Welcome to the Welcome to Yorkshire Blog

Welcome to Walkshire, the year long campaign from Welcome to Yorkshire to make the county the home of walking in
Take an autumn walk or cycle ride along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to historic Saltaire. This Leeds to Saltaire
red squirrel
Try your luck on the Snaizeholme Red Squirrel Trail, a 2.5-mile circular walk around Snaizeholme featuring a special red squirrel
Bingley Five Rise Locks
Starting at the famous Five Live Locks, this is a gentle walk down the canal with a stop-off spot in
Spen Valley Greenway
Sustrans' Spen Valley Greenway is part of the National Cycle Network and runs seven miles from Dewsbury to Oakenshaw near
As chosen by the people of Yorkshire! Not an exhaustive list, but a good start to finding the best pubs
Pond at Barlow Common Nature Reserve
Once a neglected area used as a dumping ground for waste, Barlow Common near Selby is now a scenic nature
St Aidan's RSPB Nature Reserve is the hidden gem of East Leeds (although lockdown brought a lot of new visitors!).
Rochdale Canal
Childhood home of the late Ted Hughes, famous 20th-century British poet and previous English poet laureate, Mytholmroyd is often overshadowed
chalk lane
A wonderfully quiet and scenic walk. Starting and finishing at the impressive and towering Tatton Sykes Monument, it takes you
Cataractonium – or, to use its modern name, Catterick – in North Yorkshire was once a Roman Fort and boasts