Walking in the Dales

The Yorkshire Dales are very popular with walkers, with walks suitable for all abilities. A selection of walks accessible by public transport is available on the Walking in the Yorkshire Dales website.

Guides to 10 walks accessible by public transport in the Ingleborough area are available here. Ingleborough Walks forms part of the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnerships Stories in Stone project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and managed by Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust.

For other specialist walking websites covering the Yorkshire Dales, please see Dales Links.

Details of any footpath closures and access restrictions in the Yorkshire Dales National Park area are available here.

A small selection of linear walks accessible by public transport is now available on this website.

A leaflet giving details of walks linking pubs in Upper Wharfedale can be downloaded here. (PDF file)


Guided Walks

A number of organisations organise guided walks in the Yorkshire Dales area, summary information on which is provided below. For full details please contact the relevant organisation.

DalesBus Ramblers organise a comprehensive programme of free walks in the Dales throughout the year, with walks on most Sundays. Walks vary in length between around 4 and 12 miles. All walks are accessible by public transport.

Details are also available of a selection of past guided walks to give ideas of walks you might like to try on your own, all are accessible by public transport.

Guided Walks arranged by the Friends of Settle-Carlisle Line are now taking place again. A leaflet of guided walks from the Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Morecambe line is available. The Friends of the Settle Carlisle line operate a comprehensive programme of guided walks on Saturdays, Sundays and occasional Wednesdays throughout the year. All walks start and finish at a station and are met by leaders at the station where the walk begins. All walks are free. 

Details of the programme are available online.

A programme of guided walks from the Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Morecambe railway lines is available.


Enjoy guided walks through Swaledale and Wensleydale, between 23rd September and 1st October 2017 plus a book festival.



Details of guided walks and events in the National Park are provided on the Yorkshire Dales website.



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