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Short walks and rides to try

Click on each of the National Trails on the map below to find easy to follow circular walks and rides that allow you to try a short section in a day. Print them off and away you go.

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Yorkshire Wolds Way

PDF DownloadMarket Weighton Meander

Grade: Easy

A 7 mile circular walk from a Walkers are Welcome market town on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds between York and Beverley.

PDF DownloadSettrington Circuit

Grade: Moderate

A 5.2 mile circular walk above the estate village of Settrington at the north-western tip of the Yorkshire Wolds near Norton-on-Derwent and Malton.

PDF DownloadThixendale Round

Gade: Moderate

An 8 mile circular walk from a small village tucked away in dry valleys of the Yorkshire Wolds between York and Driffield.
 

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Cleveland Way

PDF DownloadRavenscar Round

Grade: Easy/moderate

A 4.3 or 5.9 mile circular walk from a North York Moors National Park coastal village midway between Scarborough and Whitby. 

PDF DownloadOsmotherley Ramble

Grade: Moderate

A 4.8 mile circular walk from an archetypal North York Moors village on the western edge of the Cleveland Hills near Northallerton.

PDF DownloadGreat Ayton

Grade: Challenge

A 7.3 mile circular walk from an ancient village at the north western edge of the Cleveland Hills and North York Moors National Park near Guisborough. Accessible by train.

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Pennine Way

PDF DownloadGargrave Ramble

Grade: Moderate

A 6.5 mile circular walk from this village on the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales near Skipton. Accessible by train.

PDF DownloadStandedge Circuit

Grade: Moderate

A 10 mile circular walk from Marsden village at the head of the Colne Valley near Huddersfield. Accessible by train.

PDF DownloadHebden Bridge Round

Grade: Challenge

A 7.4 mile circular walk from this Walkers are Welcome town in the upper Calder Valley near Halifax.  Accessible by train.

PDF DownloadStoodley Pike Hike

Grade: Challenge

 A 6 mile walk from the Calderdale's Hebden Bridge. Accessible by train.

 

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Pennine Bridleway

PDF DownloadSettle Loop

Grade: Challenge

A 10 mile circular walk from the bustllng Yorkshire Dales edge market town. Accessible by train.

 

Mountain bike routes and horse rides on the Pennine Bridleway

 PDF DownloadCrummack Dales Dabs

A 12 mile circular mountain bike ride from the Yorkshire Dales edge village of Clapham between Settle and Ingleton. Accessible by train.

PDF DownloadHard 'en Fast

A 13.5 mile circular mountain bike ride from the small town of Bingley in the Aire Valley near Bradford. Accessible by train.

PDF DownloadHilly Hebden

A 14 mile circular mountain bike ride from well-kept Hebden Bridge in the upper Calder Valley near Halifax. Accessible by train.
PDF DownloadLittleborough - Lake to Lake

A 10 or 20 mile circular mountain bike ride on the Lancashire and Yorkshire border north of Manchester. Accessible by train   

PDF DownloadThe Settle Loop
A 10 mile mountain bike or horse-ride from Settle. Accessible by train  

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