7 great walks in Richmondshire

PUBLISHED: 09:05 21 January 2020 | UPDATED: 11:19 25 April 2020

Richmond Castle by Anna Whiteley

Richmond Castle by Anna Whiteley

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Richmondshire covers a part a large section of the most popular sections of the Yorkshire Dales, making it a perfect base for a walking break.

River Swale and Richmond Castle by Terry FletcherRiver Swale and Richmond Castle by Terry Fletcher

Richmond

What better way to start of a selection of walks around Richmondshire than a walk around Richmond, a mixture of town and country.

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West Witton, Wensleydale by Terry FletcherWest Witton, Wensleydale by Terry Fletcher

Penhill and West Witton

This walk of field paths and moorland tracks begins in the Dales village famed for the Burning of Bartle.

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Aysgarth upper falls by Terry FletcherAysgarth upper falls by Terry Fletcher

Aysgarth Falls

Head over to Wensleydale with this walk around Aysgarth that takes in the spectacular triple waterfalls of Aysgarth with the fortress of Bolton Castle as its turning point.

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Bainbridge by Robert J. DuckBainbridge by Robert J. Duck

Bainbridge

Set off from the beautiful village of Bainbridge and explore history and folklore as well as the picturesque Yorkshire Dales landscape.

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Reeth swing bridge by Terry FletcherReeth swing bridge by Terry Fletcher

Reeth

This walk starts from Reeth, with its fine Georgian buildings set around the vast village green, and then explores Maiden Castle and the industrial pat of this area.

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Buttercups in Muker Meadows by Gordon RatcliffeButtercups in Muker Meadows by Gordon Ratcliffe

Muker

Billed as one of the finest walks in the Dales, we take delightful paths beside the dancing River Swale, take a high moorland crossing and then a glimpse into Swaledales industrial past.

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Hawes by Philip DoncasterHawes by Philip Doncaster

Hawes

Hawess is a popular location for those visiting the Dales, with many distractions to keep you occupied. It's also the start and end point for this walk, perfect for those who want to explore the surrounding countryside.

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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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