6 of the best May walks in Yorkshire
PUBLISHED: 15:51 28 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:29 22 May 2020
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.
May 2019 issue
Walk through the Howardian Hills from North Grimston, making a long climb to the top of Settrington Beacon.
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.
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.
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.
May 2015 issue
Explore beautiful Richmond before heading for a gentle valley walk beside the River Swale.
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.
All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.