6 of the best August walks in Yorkshire

PUBLISHED: 16:30 03 August 2020

Staithes Harbour by Tim Dunn

Staithes Harbour by Tim Dunn

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during August. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

Hazy Sunshine, Staithes by Janet DanksHazy Sunshine, Staithes by Janet Danks

Staithes to Port Mulgrave

August 2019 issue

While many head to the popular resorts of Scarborough and Whitby for the summer trips, Staithes remains one of Yorkshire’s hidden gems.

Click here to view the details of the Staithes to Port Mulgrave walk

Hawkswick haymeadows by Terry FletcherHawkswick haymeadows by Terry Fletcher

Littondale

August 2018 issue

Heading out from the popular village of Arncliffe, we follow ancient trackways to explore the beautiful Littondale valley.

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Old Kilns At Bank Top,Rosedale by Janet DanksOld Kilns At Bank Top,Rosedale by Janet Danks

Rosedale Abbey

August 2017 issue

For this walk, we head the picturesque village of Rosedale Abbey in the North York Moors, a tranquil reatreat which belies its industrial past.

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Yachts on Hornsea mere by Terry FletcherYachts on Hornsea mere by Terry Fletcher

Hornsea

August 2016 issue

Another hidden gem on the Yorkshire coast, this time we head to the south east corner of Yorkshire near Hornsea for an inland walk.

Click here to view the details of the West Ayton walk

Winterburn Reservoir by Terry FletcherWinterburn Reservoir by Terry Fletcher

Winterburn

August 2015 issue

The hotspots of Malham and Grassington will be busy in August, so we suggest you head to a spot of the dales that lies in between the two.

Click here to view the details of the West Ayton walk

Penhill, Wensleydale by Terry FletcherPenhill, Wensleydale by Terry Fletcher

West Witton

August 2014 issue

Many people will head to Penhill and navigate themselves towards the summit, but suggest you avoid this and travel towards Penhill Beacon, as the name suggests, it’s a superb vanatage point,

Click here to view the details of the West Ayton 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. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.

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