25 easy-to-follow circular walks in West Yorkshire

Twenty-five easy-to-follow hand-crafted circular walks, routes & maps in West Yorkshire of all grades in Walk Grade Order


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Twenty-five easy-to-follow hand-crafted circular walks, routes & maps in West Yorkshire of all grades in Walk Grade Order

Scroll down the list of walks below & click on each walk title (in blue) to locate it on the map above.


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again


Walk 1 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy113 Baitings Reservoir from Ryburn Reservoir

Pleasant amble around two reservoirs

Vital Statistics:

Length:3.75mls (6km)
Ascent:562ft (171m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 2 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy117 Gorple Reservoir and Widdop Reservoir

High moorland walk

Vital Statistics:

Length:5ml (8km)
Ascent:752ft (229m)
Time:2½ hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 3 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy119 Langfield Common from Warland

Great views and a return by canal

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.5ml (9km)
Ascent:817ft (249m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 4 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy162 West Buck Stones (Ilkley Moor) from Ilkley

Easy moorland walking

Vital Statistics:

Length:4.75ml (7.5km)
Ascent:880ft (268m)
Time:2.75hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 5 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy112 Harewood House and Gardens from Cote Hill

Lovely parkland

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.75mls (11km)
Ascent:696ft (212m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Easy)


Walk 6 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy124 Hardcastle Crags from Midgehole

Superb woodland walk and a fine waterfall

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:1,168ft (356m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 7 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy147 Heptonstall Moor and The Rochdale Canal from Hebden bridge

Canal towpaths and high moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:5.25ml (8.5km)
Ascent:1,113ft (339m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 8 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy127 West Buck Stones (Ilkley Moor) from Ilkley

Easy moorland walking

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:935ft (285m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 9 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy108 Upperthong and Netherthong from Holmfirth

Last of the summer wine country

Vital Statistics:

Length:6mls (9.5km)
Ascent:1,152ft (351m)
Time:3.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 10 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy114 Oxenhope Moor from Oxenhope

Easy walking to good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.5ml (10.5km)
Ascent:1,178ft (359m)
Time:3½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 11 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy126 Stoodley Pike from Lobb Mill

Easy ascent to fine views followed by a canal side stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:6ml (10.5km)
Ascent:1,237ft (377m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 12 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy152 Heptonstall Moor from Midgehole

Lovely woodland and a taste of the moor

Vital Statistics:

Length:6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:1,451ft (442m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 13 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy102 West Buck Stones and Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor) from Ilkley

Easy moorland walking with good views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,057ft (322m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 14 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy158 Bridestones Moor from Lydgate

Wild moorland and ancient trackhorse routes

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.25ml (11.5km)
Ascent:1,421ft (433m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 15 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy171 Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) from Ryburn Reservoir

Rugged gritstone country and wild moors

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.5mls (12km)
Ascent:1,241ft (378m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 16 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy155 New Laithe Moor and Hardcastle Crags from Midgehole

Superb woodland walk with fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,264ft (385m)
Time:4.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 17 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy107 Hollin Hill (Oxenhope Moor) from Ogden Water Country Park

Wild moorland - marvellous

Vital Statistics:

Length:9mls (14.5km)
Ascent:1,234ft (376m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 18 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy106 West Nab and Horseley Head Moss from Meltham

Wild moorland with fine views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:1,316ft (401m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 19 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy109 Standedge (Close Moor) from Marsden

High wild moorland views

Vital Statistics:

Length:8.5mls (13.5km)
Ascent:1,319ft (405m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 20 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy156 Stoodley Pike and Langfield Common from Lobb Mill

Great views and a canal side stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:1,543ft (470m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 21 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy163 Stoodley Pike and Erringden Moor from Lobb Mill

Great views followed by a canal side stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:1,526ft (465m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 22 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy110 Stoodley Pike and Warlands Reservoir from Lobb Mill

Great views followed by a canal side stroll

Vital Statistics:

Length:10ml (16km)
Ascent:1,533ft (467m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 23 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy176 Black Hill (Soldier's Lump) and Black Moss Reservior from Wessenden Head

The new & the old Pennine Way

Vital Statistics:

Length:9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:1,902ft (580m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 24 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy104 New Laither Moor from Midgehole

Fine waterfall and wild moorland

Vital Statistics:

Length:10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:1,900ft (579m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


Walk 25 Walking Bootprint Icon

Walk wy139 Blackstone Edge and Dog Hill (Rishworth Moor) from Ryburn Reservoir

Rugged gritstone country and wild moors

Vital Statistics:

Length:11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:1,631ft (497m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:(Moderate)


See this list of walks, routes & maps in:

Grade Order | Length Order | Time Order | Walk Number or Start Location Order
NB. To reverse (toggle) this order, click Grade Order again



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