6 of the best May walks in Yorkshire

PUBLISHED: 15:51 28 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:29 22 May 2020

Penyghent is seen behind the church tower in Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Penyghent is seen behind the church tower in Horton-in-Ribblesdale

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

A barn at North Grimstone by Terry FletcherA barn at North Grimstone by Terry Fletcher

North Grimston

May 2019 issue

Walk through the Howardian Hills from North Grimston, making a long climb to the top of Settrington Beacon.

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Hambleton Drove Rd by Terry FletcherHambleton Drove Rd by Terry Fletcher

Nether Silton

May 2018 issue

Drove Roads linked the wild corners of the countryside and provided routes for livestock to be brought to market. We follow a section of such road in the form of the centuries-old Hambleton Street.

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Pen-Y-Ghent by Terry FletcherPen-Y-Ghent by Terry Fletcher

Pen-Y-Ghent and Plover Hill

May 2017 issue

Take in one of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks at Pen-y-ghent and onto to its smaller neighbour.

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Robin Hood's Bay by Terry FletcherRobin Hood's Bay by Terry Fletcher

Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay

May 2016 issue

Follow the cliff edge from the historic port of Whitby to the smugglers’ haunt of Robin Hood’s Bay.

Click here to view the details of the Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay walk

Richmond Castle by Anna WhiteleyRichmond Castle by Anna Whiteley

Richmond

May 2015 issue

Explore beautiful Richmond before heading for a gentle valley walk beside the River Swale.

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Nunnington Hall by Terry FletcherNunnington Hall by Terry Fletcher

Nunnington Hall

May 2014 issue

The Howardian Hills are steeped in history and this walk, which also takes in the valley of the Rye, visits two of the most historic buildings in the area: Nunnington Hall and Stonegrave Minister.

Click here to view the details of the Nunnington Hall 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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