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Walking: A Washburn treat for winter time

In winter, the near-to-home Washburn Valley can always be relied upon to provide good sport.

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Walking: It’s wild and it’s woolly out west

By jove, but it can be wild and rugged in the South Pennines!

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Simons Seat from the descent path to Appletreewick.

Walking: It’s Yorkshire Dales walking at its very best

This happy, uplifting journey from Burnsall to the heights and wide open spaces of Appletreewick Pasture is outstanding.

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Before the mast... the route just beyond Silver Ings Farm.

Walking: A stroll around Yorkshire’s own Eiffel Tower

This very enjoyable circuit – through surprisingly-attractive countryside – is dominated throughout by the towering presence of the Emley Moor television mast.

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Walking: A bracing day out through the heather

What’s the difference between Burley Moor and Ilkley Moor? Nothing!

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Walking: Easy going in the land of delights

The lower Wharfe valley is full of delights for the walker and it is so convenient in these short days of winter.

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Walking: Step this way for a New Year treat

This is the ideal opportunity to stride into the New Year with all members of the family, young and old.

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Walking through the wood on the way from Barrowby Lane to the M1.

Walking: A Christmas stroll for all the family

What a lovely little circuit! Easy going, on the level, good waymarking, plenty of variety, nice scenery and hardly a soul in sight (not counting the odd golfer near the finish).

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Walking: Don’t miss this 25th anniversary walk

Where did 25 years go? In the blink of an eye!

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DALES VISTA: Up the fields on crossing the Skipton bypass on the way into Skipton with Flasby Fell on skyline.

Walking: A chance to sample some new ground

Well, would you believe it? On this delightful trip round that perennial favourite, Skipton, we actually managed to unearth a couple of miles of paths new to this column.

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Striding through the valley of the River Derwent with the York-Scarborough railway on the right.

Walking: Quiet strolling in a little-known corner

Kirkham Priory is one of the Cinderella monasteries of North Yorkshire.

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Walking: Close to home as the days draw in

Blimey! Where did the summer go? The clocks have gone back, the days have drawn in at a rate of knots and, perhaps, it’s time to look at cosy countryside closer to home.

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Walking: Top marks for this Yorkshire Dales adventure

A lovely autumnal day of sun and scudding cloud ensured that this circuit was one of the best of the year.

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Walking: In the shadow of the Three Peaks

Ingleborough and Penyghent – the two shapeliest of Yorkshire’s famed Three Peaks – provide a stirring backdrop throughout this circuit; the eyes are forever drawn to their summit ridges making this a day out to remember.

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The autumn spectacular in Cliffe Drive above Apperley Bridge.

Walking: A bit of paradise on your doorstep

Looking for a peaceful oasis amid the urban sprawl of Leeds and Bradford? You’ve found it!

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Valley Gardens, Harrogate.

Walking: Taking in sights of famous spa town

This interesting and intriguing circuit takes in several Harrogate attractions, including Valley Gardens, Harlow Carr Gardens and the Pine Woods.

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The sunny approach to South Holme Farm.

Walking: The Yorkshire hills with genteel touch

What a glorious day out! The Howardian Hills, a few miles north of York, are a non-stop delight – and a bit different.

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Fishing rights available for ‘tranquil’ reservoir

Fishing rights available for ‘tranquil’ reservoir

A reservoir near Bingley that is home to rainbow trout is being offered up for lease by fishing clubs.

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WHAT PLEASURES!  The lovely track over Winksley Moor.

Walking: Quiet enjoyment on secret byways

This is the land that time forgot.

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Walking: Striding through a rural backwater

All is now pristine in the deep south of our county following the sad demise of the coal industry; no longer is the skyline blighted by pithead gear and slag heaps – they have been replaced by a green and verdant landscape, reverting to the agricultural heyday of two centuries ago.

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