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Walks

Autumn Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year and what better way to see it in all its glory then to get out and about in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. The Yorkshire Dales at this time of year shows off the Dales to its full potential. It comes alive and take on a […]

Walks, Wellness

Little Miss Yorkshire’s Wellness Walk

In association with Skipton Wellness Week I am hosting a Wellness Walk on Global Wellness Day – 12th June. The walk will be free to attend and you can do it anytime throughout the day. Where is the Wellness Walk? Skipton Woods located behind the Castle at the top of town is the ideal place […]

Walks, Wellness

Wellness and Walking

Wellness – the act of practicing good physical and mental habits to achieve a sense of wellness. Walking can do both of those! To celebrate Global Wellness Day on the 12th June, Skipton is hosting a full week of activities – Skipton Wellness Week. I’m getting involved as I want to promote walking as a […]

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

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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Walks

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 […]

Walks

Bluebells in Middleton Woods, Ilkley

Location: Parking in lay-by, LS29 0BZ Distance: 1km Middleton Woods in Ilkley is THE best place to see the bluebells in Spring. The wood is totally covered, they are beautiful. I haven’t seen anywhere that matches this amount. Parking in the lay-by on Denton Road, opposite the footbridge over the river, the entrance to the […]

Walks, Waterfall

Catrigg Force, Stainforth

Location: BD24 9QD Distance: 4km Catrigg Force is a fine example of a waterfall just above the village of Stainforth. It is hidden away so an exciting find. The walk starts in the main Yorkshire Dales National Park car park and heads into the village, following it round past the church to the stepping stones […]

Days out, Walks

Nostell Priory, Pontefract

Location: WF4 1QE Nostell Priory is situated between Pontefract and Wakefield, West Yorkshire so a day out distance for us. The site is National Trust but set up a little different to other ones we’ve been to. Here you book online for the car park pass which is £5 or free to members. You then […]

Walks

Grass Woods, Grassington

Location: BD23 5NE Distance: 5km circular Grass Woods is located on the back road just out of Grassington towards Conistone. It is a Yorkshire Wildlife Trust site. Parking is free on the roadside. There are lots of routes to explore within the woods so you could make the walk as long or as short as […]