Tag: Paddle

Days out, Walks

A circular walk – The highlights of Settle

Above the tops of Settle, North Yorkshire is a beautiful area overlooking the valley with the Yorkshire 3 Peaks in the distance, the river in the bottom and then across to the sights of Pendle Hill. This circular route of 8.5 miles starting in Stainforth is a challenging walk which takes in the highlights of […]

Days out, Walks, Waterfall

Buckden Beck Waterfalls, Wharfedale

Location: BD23 5JA Distance: 1.2 miles Buckden Beck waterfalls are an impressive series of waterfalls in the Yorkshire Dales. The walk is short, in total 1.2 miles there and back so it is a perfect walk for a little legs adventure. What to expect There are around 4 main waterfalls and we went, after a […]

Walks

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. Parking was free on the roadside on Hebers Ghyll Drive. The walk that we did was a loop of the wood […]

Walks

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 […]

Days out, Walks, Waterfall

Linton Falls, Grassington

Location: Main car park, BD23 5LB Distance: 1km Linton Falls is a beautiful spot on the River Wharfe near Grassington. The Falls is a series of waterfalls with the main one under the footbridge very dramatic. It is a fascinating place to visit at all times of the year; in the summer for a swim […]

Walks

Strid Wood, Bolton Abbey

Location: Riverside car park, BD23 6AN Distance: 3.4km Pram friendly walk Strid Wood is the easiest walk in Bolton Abbey and the most accessible. It is a brilliant short walk packing a lot in. The Strid itself is a must see. Starting from the Riverside car park the walk starts on the same side of […]

Days out, Walks

Bolton Abbey Priory

Location: Village car park, BD23 6EX Distance: 1km This walk is really short so perfect for little legs. It’s probably more of an explore than a walk. Parking in the Village car park head out past the shop to the hole in the wall. This will lead you down steps to the footbridge over the […]

Days out, Walks

Burnsall to Hebden, Yorkshire Dales

Location: Burnsall, BD23 6BU Distance: 2.2 miles (return) This section of the Dales Way footpath is one of our favourites. It is a short route following the River Wharfe with plenty to see along the way. Parking can be free on the roadside in Burnsall if you get there early. Otherwise there are a few […]

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Swinsty Reservoir, near Harrogate

Pram friendly reservoir walk Location: Main Yorkshire Water car park, LS21 2NP Distance: 3 mile circular Link to route **Please note that part of this route is currently closed due to construction works** Swinsty is a pram friendly walk with wide solid paths which are not as undulating as its nextdoor neighbour Fewston. As it […]