Best trails in Ilkley, West Yorkshire

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Looking for a great trail near Ilkley, West Yorkshire? AllTrails has 18 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Yorkshire Dales National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ingleborough National Nature Reserve or Seven Acres County Park. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Ilkley ranging from 1.1 to 30.2 miles and from 209 to 1,394 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Top trails (18)
#1 - The Dales Way Day 1 - Ilkley to Burnsall
Yorkshire Dales National Park
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Length: 15.7 mi • Est. 7 h 41 m
#2 - Cow and Calf - Ilkley Moor Circular
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 56 m
Ilkley - Burley Moor - Twelve Apostles - Cow and Calf - IlkleyShow more
#3 - Ilkley Moor Circular Walk
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
From Cow and Calf car park to Rocky Valley, White Wells and Ilkley Tarn This is an easy walk, but you can make it much longer. If you have young children with you, they will enjoy scrambling on the rocks at Cow and Calf, playing in the rock-strewn streams, hiding behind the rocks in Rocky Valley, seeing the plunge pool at White Wells and feeding the ducks on Ilkley Tarn.Show more
#4 - North Plantation and Coppy Wood Circular
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
This is a beautiful walk mixing country lanes, woods, and fields near Ilkley and going through the River Wharfe. You can arrive via public transit on bus or rail or park in the center of Ilkley. This route is perfect if you want to enjoy a nice day out with friends and family by foot or bike and enjoy the wildlife while having a peaceful time in nature. It is not appropriate for wheelchairs or pushcarts as it is only partially paved and many spots are muddy but there are stairs. Be sure to wear sensible footwear and outerwear. Show more
#5 - Bolton Abbey, River Wharfe, and Hare Head Circular
Yorkshire Dales National Park
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Length: 8.0 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
#6 - Ilkley and Lippersley Pike Circular
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 5 h 8 m
Enjoy this trail around Ilkley and Lippersley Pike going pass Copy and West Park Woods. Connect with nature, explore the wildlife and take some time to relax.Show more
#7 - Heritage View Circular Walk
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 41 m
This is a wonderful circular through the Ilkley Moorlands visiting many noteworthy spots including Rombald's Moor, Shepherd's Hill, and High Craig.Show more
#8 - Ilkley to March Ghyll Reservoir
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 5.0 mi • Est. 2 h
#9 - Beamsley Beacon and Storiths
Yorkshire Dales National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
#10 - Ilkley to Beamsley Beacon
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
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