'Did you know North Yorkshire has over 10,000km of public rights of way? There's something for everyone - short walks for leisure and health, day walks through beautiful landscapes, long distance challenge routes such as the Pennine Way and Coast to Coast, and off-road routes for cyclists and equestrians.'
'We have been providing holidays and short breaks that sample the best that the UK can offer since 1997 ... The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks offer some of the finest walking and hiking in Great Britain. Hadrian's Wall combines centuries of history with fine Northumberland scenery. The Eden Valley is a quiet oasis little-known to all but the most discerning.'
'We are a friendly bunch who gather at least twice a month to tramp over the moors, dawdle in the dales or even cruise the coast from time to time. Our emphasis is on sociable walks and our enterprising walk leaders aim to cover the diversity of Yorkshire’s scenery often using little-known paths. Why not give us a try?'
'Covers 233 square miles (603 km2) of Northern England in the county of North Yorkshire.The AONB shares a common boundary with the Yorkshire Dales National Park immediately to the west ... We think one of the best ways to explore Nidderdale AONB is on foot. Go at your own pace, enjoy the sights and sounds and benefit from some of the most peaceful walking in the Yorkshire Dales.'
'On foot, under your own steam, out on the trail . . . is there any better way to experience the North York Moors than heading out for a walk? We don't think so, which is why we've put together a fantastic series of downloadable walks covering every corner of the National Park.'
North York Moors Gazetteer [John Rickard]
'A gallery of webpages showing the walks and other activities enjoyed by myself, Richard Ratcliffe, Burnley, Lancs. For anyone who is not familiar with the format of this site, the intended route for viewers is through the "Recent" ... It's mostly walk reports with photos and commentary.'
'The Yorkshire Dales provide one of the best walking areas in the country covering a wide variety of scenery and some isolated locations many of which can be accessed by public transport. Many of the walks make use of the excellent Settle-Carlisle train service and local transport links - no car needed! For this reason I would initially recommend a visit to the Ribblehead and Three Peaks area, Moorcock Inn, Dentdale and Little White Bus [Hawes] pages.'
'The Yorkshire Dales is a fabulous place to go walking whether you are looking for a gentle stroll besides one of the many rivers, or you are looking for a hike on a wild and empty moorland.'
List of Yorkshire Dales [Wikipedia]
'Links up three famous Yorkshire Abbeys (Fountains Abbey, Jervaulx Abbey and Bolton Priory) as well as visiting three Yorkshire castles (Ripley, Bolton and Middleham).' Book obtainable from Dales Court Press
A selection of two dozen walks in 'real walking country that entices not only the keen walkers, but also those looking for a peaceful stroll among the hills and forests or simply a place to picnic with family and friends. From gentle rambles in green valleys to the wilder paths rising to rugged moors and cliffs'.
'The Captain Cook Tourism Association gratefully acknowledges the support provided by Don Burlureaux in offering access to these excellent walks.'
'This route celebrates the 100th anniversary of North Yorkshire County Council. It runs across the Howardian Hills and Yorkshire Wolds via Castle Howard and Wharram Percy, linking York and the Foss Walk with the Yorkshire Wolds Way and Cleveland Way National Trails. Meeting the Derwent and Foss, it combines riverside walks in deep valleys with forest tracks.'
'The terrain along the Trail varies, some sections are across rough terrain with steep slopes and steps, others are on good paths with gentle slopes. We have identified some of the more accessible sections and created a series of eight easy access walks for everyone to enjoy ...'
'One of the best scenic walks in the world, taking in three national parks and some of the best scenery in the British Isles. The entire walk is on rights of way and access land with scenery of such variety your journey will be one you remember for the rest of your life ...'
A Coast to Coast Route Guide by Tony & Chris Grogan (Skyware, 2014)
'The 110 km (68 miles) stretch of the England Coast Path from Filey Brigg to Newport Bridge is now open to the public. Coastal access rights came into force along this stretch of coast on 21 July 2016 by order of the Secretary of State.'
Details of eight sample walks (6-9 miles) from the book series Her Master's Walks: 'A series of walking books covering the area of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks ... The latest book Her Master's Walks in Teesdale provides an introduction to the beautiful and distinctive landscape of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.'
Stephen I Robinson
'This classic long distance route passes through stunning scenery on its 100 mile journey from Skipton to Penrith. Starting from the magnificent Skipton Castle, the walk passes through the very popular Yorkshire Dales on its way into Cumbria and the hidden delights of the Upper Eden Valley.'
'Circular walk from Pateley Bridge, this route takes you through the spectacular uplands around Scar House Reservoir to the rolling fields and river valleys along the River Nidd ... The whole route is shown on the OS Explorer 298 map. Harvey Maps has produced a waterproof map of the route.'
'Fossil walks, talks and lectures, guided walks, community events (Rosedale Show, Celebration of our Community Event in Robin Hood's Bay), rock & fossil road-shows, practical conservation, our Newsletter Exposure and Geonaut events (CSI Dinosaur – Victorian Geologists – fossil walk and road-show) are all part of what we do to spread the word about the importance of geology, its fragility, its vital importance to the way we live and what we can do to understand it better and make sure it isn't overlooked.'
'Welcome to the North Sea Trail website of wonderful walks along the North Yorkshire Coast. It's a great way to enjoy the natural and cultural heritage of our fascinating coastline.' Note that the North Sea Trail Website seems now to have disappeared completely, so I have replaced the Link with one to the LDWA Website.
'The North York Moors may not be one of the best known national parks, but the area includes some breathtakingly beautiful scenery, including vast expanses of open moorland, dramatic sea cliffs, sudden escarpments and hidden valleys. This site is going to be my personal guide to the Yorkshire Moors, based on twenty years of walking in the national park ...'
Access to details of over fifty walks around and about the National Park.
Details of recent and upcoming Meetings plus of the Committee's Membership.
Links to a range of 'rights of way' web pages:  Information and advice - - - :  definitive map and statements - - - :  registers - - - :  maintenance - - - :  advice for developers - - - :  open access land - - - :  notices - - - :  maps
'We have created a series of archaeology audio trails around the Yorkshire Dales ... Our aims are to increase your enjoyment of the Yorkshire Dales and to help you understand more about the unique cultural landscape of the area created through the interactions of people and nature over thousands of years.'
'From the White Horse of Kilburn on the edge of the Hambleton Hills to the top of East Cliff at Whitby overlooking the North Sea. Although the way finding is easy enough, the severity of the walk should not be underestimated as the route attains nearly 6000 feet of ascent as it climbs in and out of the steep sided glaciated dales that penetrate the moors. Account must also be taken of the changeable moorland weather and the lack of refreshments available in the first half of the walk ...'
'The Six Dales Trail project is our most extensive development springing from the Walkers Are Welcome Otley project. The trail, which was launched in June 2010, starts in Otley, and winds across the entire length of the superb Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to end at Middleham, in Wensleydale.'
'Follows the line of the railway from Settle to Kirkby Stephen. As the name suggests, it takes in six peaks: Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough, Whernside, Great Knoutberry, Swarth Fell and Wild Boar Fell (in mountain-bagging parlance, all six are Nuttalls and Hewitts, and all but Swarth Fell are Marilyns).'
'Follows the length of the River Swale in North Yorkshire from its confluence with the River Ure near Boroughbridge to its source at the head of Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.'
'This website and the route described is collaboration between the Walkers are Welcome towns of Boroughbridge, Richmond and Kirkby Stephen and is based on the original route.'
'The Moorland Crosses are a series of crosses, some ancient and some considerably newer, right across the whole North York Moors area ... In 1971 members of the Scarborough and District Search and Rescue team devised a walk around the North York Moors that took in 14 of the moorland "crosses". The purpose of the walk was to raise money to buy radios that the team needed. The intention was to complete it over a 24 hour period starting at midday from Goathland and finishing by midday on the following day. The first walk took place in October 1971 and was undertaken by a group of six ...'
'Seven day circular walk following the rivers and tributaries that run through Yorkshire's finest limestone Dales - originally devised by Mike Schofield of Brigantes Holidays. From Kingsdale to Ribblesdale and visiting all the major dales in between, the Tributaries Walk provides some of the best walking and most dramatic landscapes you could hope to experience in England.'
'Circular walk in two parts, ideal for a walking weekend or short break. The walk goes through some of Lancashire's and North Yorkshire's finest countyside, including Kelbrook Moor, Weets Hill, with its views over the Yorkshire Dales, and also takes in part of the Pennine way.'
'Traces the River Ure from the point at which it joins the River Ouse, a few miles north of York, to its source 2,000 feet above sea level amongst the Pennine fells between Hawes and Kirkby Stephen ...'
The Yoredale Way: A 100 Mile Walk from York to Kirkby Stephen by J K E Piggin (Yorkshire Footpath Trust, 1994) is out-of-print but should be available second-hand
'Everyone has the right to access to the countryside in the Yorkshire National Park. Choose from our Miles without Stiles downloadable routes perfect for wheelchairs, pushchairs and a post-pub-lunch amble. You can also buy route cards at National Park Centres. To see where the routes can be found in the National Park have a look at the interactive map.'
'From its humble source north-west of York, the Yorkshire Ouse winds its way gently through over 50 miles of fine countryside. It swallows up streams from picturesque dales and steadily swells until it unites with the River Trent to become the mighty Humber and sweeps into the North Sea.'
The Yorkshire Ouse Walk: From Source to the Sea - with Tales of the Riverbank by Ivan E. Broadhead (Meridian Books, 1999) is out-of-print but new or used copies should still be available.
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