Ilkley Moor

Escape to scenic Bradford #Walkshire

One of the best ways to explore Bradford district is on foot. Renowned for our rolling hills and rugged moorland, Bradford is a paradise for walkers of all abilities. You will find three Walkers are Welcome towns throughout the district, Bingley, Baildon and Burley in Wharfedale which proves we really are walker friendly.
There are lots of walks for all abilities including long distance walks or you can simply enjoy the peace and tranquility as you stroll along the canal towpaths.
Walk in the footsteps of the famous Brontë sisters. Haworth, West Yorkshire ... Top Withens, Haworth Moor - the inspiration for Wuthering Heights.
A selection of self-guided walks mainly away from the hustle and bustle.  Showing off the diverse countryside that the Bradford District has to offer. New routes added on a regular basis.

Discover more with Love Exploring

Have you every visited a place and wished there was more to do? The Love Exploring app provides free Games, Trails and detailed Maps to help you discover more about Bradford parks and green spaces.  The Love Exploring app is available in the App store and Google Play store.

Go #Walkshire 

Love to walk? Discover walking routes across Yorkshire.  Engage with us by using the hashtag #Walkshire and tag @visitBradford on social media!


With over thirty public parks, epic moorland and rolling hills, the Bradford district is made for exploring. The dramatic Pennine countryside and wide open spaces are ideal for walkers, cyclists and days out with the family.

Bradford District currently has three Walkers are Welcome towns; Bingley, Baildon and Burley in Wharfedale. By having this accolade you can feel confident exploring Bradford’s stunning countryside with other very experienced walkers.


Guided Walks

Heritage Trail
Go walking with Nigel Grizzard a prominent local historian, passionate about Bradford’s industrial heritage.
Bronte Adventures
Take a walk on the wild side, with Bronte Adventures.  Discover the landscapes, that inspired the Brontës.
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Have a magical day to remember.  Over Yonder can help you create an adventure just for you and your group.

South, East and West Bradford

A selection of self-guided walks mainly away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist hotspots.

The Fair Trade Way

The Fair Trade Way is a scenic, circular walking route linking all the Fairtrade villages and towns in around Bradford.