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Walking

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The Yorkshire Dales is a fabulous place to go walking whether you are looking for a gentle stroll besides one of the many rivers, or you are looking for a hike on a wild and empty moorland.

Starting out

If you find walking a challenge or your group includes a wheelchair or buggy then have a look in our Access for all abilities section.

If your navigation is not up to scratch or you are not a confident walker, you can always join a guided walk or take one of the suggested short walks which are based around village centres.

Check out the menu on the left for details of short walks, long distance trails and guided walks.

If you are planning to walk with your dog please visit our bringing your dog page.

Always follow the Countryside Code.

Staying safe 

It's brilliant to get out into the great outdoors but it is also vital that you stay safe. You can find out the things you need to consider before heading out into the hills and what to do in an emergency on our Being safe in the National Park page.

Walking safety guide

Great Outdoors Superstore have produced an excellent safety guide to walking that is applicable to many outdoor activities that you could enjoy in the National Park as well as walking. It gives handy hints about the essential preparation you should do before heading out into the hills as well as what to do if you find yourself in trouble. There is also space to record your personal details and other information that might be needed in an emergency. And even better, there's a discount code that will give you 10% off orders made on www.greatoutdoorssuperstore.co.uk!

 

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