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Challenges, Walks

Sponsored walk for MNDA

Following the Dalesway Back in 2016 I organised a sponsored walk to raise money for MNDA after one of my friends was diagnosed with MND. This incurable disease has had devastating consequences for so many families so I wanted to show my support in a constructive way. Myself and 30 others did a sponsored walk […]


Grimwith Reservoir walk, near Grassington

Location: Car park, BD23 5ED Distance: 4.5 mile circular Link to route Grimwith Reservoir is the quietest of the reservoir walks in the area. It issituated between Grassington and Pateley Bridge. We enjoy this walk as it is a good distance for us. It is also an accessible walk so the paths are good. We […]


Fewston Reservoir walk, near Harrogate

Location: Main car park, LS21 2NP Distance: 4 mile circular Link to route The reservoir you can see from the A59! Fewston Reservoir, situated between Harrogate and Skipton, is Swinsty Reservoir‘s neighbour. It is in the Washburn Valley with Thruscross Reservoir upstream. This reservoir walk has good wide paths so it is pram friendly. It […]


Swinsty Reservoir, near Harrogate

Pram friendly reservoir walk Location: Main Yorkshire Water car park, LS21 2NP Distance: 3 mile circular Link to route Swinsty is a pram friendly walk with wide solid paths which are not as undulating as its nextdoor neighbour Fewston. As it is pretty flat it is a good one for little legs. Situated near Blubberhouses, […]


Embsay Reservoir, near Skipton

Location: Embsay Reservoir car park, BD23 6PR Distance: 1 mile circular Link to route This is our ‘go to’ short walk with it being so close and it is a great starter walk for toddlers. The reservoir offers stunning views of Embsay Crag, Crookrise Crag and out over Skipton. The car park is free and […]


Embsay Crag, near Skipton

Location: Embsay Reservoir, BD23 6PR for short walk or Embsay Village car park, BD23 6RA for a longer walk Distance: Short route 1 mile, longer route 3 miles I may be a little bit biased as this crag is one I can see from my house but it is a great climb. You are rewarded […]


Tips for walking with a little one

When my eldest was younger I was always asked how he could walk so far. Believe me, he didn’t always and it has taken a lot of practice to get him to this stage. I wrote this blog originally 3 years ago and these tips are very much the same with my youngest. I’m taking […]

Days out, Lifestyle, Walks, Waterfall

Our Favourite Walks

Our top 10 Yorkshire walks It didn’t take long to come up with a list of our favourite walks but it did take a while to narrow them down! There are so many great walks in Yorkshire we really are spoilt for choice. These are our favourite local (ish) walks. Click on the links for […]