Walking at Marsden Moor

Walkers with dog on Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

From self-led walks to guided tours there's something to please everyone at our special place

Guided walks at Marsden Moor

Whether you are new to the area or would like to walk in a friendly group, our guided walks are a great way to explore Marsden Moor on foot. With walks of varying lengths and difficulties all year round, there is something to suit everyone.
 
Click here to download details of this year’s guided walks and events. (PDF / 1MB) download
 
Here are a few highlights from our events programme;
  • Marsden Meanders - a series of slow-paced walks perfect for walkers who are looking to extend their range
  • Hidden Histories - short walks exploring the heritage and legends of Marsden
  • Family walks - short walks suitable for all the family
  • Challenge walks - our longest and hardest guided walks, not for the faint hearted!
  • Themed walks - discover more about wildlife and conservation of Marsden Moor
Walking groups are welcome to join our guided walks, but please let us know in advance. If you would like to arrange a guided walk for your community group or organisation please contact the Estate Office on 01484 847016
 

Downloadable walks

Marsden Moor heritage trail north

The orange route (below) is a 10 mile circular route, starting in Marsden.
 

Marsden Moor heritage trail south

The yellow route (below) is an eight mile circular walk, again, starting in Marsden.
 

Pule Hill Circular

Download the circular walk (below). Walk around the base of Pule Hill, starting in Marsden village
 

Upcoming walks at Marsden Moor

Walking for Health

Fancy a gentle stroll in the country, trying to get back into walking or want to meet new people? Why not join our Health walks for a two to four mile sociable stroll suitable for all ages and abilities.
 

Events at Marsden Moor

The Pennine Way

The Pennine Way goes 270 miles from the Peak District to the Scottish Borders. The route goes through the Marsden Moor Estate, down the Wessenden Valley and across Black Moss and then along Millstone Edge.
Find out more about the Pennine Way
 

Try Nordic walking

Nordic walking is a great way of walking, with poles, which gives great all round exercise and reduces stress on joints. Give it a go.

Upcoming events

Friday Plant Sales

Fri 22 Sep 2017
10:00-15:00
Brighten up your garden and support our conservation work when you buy a great value, home-grown garden plant.

Hail Caesar Walk

Sat 23 Sep 2017
10:00-16:00
Step back in history on this 10 mile walk and discover a hidden Roman road as you follow ancient tracks to the Roman forts at Castleshaw.

End of season plant sale

Sat 23 Sep 2017
10:30-15:00
Pick up some garden bargains with price reductions and this end of season plant sale. Volunteers will be on hand to help. All proceed help to support our work.

Nordic Walking

Mon 25 Sep 2017
10:15-12:15
Suitable for novices and experienced walkers, this weekly walk will allow you to develop your technique.

Health Walk

Wed 27 Sep 2017
10:45-13:00
Come and enjoy some fresh air, great scenery and good company on our health walks.

Black as the Raven

Sat 07 Oct 2017
09:30-16:30
Join us for this challenging 14 mile walk across the eastern part of the estate, taking in part of the old Pennine Way and including rugged off-path walking