Walking Routes - Downloadables


Wildlife sites around York

York has an abundance of great places to see wildlife. This booklet will tell you where to find giant ferns, exotic orchids, iridescent beetles, sunbathing lizards and a host of other amazing creatures that  all live within the city.

Printed copies are available from the Visitor Information Centre, Museum Street, York.


10 walks leaflets Exploring York

How well do you know York?  This new series of leaflets will help you to get off the beaten path and  explore some of the lovely countryside that can be found in and around the city.

Printed copies are also available at the Visitor Information Centre, Museum Street, York



Acomb Wood and Meadow Local Nature Reserve






Fishponds Wood, York






Friends of Bradford's Beck





 Apperley Bridge through the Ages 




Storytelling at Worsbrough Mill






Canal boats and Crayfish Claws at Kildwick


Hull's Statue Trail









Terrington Easy circular







Castle Howard













Yorkshire Coast


Ruswarp Round







The Cinder Track








Walks, horse and bike rides | North Yorkshire County Council


Runswick Bay - 1.2 mile easy access linear walk


Wetlands Trail - View

Ghost Trail - View

Cornelian Trail - View



The Abbey Trail - View

The Waterways Trail - View

The Oak Trail - View



The LGBT scene in Leeds

Child Friendly Leeds City Centre Map

Leeds Industrial Heritage Trail

Leeds History of Medicine Trail

Leeds Owl Trail

Leeds Theatre Heritage Trail

Leeds University Public Art Trail

Leeds Waterfront Trail Map

Marks & Spencer Leeds Heritage Trail

First World War Trail Map

Leeds Jurassic Trail 2


Redcar & Cleveland

Errington WoodWithin the wood you will find over 9 miles of well-maintained paths that can explored for anything from a short stroll to a complete circular route.  Along the lower path of the wood, within the undergrowth there are remains of ruins and artefacts relating to the mines and along the upper path there are several Bronze Age burial mural’s to be discovered.

Distance: Varies routes throughout the woods to make this walk as long or as short as you desire.

Flatts Lane Lazenby BankA circular walk around Eston Hills linking the sites of Flatts Lane, Lazenby Bank and Eston Moor. Throughout the walk, walkers will pass through farmland, scrub, woodland and moorland.

Distance: 5 miles

Flatts Lane Woodland ParkFlatts Lane Country Park is the perfect place to explore, play and relax in the countryside packed with woodland walks, sculpture trails, adventure play area, trim trail, arboretum and pond platforms. Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park offers stunning views of Eston Hills, industrial Teesside and the North York Moors.

Distance: Varies routes throughout the park to make your walk as long or as short as you desire.

Guisborough Three PeaksThe Guisborough Three peaks takes you through the picturesque Guisborough Forest and Walkway, with some great views of the Tees Valley.

Guisborough Forest and WalkwayThe Walkway is the main access route into Guisborough Forest but is also the gateway to the North York Moors National Park with footpaths leading off Nunthorpe, Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park & Eston Moor. The Walkway has become a mosaic of woodlands, wetlands, grasslands and is also home to a sculpture trail and Visitor Centre.

Distance: Varies routes throughout the woods to make your walk as long or as short as you desire.

Handale Abbey TrailThe Handale Abbey Trail circular walk takes you through Rosecroft Wood to Liverton, then to the site of Handale Abbey returning to Loftus Market Place.

Distance: 6 miles

Loftus to Grinkle MineThis circular walk from Loftus to Grinkle Mine will walk you through Loftus Market, Mine Woods and picks up some of the Cleveland Way National Trail.

Distance: 8 miles

Loftus to HummerseaThis circular walk connects the moor to the coast and takes in the costal flora and if timed well you may also see some of the resident and migrating birds.

Distance: 4 miles

Redcar and Cleveland Ironstone Heritage TrailThe Redcar and Cleveland Ironstone Heritage Trails celebrates the iron and steel history of the Borough. Linking Eston and Skinningrove, the two areas that founded the ironstone industry in Redcar and Cleveland. You can also link the walking routes with visits to a series of museums across the Borough.

Saxon PrincessThe Saxon Princess Circular takes in some of Loftus’s most ancient history and is a great way of learning more about the Anglo-Saxon settlements. Walkers will follow in the steps of the workers who used the Cleveland Way to travel for work for centuries and see how the areas alum industry transformed the towering cliffs.

Distance: 4 miles

Skinningrove Trail

This linear walking route will take you through the local history of Skinningrove, a former industrial village.

Distance: 1.5miles

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Nostell Obelisk Walk - National Trust


East Riding of Yorkshire 

A Walk About Hornsea

From the Sea to the Mere, find some of the town's secrets in between. Hornsea welcomes you with a town centre full of individual eateries to cater for any taste.

Walking Howden

Take a walk around Howden, an old market town with a beautifully preserved Georgian town centre dominated by its Minster. Enjoy an afternoon treat in the charming tea rooms.

Pocklington Town Circular

Known as 'The Gateway to the Wolds', this historic market town has an intriguing past. Take a monumental walk round the centre and experience Pocklington's unique heritage and character. 

Withernsea Circular Town Walk

This circular walk around Withernsea town centre is an easy 2-mile trail that is suitable for prams, wheelchairs, walkers and cyclists.

E16  South landing

E19 Hornsea mere triangle

B56 Bracey Bridge to Lowthorpe

C51 Beverley Beck

W21 Market Weighton to Goodmanham

W8 Melbourne Pocklington Canal

W26 Barmby on the Marsh

W29 YWW MW - Londesborough loop