more of the best Yorkshire walks around…