6 of the best July walks in Yorkshire

PUBLISHED: 08:12 07 July 2020 | UPDATED: 08:12 07 July 2020

Huts in the sun, Scarborough by Garry Hornby

Huts in the sun, Scarborough by Garry Hornby

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We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during July. 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.

Stoodley Pike by Paul Hansper-CowgillStoodley Pike by Paul Hansper-Cowgill

Calder Valley

July 2019 issue

Take a walk through the Calder Valley from Hebden Bridge, passing by one of the most iconic landmarks in West Yorkshire, the Stoodley Pike monument.

Click here to view the details of the Calder Valley walk

 

North Bay Scarborough by Rose HabberleyNorth Bay Scarborough by Rose Habberley

Scalby Mills

July 2018 issue

Avoid the crowds at the beach for the time being and explore the beautiful countryside inland and close to Scarborough.

Click here to view the details of the Scalby Mills walk

 

Looking towards Hayburn Wyke from The Cleveland Way coast path by Rebecca BrookesLooking towards Hayburn Wyke from The Cleveland Way coast path by Rebecca Brookes

Ravenscar and Hayburn Wyke

July 2017 issue

Ravenscar is one coastal location where you won’t find crowds. Once mooted as a resort to rival the famous Yorkshire favourites, but those plans never came to fruition.

Click here to view the details of the Ravenscar walk

 

Embsay Reservoir by Phil MoonEmbsay Reservoir by Phil Moon

Barden Moor and Embsay Reservoir

July 2016 issue

This walk makes use of the Bolton Abbey Estate’s Barden Moor Access Area and although some of it is on public rights of way, other sections make use of access land and permissive paths which can be closed for shooting later on in the summer.

Click here to view the details of the Barden Moor walk

 

Hunmaby church by Terry FletcherHunmaby church by Terry Fletcher

Hunmanby

July 2015 issue

With the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors the most popular destinations for walkers, the Wolds are often overlooked. In these times, avoiding the popular spots is possibly the preferred option.

Click here to view the details of the Hunmanby walk

 

2014 Ayton Castle by Terry Fletcher2014 Ayton Castle by Terry Fletcher

West Ayton

July 2014 issue

Another walk exploring the area inland from Scarborough, this time we head to the Forge Valley, starting from the twin villages of East and West Ayton.

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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