Welcome to dogwalksyorkshire
If you love dogs, walking and Yorkshire, then you’ve come to the right place.
Dog Walks Yorkshire is a free dog-friendly walking guide to the best of the Yorkshire countryside. All of our walks are dog-friendly and have clear, easy-to-follow, step by step directions plus maps and pictures to help you and your pooch stay on track.
There are coastal walks, woodland rambles, trails in the Dales and riverside jaunts all waiting to be explored.
Have a great day out with your pooch.
Latest from the blog
- iFootpath and DogWalksYorkshire Become OneiFootpath is pleased to announce that it is now the proud owner of another excellent walking website, DogWalksYorkshire. As current iFootpath customers know, our mission in life is to make walking accessible, fun and stress-free for seasoned walkers and newcomers alike. When we first came across the DogWalksYorkshire website we were pleased to find like-minded folk with a similar ethos, albeit specifically aimed at dog walkers in Yorkshire. When we learned that the current DogWalksYorkshire ...
- Five family activities to enjoy with your dogThere’s nothing quite as much fun for a family as spending time together with your family’s dog. If you’re a dog owner, you know this already – watching these friendly animals bounding around, grinning from ear to ear, enjoying being with the family, just puts a smile on your face like nothing else quite can. And with the weather cooling off soon as the autumn approaches, it’s a great time of year to get outside and enjoy some family activities with your dog. Here are five activities we think ...
- Want a dog but work?Have you always wanted a dog but are worried about leaving them alone whilst you are at work? If so, we have the perfect solution for you. In Bielby, East Yorkshire you’ll find a Hearing Dogs training centre. Here our wonderful and intelligent dogs learn how to transform the lives of deaf people. We teach them how to alert to important sounds such as the doorbell and alarm clock, plus danger signals like the smoke alarm. Hearing dogs also offer emotional support to deaf people which make them ...
- Swinton Estate Trails: Masham CircularA 6km (4 mile) circular walk between Swinton Park and the North Yorkshire market town of Masham. This is a lovely varied walk, enjoying beautiful riverside paths alongside the River Burn and River Ure and visiting the bustling town of Masham.
- Easy Countryside Trail: Freers Bank and Fryton MoorA 3.5 mile (6km) circular walk (can be shortened to 2.2 miles) around the countryside near Terrington in North Yorkshire. The route follows a beautiful high ridge through woodland and then with superb panoramic views.
- Easy Countryside Trail: Terrington Mowthorpe LaneA 2.5 mile (4km) there and back walk from the village of Terrington in North Yorkshire. This simple route allows you to experience the tranquillity and far-reaching views of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, without venturing too far from civilisation. This walk is part of the Howardian Hills Easy Countryside Trails collection, published through a collaboration between iFootpath and the Howardian Hills AONB Partnership, with the aim of providing countryside access for all in the Howardian Hills.
- Easy Countryside Trail: Hovingham and CawtonA 3.5 mile (6km) there and back walk from the idyllic village of Hovingham in North Yorkshire. You will have chance to discover the village itself, with its beautiful stone buildings and a babbling stream, before setting out on a peaceful journey along the Ebor Way through open arable fields with far reaching views to the woodland ridges. This walk is part of the Howardian Hills Easy Countryside Trails collection, published through a collaboration between iFootpath and the Howardian Hills AONB Partnership, with the aim of providing countryside access for all in the Howardian Hills
- Hardcastle Crags and Hebden WaterA 3 mile circular walk around the wooded Pennine valley of Hardcastle Crags, near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. Owned by the National Trust the valley comprises a beautiful shallow river, Hebden Water with steep wooded valley sides and you will have chance to discover lots of wildlife plus some industrial archaeology along the way. If you have children with you, you may wish to bring along crayons and paper as there are several engraved markers around the site, showing the various leaves and seeds in the woodland.
- Worsbrough Country Park CircularA level easy walk suitable for all the family around a reservoir and country park. If you want to make a day of it, there are other attractions nearby. Wigfield Farm has a wide collection of animals (sheep, ponies, donkeys and meerkats) and is open to the public to visit. Worsbrough Mill is a working stone mill that has regular open days to demonstrate the milling process. Stone ground products are also available to purchase.
This month's most popular Walks
- Knaresborough, the Nidd Gorge and Old Bilton A 6.5 mile circular walk from Knaresborough, close to Harrogate in North Yorkshire. If your dog deserves an energetic romp – mostly off-lead, with some climbs and the added bonus of the opportunity of a swim in the quieter parts of the River Nidd, why not consider this walk? The Nidd Gorge is stunning and a magnet for walkers, while the pretty market town of Knaresborough has many dog-friendly pla...
- Robin Hood’s Bay A 6 mile circular walk from Robin Hood’s Bay on the North Yorkshire coast. Beginning with a wide easy to follow path, the walk offers a good steady climb opening up magnificent views of the North Sea, the coast and Ravenscar. The more strenuous return leg along the cliff tops eventually drops into historic Robin Hood’s Bay with its attractions, pubs and cafes. There’s plenty of opportunity for you...
- Osmotherley and the Cleveland Way A 6.5 mile circular walk from the village of Osmotherley in the Hambleton Hills in North Yorkshire, at the western edge of the North York Moors. The expansive views and peace and quiet are great for you, while your pooch will love the extensive off-lead freedom and a couple of opportunities for a paddle along the way.
- Settle and Victoria Cave A 4 mile circular walk from Settle in the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire. The highlights of this walk are the great views of Pen–y-ghent and Ingleborough, two of the three Yorkshire Peaks, great if you and your dog haven’t got time to walk up them right now – there’s always another day of course! The caves add intrigue to the walk and being so close to the Warrendale Knotts is awesome, but the...
- Westow and the River Derwent A 4 mile circular walk from the village of Westow in North Yorkshire. This walk is for you if you’re looking for a gentle and quiet wander through arable fields, with plenty of wide open spaces and a lovely riverside section. The walk offers great views of the beautiful Wolds through unspoilt countryside not frequently visited by the masses! This is a very pretty circular walk.
- Filey and the Centenary Way A 4 mile circular walk from the coastal town of Filey in North Yorkshire. Filey is a charming seaside town with some dog-friendly stretches of beach, ideal for a good romp. If you and your dog need a bit more than a romp along the beach at Filey, this walk will give you an interesting route along green lanes and some touristy areas and also through fields along the Centenary Way.
- Welburn and Castle Howard A 5.5 mile circular walk from the village of Welburn in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire. This walk is great if you and your dog would like to stretch your legs on a fairly long, flat walk, through beautiful woodland and fields with inspiring views of the Castle Howard estate.
- Grewelthorpe and Hackfall Grewelthorpe and Hackfall Distance: 6 miles Duration: 2 hours Level of walk: Medium Check latest weather Please note that several walkers have found the first part of this walk very difficult to navigate because of the high stiles. We, therefore, recommend that you follow the Hackfall Explorer Trail Why you should do this walk… Located...
- Kirkham Priory and along the River Derwent A 5 mile circular walk from Kirkham Priory in North Yorkshire. If you want a picturesque start to a walk, you can’t get much better than this one! Starting at the majestic ruins of Kirkham Priory next to the River Derwent, the route follows woodland and open paths through the pretty Howardian Hills before returning along the riverbank. The walk offers you and your pooch a bit of a climb to get the...
- Stamford Bridge and the River Derwent – Long. If you want to give your dog a good long walk with a lot of off-lead time and an opportunity to have a swim or paddle in the river along the way. This is an easy to follow route on flat terrain through pretty open countryside, with the return leg closely following the River Derwent.
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Dog Friendly? … It’s Not That Simple
Walking with a dog is a true joy, a daily pleasure that I wouldn’t want to miss out on and, here at We want to help all dog owners to get more out of their dog walks. Why then, we are often asked, don’t we tag the relevant walks as ‘dog friendly’? Our answer is simple, dog friendly means different things to different people. Here we explore what makes a good dog walk and how you can find the right iFootpath walk for you and your canine pal…