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Image: Hewenden Viaduct by Rob Ford Photography

Experience the Great Outdoors

Renowned for our rolling hills and rugged moorland, Bradford district is a paradise for walkers and cyclists or to simply escape and enjoy the big blue skies and inspiring views. Depending when you visit the countryside can be either tranquil and inviting or wild and windswept.

The rugged and beautiful Pennine countryside and open spaces is what makes Bradford district picturesque and inviting and home to many fantastic walks taking in spectacular views.

You can take a walk on Ilkley Moor where you'll find breathtaking views and the Swastika Stone, one of the many carved pre-historic rocks found on the moor. You can visit Brontë Country and explore the rugged moorland once inspiration for the Brontë sisters.

So whether you want to grab your walking boots and binoculars, or jump on your bike, the decision is yours but Bradford district is the obvious choice!

Bradford District Fair Trade Way

The Fair Trade Way is a scenic, circular walking route linking all the Fairtrade villages and towns in the Bradford district. The route is currently being developed and uses public footpaths through the district’s beautiful countryside, passing places of historical interest.

Walk 1 - Shipley to Bingley

Walk 2 - Bingley to Baildon

Walk 3 - Baildon to Burley in Wharfedale