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The route around the perimeter of Yorkshire Water’s Ardsley reservoir is approximately 1.5 miles, fairly flat and offers good views across the waterside and surrounding landscape. Suitable for wheelchairs, pushchairs and kids scooters. Bikes are not permitted. There is a free car park on Haigh Moor Road in Tingley.
Dramatic moorland rock formations in North Yorkshire. This amazing collection of natural rock formations makes a great day out for families, climbers, geocachers, photographers and fresh air seekers. Let your imagination run wild and have a great day out at nature’s playground.
Free admission. Pay & display parking (free for National Trust members).
Brimham Rocks, Harrogate, HG3 4DW. 01423 780688
Have fun (re-)discovering Leeds, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air. Visit our website to buy in printed booklet or instant download format, using code Mumbler20 for 20% off all purchases.
The woodland is between these two postcodes: WF3 2BX and WF3 2DX, please be considerate of local residents if driving.
A facebook group has also been set up for this walk here.
There is a 5km permissive path around the perimeter of Oulton Hall. It is well signposted, and generally the track is very clear within the treeline around the outskirts of the course. Be aware in winter this path can get extremely muddy, so take your wellies! Not suitable for buggies.
A few options to park;
Read more about this walk on the Muddy Boots Mummy site.
With pond dipping, regular fun events and walks to help you get away from it all, RSPB Fairburn Ings is the ideal place for adults and children to find out more about wildlife. Visitor centre open daily except Christmas day. Small parking charge. Accessible paths. Shop, snacks & toilet facilities.
Fairburn Ings, Castleford, WF10 2BH. 01977 628191
St Aidans RSPB reserve is managed by the RSPB for visitors and wildlife, on behalf of Leeds City Council.
Visit our new visitor centre with cafe, shop & toilet facilities. There are 12km of trails, plus the transpennine trail which passes the nature park on the southern side. The main trails take you amongst a variety of habitats including reedbed, wetland, meadows and woodland.
See website for directions and facilities – accessible from Woodlesford, Methley and Allerton Bywater. Suitable for bikes and pushchairs.
The Sustrans site contains information about the national cycle network, wildlife conservation and art along the routes. You can search for walking and cycling routes for families which are traffic free and have lots to see and do along the way taking in some of the best countryside in the UK.
In Woodlesford this absolutely FANTASTIC woodland park offers a number of great walking trails. Wander through the pretty Eshald Wood with your toddlers or enjoy a walk along the canal, stopping off at Lemonroyd Marina or Woodlesford Lock.
For more information, head to this site.
Woodlesford Lock on the Aire & Calder Navigation, is one of the best places to escape the city and enjoy country walks. Pack your binoculars and track down exotic wooden wildlife such as elephant, antelope, giraffe, gorilla, deer and the very rare Gruffalo! dotted alongside the canal. Use the bird screens to watch a huge variety of bird life. Look out for sand martins on the riverbank, the blue flash of a kingfisher or spot a forked-tailed red kite circling in the sky.
Woodlesford Lock, Woodlesford, West Yorkshire LS26 8PU.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is the UK’s leading open-air art gallery, with 500 acres of beautiful historic parkland and six indoor galleries
Now open – advance booking essential.