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Walking: It’s guaranteed – this walk is a top-drawer winner

This circuit feels a bit special – there is an ambience about it which just strikes the perfect note.

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Walking: An out-of-the-way rural oasis with something special

This circuit is a delight, weaving its way through a surprisingly-attractive landscape mainly untouched by the walking fraternity.

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Fountains Abbey.

Six of the Best: National Trust spring walks

Spring has sprung, the clocks have gone forward, so what better way to celebrate longer, lighter nights and the run up to summer than six National Trust spring walks

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Easy going by the side of Savin Royd Wood towards the paintballing centre.

Walking: Stepping back to the pastoral days before King Coal

A green and pleasant land has replaced what was once a coal-ravaged countryside in South Yorkshire.

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Walking: It’s time to hit North Yorkshire’s famed daffodil trail

What a stunning circuit through the North York Moors! Just the job as the new walking season gets under way with the arrival of spring.

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Walking: Quiet going in the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales

Here is a fine circuit through the foothills of the Dales – completely off the beaten track (you won’t see a soul!)

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Walking: A mysterious link with the Druids in a Yorkshire wood

This journey through a true “Cinderella” corner of North Yorkshire is a fine offering with marvellous views, unknown paths and sampling to the full the delights of a green and pleasant landscape.

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The final leg by the banks of the River Washburn.

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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