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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 […]

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Studfold Adventure Trail, Nidderdale

Studfold Adventure Trail in Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge was one of our favourite days out in 2020. It is a fairy trail but with a difference. Studfold is located in Lofthouse in the heart of Nidderdale (HG3 5SG). The trail will take you around 3 hours as there are so many things to stop off […]

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

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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 […]

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Farnhill Pinnacle, near Skipton

Location: Bradley Car Park next to the canal, BD20 9ED Distance: 5.5km Farnhill pinnacle is a memorial unlike any other I’ve seen! You will remember this one. The Jubilee Tower, as it is otherwise know, sits only a short walk above the village of Farnhill. We combined this with a walk along the canal starting […]

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Rylstone Cross, near Skipton

Location: Parking in a lay-by on the approach to Rylstone, BD23 6LH Distance: 5km Rylstone Cross is a war memorial sat high and proud on the rocky ridge overlooking the Gateway to the Dales. This walk is a quite challenging for little legs so save for a calm, dry day and go armed with plenty […]