Category: Walking in the Dales


Circular Walk From Harmby near Leyburn

On a bright autumn morning we felt a short walk from Harmby would be very nice. Lovely open views, a waterfall to explore and no great hills to conquer. About…


Walking to Bolton Castle in Wensleydale and Back

Nothing could be nicer than walking to, or from, Bolton Castle in the heart of Wensleydale. So many footpaths take you there, wonderful circular walks. Set off from the castle…


Longer Circular Route from the National Park Vistor Centre at Aysgarth Falls

If you read the last blog you’ll know I was going to do a route past the stepping stones if the River Ure was too high to past over safely.…


A Circular Walk from The National Park Visitor Centre at Aysgarth Falls

So following on from the last blog, a walk from the National Park Visitor Centre at Aysgarth Falls. A good place to set off from as there is plenty of…


Stunning linear walk from Askrigg to West Burton

The weatherman had promised good weather, there was one last survey of bees in the SSSI field in Askrigg (carried out for just six weeks of the year whilst the…


Circular Walk of About Four and A Half Miles From Middleham

Like most villages in the Yorkshire Dales, Middleham in Wensleydale has footpaths galore to explore and you can make as many permutations as you wish. This walk is no exception,…


Magnificent Views along The Shawl From Leyburn

I know we’ve walked along The Shawl many times but on a clear day it takes some beating. Literally a few yards from Leyburn Market Place and you have a…


Easy Short Walk From Askrigg and back

Perhaps you don’t feel like walking especially far today so don’t beat yourself up, just do a short walk. A short walk is better than no walk and especially if…


A lovely Circular Walk from Leyburn

There are quite a few walks from Leyburn, along The Shawl, across to Middleham or Spennithorne and Harmby all in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and all the combinations you can…


A Circular Walk From West Witton

Our little group of walkers are thinking that perhaps we should do one of the National Peaks again ‘Before we get too old?’ was a response but there it is,…

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