Countryside in Yorkshire
Whether you fancy a gentle stroll through a deer park, a spring hike in the Dales, or a bracing walk along the coast, there are lots of opportunities to stretch your legs and explore the countryside across Yorkshire. Wander through the glorious landscapes of the Dales and North York Moors and enjoy far-reaching views along the way. Here are some favourite countryside locations in the region.
Discover the many opportunities to explore the stunning natural landscapes across Yorkshire.
Discover the Yorkshire Dales with their rolling countryside, steep-sided valleys, heather-covered moorland and a patchwork of dry stone walls and barns.
Find out what the Yorkshire Coast has to offer, from fossil hunting and walking routes, to the villages that reveal the human history of this wild landscape.
From rocks to moorland, Brimham Rocks offers a host of different of features for visitors. Take a look at the highlights of what you might see on your next visit.
Discover fascinating rock formations hewn by the elements from Jurassic-era sedimentary rock over millennia, then spot wildlife in the surrounding Bridestones nature reserve.
From bats to beetles and skylarks there's plenty to be discovered at Hardcastle Crags, where 15 miles of paths are ready to be explored. The northern hairy wood ant can be found in the woodland here, living in giant dome shaped nests, some of which are up to six feet tall.
Explore the many walking trails on Marsden Moor, try Nordic walking for fitness, or join a guided walk to learn about the landscape with a National Trust volunteer.
Discover what you can do around Roseberry Topping, from climbing the hill itself to seeing geological formations at Cliff Rigg Quarry and spotting wildlife such as roe deer.