Woodland walks in Yorkshire

Woodlands are a great place to walk. We've got plenty of routes you can download soak up tranquil surroundings, beautiful views or to simply get closer to nature.

Couple walking along De Grey's path to the abbey
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Fountains Abbey ancient trees walk 

On this circular walk you'll learn a little more about the ancient trees in the Deer Park and gain insights into 18th-century landscaping.

The stony summit of Roseberry Topping rises above Newton Wood
Walking trail

Roseberry Topping and Newton Wood walk 

A short and challenging ascent of North Yorkshire's most famous hill via Newton Wood.

View across Scarth Wood Moor near Osmotherley

Scarth Wood Moor loop and Mount Grace Priory

A circular walk taking in a variety of scenic settings: a reservoir, a picturesque village, woodlands and moorland, with panoramic views along the way.

Obelisk Lodge at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire

Nostell Obelisk Walk

Enjoy a walk in the parkland: a mosaic of interconnecting habitats, with pockets of ancient woodland, traditional grazing pasture and wildflower meadows.

A tawny owl dozes on a branch in dappled sunlight

Roseberry Topping woodland wildlife walk

This walk will take you to some of the best wildlife spots in the woods, lead you to you some beautiful woodland wildflowers, and point out a few historical features too.

Janet's Foss waterfall at Malham, Yorkshire Dales

Malham village to Janet’s Foss

A scenic walk from Malham village to the magical waterfall at Janet's Foss, following the beck along gravel paths and through fields and woodlands.