The Harland Way: Wetherby to Spofforth Railway Walk

There are so many dog walks on the Harland Way. These are my favourite kinds of walk as they have lots of hills to go up and throw my ball down!

For this one, you park in the old Wetherby Railway Station Car Park – on the Linton side of Wetherby. The path leads directly from here towards Spofforth.

Spot my ball?

This path is wide and good for walkers, kids, dogs and cyclists. There is a variety of routes to take and many crossroads to turn different ways!

Ball is life!

The paths are well sign posted and have railway bridges crossing over the top. As it opens up towards Spofforth you’ll get a glimpse of Spoffoth Castle.

Try the Castle Pub in Spofforth for a dog friendly pub for lunch, if you fancy turning this three mile walk into a six mile circuit, you can loop back and try Kofi and Co in Wetherby – they have the best brunch around and a great selection of smoothies.

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Ingleborough – A Winter Walk Above The Clouds

I love walking in Winter. After a heavy snowfall, the crisp and cold dry air. There is something I find exhilarating about then climbing up above the clouds to see the landscape, from above, in all its glory.

I had set my sights of climbing up Ingleborough in the ice and snow and then one day the conditions were perfect for it. Blue skies above the cloud inversion. The Yorkshire Dales covered in white snow. I set off before dawn so I could take my time and enjoy the whole day. These days always create memories.

I have spent many a moment in my life on Ingleborough. Be it via the Yorkshire 3 Peaks or on a days walk on a whim. To see it on this day and these weather conditions makes you see the world in a whole new way and get so much satisfaction from making the effort.

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