Get walking at Marsden Moor

A group of hikers walking in a line across the moor on a sunny day

Join one of our award winning guided walks; from gentle evening strolls to challenging full day hikes, there's something to suit all abilities.

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 a varied walks programme throughout the year there is something to suit everyone.

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 office on 01484 847016.

Alternatively, pick up or download a leaflet for our 2020 guided walks and events. Or download one of our online walk trails below and discover it all for yourself.

The sun shines on a section of moorland overlooking a section of path that descends toward a reservoir.

Standedge circuit walk

An exhilarating circular walk, a large part of it on the Pennine Way, exploring the varied landscapes of Marsden Moor.

View of cotton grass in the sunshine at the base of Pule Hill

Pule Hill walk

A circular walk that starts along the canal towpath before gently contouring around the sides of Pule Hill.

Purple heather lines a path on Holme Moor with views over Marsden village

Deer Hill

A moderate walk that meanders up onto the moors with far reaching views following Deer Hill conduit.

Eastergate bridge; a historic, stone, packhorse bridge surrounded by trees and moorland.

Easter Gate return

A short, linear walk along the Huddersfeld narrow canal leads to a picturesque picnic spot.

Pule Hill, Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

Marsden Moor heritage trail north

Uncover the past and find out more about the rich history of Marsden Moor on this bracing walk with magnificent open moorland views.

Butterley Reservoir and Pule Hill, Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

Marsden Moor heritage trail south

A circular walk on Marsden Moor where you can find out about its rich history, from the Neolithic man through to the Industrial Revolution.

Health walks and Nordic walking

In conjunction with Kirklees Council, weekly health and Nordic walks start from the Information room in the Old Goods Yard. Fancy a gentle stroll in the countryside? Why not join a health walk for a two to four mile sociable stroll, suitable for all ages and abilities. 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! For more information on the Kirklees walking schemes visit the Kirklees Council website.

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