To celebrate Yorkshire Day 2020 as a proud Yorkshire-based financial cooperative, we thought we would create a list of one of the most popular aspects of ‘God’s Own County’, namely its amazing variety of outdoor walks. From short, medium and long walks - there’s something for everyone here. So av’ a gander for little inspiration!
The perfect place to start exploring, from walking, running, cycling - the NYMs has it all. There are a series of walks that you can enjoy, just pick a route, find your guide and you’re on your way. You can pick walks from a mile to over seven miles - take a look at some examples here, but we’d recommend - the Lord Stones Walk. Just under three miles it’s a walk for all the family! It provides some stunning views and should only take around two hours to complete.
If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, the three peaks are perfect. The peaks are arranged in a triangle with the River Ribble running between them. The walk is around 39.2km long and it will take you a whole day to complete. You’ll need to be fit, but if you are interested in taking on this walk take a look at this handy guide.
At only two miles long, this is one of the best (if not the shortest) walks in Leeds. You’ll start in Rawdon, West Yorkshire at the Jubilee Hall Car Park before heading uphill towards Billing Dam, Larkfield Dam and Billing Hill. Full of green scenery, this walk is perfect if you are short on time but still want to get back to nature. You can find a map of the route here.
Perfect for all skill levels and ideal for those looking for a decent hike, the Ilkley Moor Circular is a great 4km loop. It’s fairly easy-going and great for those of you with young children. Find out more about this route here.
This circular walking route begins and ends in Ingleton, North Yorkshire. The trail follows a well-defined footpath which runs as close to the edge of the two rivers as possible to provide spectacular views of the waterfalls. It should take you around six hours to complete this trail if you’re with young children. Go through the ancient woodland and enjoy that Yorkshire Dales scenery. We hope you have a brilliant Yorkshire Day 2020 and celebrate it with your loved ones - let us know which walk you tried on our social media channels.
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