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500! Walks in West Yorkshire Achieved.

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The interactive walking map is now fully uploaded with walks in West Yorkshire, covering the cities of Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield plus the boroughs of Calderdale and Kirklees. Introducing the new categories of pub walks, ghost walks (wooooo!), film walks, literature walks and there’s even a fine selection of countryside walks for the cricket lover.

The latest additions bring our total up to well over 500 walks, and that’s walks in West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire alone!

Next stop North Yorkshire, including the Yorkshire Dales and the lovely city of York.

Enjoy!

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City of Leeds

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Leeds is a bustling and busy city, full of trendy boutique shops and bars. There are, however, surprising opportunities for walks in Leeds, along the canal and around the city centre. Added to that the fact that the Metropolitan Borough of Leeds also includes the towns of Farsley, Garforth, Guiseley, Horsforth, Morley, Ottley, Pudsey, Rothwell, Wetherby and Yeadon and you’re all set for a casual ramble!

Database of Walks in Leeds and the surrounding area

Park Walks

Farnley Hall – A 1.25 mile circular walk for health in the parkland surrounding Farnley Hall

Becketts Walk – A 1...

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West Yorkshire

Walks in West Yorkshire

Why bother with walks in West Yorkshire? This is a metropolitan county within Yorkshire with a population of around 2.2 million people. Its rocky landscape –  with the South Pennines in the West and the Yorkshire Coalfield in the East – makes for some dramatic scenery with steep valleys and rolling hillsides and the rivers Aire and Calder. The industrial past of the region is easy to see and there are a lot of  canals and railways. The region is broken down into five Metropolitan Boroughs, and that’s the way we’re going to approach the walks.

Walks in West Yorkshire

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