Tag: climbing


Trollers Gill, a mythical Yorkshire Dales walk

Location: Roadside parking close to the entrance of Parceval Hall, BD23 6DE Distance: 4km Troller’s Gill is an exciting walk and one of those that I wish I had done years ago. The limestone gorge runs up the route of Skyreholme Beck but the beck actually disappears under ground. Legend has it that it is […]


Ilkley Tarn, West Yorkshire

Location: Car park, LS29 9JS Distance: 1.5km Ilkley Tarn is a fab little pram friendly walk which gives you a taster of what the rest of the moors has to offer. There are actually two tarns, this larger one being the Lower one. Parking at the top of Wells Road the path takes you up […]


Cow and Calf Rocks, Ilkley

Location: Car park, LS29 8BT Distance: 1km The Cow & Calf Rocks are the famous rock formations on Ilkley Moor. They are a must visit if you are in the area as it’s such a great place to see, climb and explore. They get their name from the fact that there is a main rock […]

Days out, Walks, Waterfall

Ilkley and the surrounding area

Ilkley is such a great town to visit. It is one of our go to places when we have some free time as there are shops, cafes, the park, Middleton Woods (best place around for bluebells), the river and of course the moors. This is probably the best moors around us locally, Ilkley Moor has […]

Walks, Waterfall

Scaleber Force, Settle

Location: Roadside parking, BD24 9LA Distance: 0.5km This is the shortest walk ever to such an impressive waterfall! Scaleber Force is on the tops above Settle, along the back road to Kirkby Malham, and is not one to miss. It is such a hidden gem as you would never know it was there. Parking on […]

Days out, Walks

Fountains Abbey, near Ripon

Location: HG4 3DY Hands down the best National Trust property in Yorkshire. Fountains Abbey is absolutely brilliant for all ages, you will love it! Before lockdown #1 I took my parents for the first time and they were blown away! To be fair I’m always impressed when I go and I know what’s coming. The […]

Days out, Walks

Brimham Rocks, Nidderdale

Location: Car park, HG3 4DW Brimham Rocks is a National Trust site and the best outdoor adventure place for kids of all ages!! Brimham Rocks is one of those places you go to and accidentally spend all day as time just flies when you are having fun. So don’t forget your picnic!! Good footwear and […]


Conistone Dib and Pie, Upper Wharfedale

Location: Road parking, BD23 5HS Distance: 4km or 2.5km without the Pie This walk can be done as one or if you want a shorter walk just knock ‘the Pie’ on the head! The walk starts in the village of Conistone which has the most gorgeous houses! The Dib starts just behind one of these. […]


Malham Cove

Location: Main car park, BD23 4DA Distance: 3 miles (From village to bottom of Cove and back) Link to the route here (first section of red line walk). Malham Cove is a must see for anyone in the area. It really is one of the highlights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and why it […]