Walks in the Yorkshire Dales
From dazzling upland wildlflower meadows to ancient woodlands and wild wetlands, the landscapes and habitats of the Yorkshire Dales are amazing places to explore.
Discover some of our iconic Dales landscapes (and a few hidden gems!) with our meadow and woodland walk guides...and enjoy the benefits of walking in this beautiful area for your health and wellbeing too.
A circular walk from Reeth enjoying scenery loved by the author James Herriot.
5 miles | 8 km | 2.5-3 hrs
Explore woodlands of all ages and views across the valley to Simon's Seat.
3.1 miles | 5 km | 1.5-2 hrs
A circular 4-mile walk taking in woodlands, waterfalls and rolling countryside.
4 miles | 6.4 km | 2-3 hrs
A varied walk with some steep ascents and magnificent views of the Howgills.
3.1 miles | 5km | 3-4 hrs
Explore Grassington’s woodlands young and old on this 6-mile walk.
6 miles | 9.6 km | 3-4 hrs
Wildflower meadow walks
A short walk from Askrigg through a superb meadow and alongside the River Ure.
1.7 miles | 2.8 km | 2 hours
Experience being entirely surrounded by one of England's most rare habitats.
2 miles | 3.3 km | 2 hours
A walk through meadows, woodlands and waterfalls, with wonderful views.
4 miles | 6.4 km | 2.5 hours
A walk along the RiverWharfe taking in meadows, pastures and woodland.
3 miles | 4.8 km | 2 hours
A superb walk through some of the best meadows in the Dales.
5.2 miles | 8.5 km | 3 hours
Explore Yockenthwaite's meadows, woodlands and limestone landscape.
3.5 miles | 5.5 km | 2.5 hours