6 of the best May walks in Yorkshire

Penyghent is seen behind the church tower in Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Penyghent is seen behind the church tower in Horton-in-Ribblesdale - Credit: Archant

We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during June. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likely to be a part of everyday life for the foreseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

A barn at North Grimstone by Terry Fletcher

A barn at North Grimstone by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

North Grimston
May 2019 issue
Walk through the Howardian Hills from North Grimston, making a long climb to the top of Settrington Beacon.
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Hambleton Drove Rd by Terry Fletcher

Hambleton Drove Rd by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Nether Silton
May 2018 issue
Drove Roads linked the wild corners of the countryside and provided routes for livestock to be brought to market. We follow a section of such road in the form of the centuries-old Hambleton Street.
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Pen-Y-Ghent by Terry Fletcher

Pen-Y-Ghent by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Pen-Y-Ghent and Plover Hill
May 2017 issue
Take in one of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks at Pen-y-ghent and onto to its smaller neighbour, Plover HIll.
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Robin Hood's Bay by Terry Fletcher

Robin Hood's Bay by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay
May 2016 issue
Follow the cliff edge from the historic port of Whitby to the smugglers’ haunt of Robin Hood’s Bay.
Click here to view the details of the Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay walk

Richmond Castle by Anna Whiteley

Richmond Castle by Anna Whiteley - Credit: Archant

Richmond
May 2015 issue
Explore beautiful Richmond before heading for a gentle valley walk beside the River Swale.
Click here to view the details of the Richmond walk

Nunnington Hall by Terry Fletcher

Nunnington Hall by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Nunnington Hall
May 2014 issue
The Howardian Hills are steeped in history and this walk, which also takes in the valley of the Rye, visits two of the most historic buildings in the area: Nunnington Hall and Stonegrave Minister.
Click here to view the details of the Nunnington Hall walk


All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and confirm there are no major changes.


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