4 Yorkshire autumn walks to WOW

Kilnsey's dramatic rock formation

Kilnsey's dramatic rock formation - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Grab your walking boots and head outdoors for these big views and appetite-whetting hikes

The 40 ft overhang of the 180 ft Kilnsey Crag in Upper Wharfedale

The 40 ft overhang of the 180 ft Kilnsey Crag in Upper Wharfedale - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Kilnsey Crag, Upper Wharfedale

If you like your walks to have a bit of drama then Kilnsey Crag is out to impress with its fearsome overhang on the limestone cliff. Watch thrill-seeking rock climbers (kudos if you’re one yourself) from the comfort of your hiking boots and just immerse yourself in the best of nature’s craggy wonders.

Head to: The crag is just outside of Kilnsey village in Upper Wharfedale. Yorkshiredales.com

Flamborough Lighthouse at sunrise during winter

Flamborough Lighthouse at sunrise during winter - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Flamborough lighthouse, East Yorkshire

If you’re prepared to get up early then you might be rewarded with a stunning wintry sunrise by the coast. There are few things as feel-good as coastal paths where you’re right in the thick of the elements and the sea, sky and land are your only companions. This route was voted 50th in a 2017 ITV poll to find Britain’s Favourite Walk.

Head to: You can from the car park at the RSPB’s Bempton Cliffs to Flamborough. Theoutdoorguide.co.uk

Ingleton waterfall trail, Yorkshire

Ingleton waterfall trail, Yorkshire - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Ingleton waterfalls, Yorkshire Dales

Pack a flask and your picnic and head for a wild and wonderful waterside walk. Few things are as feel-good as a whooshing waterfall and these reveal nature at its breath-taking best. Ingleton is about 25 miles away from Skipton and well sign-posted from the main A65 Skipton road, and also easily accessible from Leeds. From November last entry is 2.30pm.

Head to: Ingleton is about 25 miles away from Skipton and well sign-posted from the main A65 Skipton road, and also easily accessible from Leeds. From November last entry is 2.30pm. ingletonwaterfallstrail.co.uk

Humber estuary and the bridge. When it was built in 1981 it was the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world. A fne...

Humber estuary and the bridge. When it was built in 1981 it was the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world. A fne walk on a bright and frosty winter morning. - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Humber Bridge, Hessle

Big spaces, waterscapes and a very striking structure. When the Humber Bridge was built in 1981 it was the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world and it is still the UK’s longest. Now you can take in the views on the footpath or along the water at Hessle for grand views as you go. Head to: Humber Bridge Information Centre is situated in a large free car park next to the Humber Bridge Country Park nature reserve and with easy access to the Yorkshire Wolds Way and Trans Pennine Trail. eastriding.gov.uk

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