6 of the best October walks in Yorkshire

One of the many ancient routes across the moors. Photo by Paul Besley

One of the many ancient routes across the moors. Photo by Paul Besley - Credit: Paul Besley

We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during October. 

Paul's dog Scout caving in Pule Hill

Paul's dog Scout caving in Pule Hill - Credit: Paul Besley

Marsden to Northern Rotcher 
October 2020 issue
The walk starts via the canal towpath to Tunnel End, the end of the Standedge Tunnels. Heading west through tiny hillside hamlets full of weavers’ cottages out on to the moors above Marsden.
Click here to view the details of the Marsden walk

The White Horse of Kilburn by Phil Moon

The White Horse of Kilburn by Phil Moon - Credit: Archant

The White Horse at Kilburn
October 2019 issue
Take in one of Yorkshire’s finest vantage points, the panorama of wooded lands is simply stunning at this time of the year.
Click here to view the details of the Kilburn walk

Rochdale Canal at Littleborough by John Cocks

Rochdale Canal at Littleborough by John Cocks - Credit: Archant

Littleborough
October 2018 issue
Take a walk in the South Pennines on this watery walk that passes by a number of reservoirs that dot the area.
Click here to view the details of the Littleborough walk

Wainstones by Terry Fletcher

Wainstones by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Chop Gate
October 2017 issue
Take a stroll around wooded tracks in the North York Moors, it’s the time of year where you may catch a glimpse of purple heather on the moors.
Click here to view the details of the Chop Gate walk

Ruins of Rievaulx Abbey by Terry Fletcher

Ruins of Rievaulx Abbey by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Rievaulx Abbey
October 2016 issue
A glorious walk in the Hambleton Hills past Rievaulx Abbey, walking through woodland at this time of year is a delight.
Click here to view the details of the Hambleton Hills walk

Howgill Fells from the Ocky

Howgill Fells from the Ocky - Credit: Archant

Dentdale
October 2015 issue
A strange quirk of the complex boundaries in this part of the world. You’re in Cumbria, but also within the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales.
Click here to view the details of the Dentdale 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 assure there are no major changes.