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

Nordic Walking

Mon 20 Nov 2017
10:15-12:15
Suitable for novices and experienced walkers, this weekly walk will allow you to develop your technique.

Health Walk

Wed 22 Nov 2017
10:45-13:00
Come and enjoy some fresh air, great scenery and good company on our health walks.

Christmas Tree Sales

Sat 02 Dec 2017
09:30-15:30
Come and choose your Christmas Tree from a selection of beautiful Fir Trees, buy a gift and tuck into mince pies and mulled wine. December weekends - subject to availability

Seasonal Saunter

Sun 10 Dec 2017
11:00-15:00
Escape the Christmas preparation and join us for a 6 mile moorland walk, with a stop for mince pies and mulled wine.

Boxing Day Walk

Tue 26 Dec 2017
12:00-15:00
Blow away the cobwebs on an invigorating 5 mile walk above Marsden, great for all the family.

New Year's Day Walk

Mon 01 Jan 2018
11:00-14:00
Celebrate the New Year and enjoy winter views of Marsden on this family friendly 5 mile walk.