6 of the best April walks in Yorkshire

PUBLISHED: 17:41 31 March 2020 | UPDATED: 10:10 17 April 2020

Bluebells in Middleton Woods by Terry Fletcher

Bluebells in Middleton Woods by Terry Fletcher

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during April.NOTE: In light of the government guidelines on safeguarding against the coronavirus, only take walks that are local to you and stay two metres away from other people.

The view over Cragg Vale by Terry FletcherThe view over Cragg Vale by Terry Fletcher

Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale

April 2019 issue

A testing walk, best taken in milder conditions. Explore the South Pennines, but away from the more obvious routes.

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Redmire Force by Terry FletcherRedmire Force by Terry Fletcher

West Witton

April 2018 issue

A gentle waterfall and remnants of the Knights Templar, this peaceful walk in peaceful Wensleydale combines natural beauty and local history.

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Hutton-le-Hole by Tony JohnsonHutton-le-Hole by Tony Johnson

Hutton-le-Hole

April 2017 issue

Follow field paths, forest roads and quiet lanes on this lovely Ryedale walk setting off and returning to the pretty village of Hutton-le-Hole in the North York Moors.

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Bluebells in Middleton Woods by Terry FletcherBluebells in Middleton Woods by Terry Fletcher

Ilkley

April 2016 issue

One of the finest bluebell displays in the country can be found in Middleton Woods, so what better way to take a walk around Ilkley than to take in this sight during April?

Click here to view the details of the Middleton Woods walk

Kirkham Priory by Terry FletcherKirkham Priory by Terry Fletcher

Kirkham Abbey

April 2015 issue

A walk setting off from the the Grade I listed Kirkham Priory along the River Derwent, visiting peaceful hamlets and secluded woodland. The quintessential peaceful spring amble.

Click here to view the details of the Kirkham Abbey walk

Gannets on Bempton Cliffs by Julie TaylorGannets on Bempton Cliffs by Julie Taylor

Flamborough

April 2011 issue

Spring is the best time of year for a walk around Flamborough, that’s because you can see a whole range of migrating birds on the nearby Bempton Cliffs.

Click here to view the details of the Flamborough walk

 

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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