A 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.
Duration: 3 hours
Level of walk: Easy to Medium on extended version View Walks Key
Why you should do this walk…
A 6 mile circular walk from the village of North Dalton in East Yorkshire. The route follows a mixture of flint tracks and green lanes across fields and by woods; all with lovely views of the Wolds. The picturesque village of North Dalton is situated around the village pond, which has The Star public house on its south side.
The walk follows easy terrain, with only gentle gradients. There are no stiles or livestock on route and just a few gates to negotiate. Well-behaved dogs should be able to enjoy plenty of off-lead time