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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.
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- 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 ...
- Easy Countryside Trail: Freers Bank and Fryton MoorEasy Countryside Trail: Freers Bank and Fryton Moor near Terrington Distance: 3.5 miles Duration: 1 to 1.5 hour Level of walk: Medium Weather Forecast Why you should do this walk… A 3.5 mile (6km) circular walk (can be shortened to 2.2 miles) around the countryside near ….
- 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.
- Sheffield Lodge Moor and Oaking Clough ReservoirAn 8-mile circular walk taking in some rarely-used spots west of Sheffield, accessible by good public transport. There is a small reservoir up on Hallam Moors, and that is the focal point of this walk. It begins with a walk through the woods above Fox Hagg, to descend to Wyming Brook, where it ascends immediately to walk along the edge of Ash Cabin Flat. Descending steeply to follow Wyming Brook Drive for a short while, it climbs west to take in the curious Head Stone before continuing across to ascend Oaking Clough and reach the small, isolated, innominate reservoir: an ideal place for lunch on a fine day.
This month's most popular Walks
- 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...
- 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.
- Tockwith and the River Nidd A 4.5 mile circular walk from the village of Tockwith, near Wetherby in North Yorkshire. If you want a fairly gentle walk along quiet country lanes and by the riverside, where your pooch has plenty of opportunities to be off the lead and have a good run by the river then this walk may be 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.
- 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...
- Flamborough Head to North Landing This exhilarating short walk takes you to the peaceful cove beach at North Landing, set snugly within the chalk cliffs of Flamborough Head. Perfect if your pooch likes a swim and you fancy relaxing on the beach for a while. This coastal walk is stunning and your well behaved dog will enjoy being off lead on all but the sections where the path runs closest to the cliff edge.
- The Cropton Round The Cropton RoundDistance: 5 miles Duration: 2 hours Level of walk: Medium Check latest weather Download this walk onto your GPS or phone (.gpx file) This walks is also available on the iFootpath website and App - The Cropton Round Why you should do this walk… If you and your pooch like the shade of woodland trails and appreciate the opportunity to have a paddle then this qu...
- Danes Dyke Beach and Sewerby A 3 mile circular walk from Danes Dyke Beach near Sewerby on the East Yorkshire coast. If you’d like to visit a beautiful and unspoilt white sandy beach that you can let your dog have a good run around on all year round, then this walk is perfect. It also includes beautiful views of the Yorkshire coast with Bridlington in the distance, and once up a little climb through the trees, stays on flat ea...
- 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.
- Grassington and Hebden A 5 mile circular walk from the village of Grassington in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire. If you’re after a fairly level Dales walk by a river, through fields and meadows, with beautiful views and also the opportunity to stop off at dog-friendly places then this could be the walk for you.
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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…