If you reach the top of Roseberry Topping, you might even beat the clouds © Gareth Wilson

If you reach the top of Roseberry Topping, you might even beat the clouds

Explore Yorkshire on foot

Bracing coastal walks, invigorating hill climbs or gentle parkland strolls? Even on the greyest winter day, stepping out into fresh air can be just what you need to lift your spirits. Check out our walking map to find a new route near you.

Get on your bike in Yorkshire

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New year, new you?

Been thinking about getting active for 2015? Not keen on the gym? No, us neither. We reckon you're much more likely to stick to your resolutions if you find some nice surroundings to do your exercise in...

Join a parkrun

Get your running shoes on and join in Killerton parkrun

parkrun is a weekly, timed 5km race. It's free to take part - just register online before turning up on the day. Come back each week to try and beat your own times. 

We currently hold weekly parkruns at Fountains Abbey and Nostell Priory.

Challenging trails


The North York Moors is not terrain for the casual jogger - but if you're up to the challenge you'll be rewarded with some amazing scenery to take in on the way. Try these for starters:

Dog walks in Yorkshire

 We think Yorkshire has just as much to offer dogs as it does humans. But don't just take our word for it - we asked Pig, the star of our dogcam video, to recommend his favourite Yorkshire places.

Outdoors in Yorkshire

We challenged George, Ted and their four-legged friends to take on lots of outdoor challenges in Yorkshire. Here's some of what they did.