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Walks

Exploring Otley Chevin

Location: LS21 3DE Distance: 2.5 miles Otley Chevin overlooking the Lower Wharfedale Valley is a brilliant walk for all ages. There are so many paths to explore that you can make the walk any length you like. There are numerous car parks situated around the Chevin Estate so mix it up and try a different […]

Walks

Lake Burwain circular walk, Foulridge

Location: BB8 7NS Distance: 2 miles Lake Burwain otherwise known as Lower Foulridge Reservoir is a lovely circular walk. The route around the lake is on a mix of footpaths, some muddy with tree roots, but the majority is accessible. We did manage to get a pram around the route with a little bit of […]

Days out, Walks, Waterfall

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Location: LA6 3ET Distance: 5 miles Ingleton Waterfalls on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is a fab family walk. One of the more challenging walks due to the length and the terrain but worth it! Waterfalls and more There are 8 main waterfalls around the route to see. The first 4 are on the […]

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Room on the Broom trail at Anglers Park, Wakefield

Location: WF4 2EB Distance: 2 miles This free trail in Wakefield is based on the popular Julia Donaldson book Room on the Broom and is a belter of a walk! Room on the Broom is a brilliant story and one that we read all the time so little man was well on board with this […]

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Gnome Roam at Newmillerdam, Wakefield

Location: WF2 6QP Distance: 1.8 miles Newmillerdam is a brilliant place for a walk! We have only just discovered it and already can’t wait to go back! The Gnome Roam is a themed walk within the woodland which is 1.8 miles long. You will however do more due to running off exploring in every direction!! […]

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Broughton Hall Estate circular, near Skipton

Location: The Bull, Broughton, BD23 3AE distance: Short route 3.5km, full route 6.5km Broughton Hall Estate on the outskirts of Skipton is a great place to explore. There are two walks detailed here, a longer and a shorter route. The longer loop does a full loop of the Estate whereas the shorter one misses out […]

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Salt and Pepper Pots, Cowling

Location: BD22 0JZ, car park off Buck Stone Lane Distance 2.5km On the tops above Sutton and Cowling sit the Salt and Pepper Pots, two pinnacles that dominate the Aire Valley skyline. Their real names are Wainman’s Pinnacle and Lunds Tower but everyone knows them as the Salt and Pepper Pots (don’t ask me which […]

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Hebers Ghyll, Ilkley

Location: Hebers Ghyll Drive, LS29 9QH Distance: 2km Hebers Ghyll is a beautiful woodland located at the bottom of Ilkley Moor. The woodland is on the hillside with a raging stream falling through it. The walk that we did was a loop of the wood but with the amount of paths that there are this […]

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Elslack Reservoir and Standrise Plantation, Carleton Moor

Location: Lay-by on West Lane, Carleton Moor after the cattle grid. Distance: 4km Elslack Reservoir is situated within Standrise Plantation on the tops of Elslack and Carleton moors. This walk is a great walk, possible with an all terrain pram or bikes too. The walk starts at the top of the Plantation, parking in the […]

Challenges, Walks

Simons Seat, near Bolton Abbey

Location: Layby parking, BD23 6DJ Distance: 6km Last Summer me and my old man decided to climb up to Simons Seat. Having always lived local we have never actually done this walk and wow we were impressed! Simons Seat is the summit of Barden Moor and is a collection of gritstone boulders with a trig […]