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Discover great outdoor activity ideas and detailed routes to follow around the UK for all types of adventurers.
With another school holiday rapidly approaching the universal question of parents everywhere is again heard... How do we keep the kids entertained this school holiday? Why not consider turning a simple family bike ride into an adventure!
The Swale Trail is just one example of the many fabulous bridleways that span throughout Wensleydale, Swaledale and beyond making The Yorkshire Dales National Park a great place to visit for an active family holiday.
Helen Pollard and the Wensleydale Bike Club took a bunch of children to explore Sutton Bank - and now you can follow the adventure too!
Piper holes provides a gentle 3-mile walk to the head of the Colne Valley. It provides some fantastic views across the wild and rugged landscape of the Marsden Moors and passes the historic Stanedge canal tunnels. It is well sign posted with Marsden Walkers are Welcome signs.
The Yorkshire Dales are awash with rolling hills and beautiful walking routes, so many that you could live there for years and still not discover them all. But if you have time for just one walk when you are in the area, you would do well to head to the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, a well maintained and trodden route taking walkers four to five miles around five sets of waterfalls from the picturesque village of Ingleton.
It’s busy in the summer but busy for a reason. This short walk packs a lot in; take in part of the Pennine Way National Trail, cross the stunning limestone pavement of Malham Cove, marvel at the enormity of Gordale Scar and get whisked away by the magical Janet’s Foss.
As the oldest of all the national parks in Britain, The Peak District has been delighting walkers and ramblers of all abilities for 65 years.
Pen-y-ghent is the perfect hill with which to give young children a taste of an outdoor challenge. The circular walk to the summit from Horton-in-Ribblesdale is under six miles – perfect for little legs or when the days are short and time is squeezed.
Cycle, walk, scramble, run on Crowden Clough: a perfect family adventure