Yorkshire Walking Routes

This page contains free Yorkshire walking routes, covering the whole of the Yorkshire Dales and West and South Yorkshire, for the North Yorkshire Moors area please click here. More routes will be added over time, please let us know if there are any errors in the route.

Malham Cove – Gordale Scar Circular

This is a beautiful walk in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. This walk is approximately 5 miles and starts and ends in Malham. This walk takes in Malham Cove, the limestone pavement and Gordale Scar. This is a popular walk from Malham so can be busy along the route during the Summer months and school holidays.

Malham Cove to Gordale Scar PDF (103 downloads )

Malham Cove to Gordale Scar GPX (49 downloads )
Ravenstonedale To Smardale

A spectacular 7 mile walk in the Yorkshire Dales through farmland and nature reserve to the stunning views of Smardale Gill viaduct and back across the Howgill fells. There is a wonderful array of rare flora and fauna as well as wildlife aplenty. We did this walk on a clear summers day and it was absolutely amazing.

Ravenstonedale To Smardale PDF (41 downloads )

Ravenstonedale To Smardale GPX (35 downloads )
Reeth to Gunnerside

A wonderful 13 mile walk in the Yorkshire Dales following the River Swale from Reeth to Gunnerside and back again. This is a beautiful walk in Swaledale with lovely pubs and cafes in both Reeth and Gunnerside. This is recommended for longer days so you can take your time and enjoy both Gunnerside and Reeth.

Reeth To Gunnerside PDF (33 downloads )

Reeth To Gunnerside GPX (24 downloads )

Haworth to Top Withens

This is a brilliant 7.5 mile walk from the lovely village of Haworth to Top Withens via the Bronte Waterfalls. The route comes back along the Pennine Way through Stanbury and past Lower Laithe Reservoir. We were lucky enough to have some fantastic snowfall during this walk which made it even more enjoyable. This is yet another of many Yorkshire walking routes for you to enjoy!

Haworth to Top Withens PDF (23 downloads )

Haworth to Top Withens GPX (20 downloads )