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.
White Horse and Kilburn Woods
‘White Horse and Kilburn Woods
Duration: 1 hour
Level of walk: Easy View Walks Key
Why you should do this walk…
A 1.5 mile circular walk around the Kilburn White Horse in North Yorkshire. If you and your pooch love a short sharp start to get the blood pumping, then this little walk is for you. Once you’ve done the climb, you are rewarded with superb views of the Vale of York and there are even some woods for you to explore on the way down.
The walk begins with a long steep climb including several flights of steps. There is a hand rail to help on the steepest sections. After the initial climb, it is all level and then downhill. There are no stiles on route and the route is free from livestock.