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11 Wheelchair-friendly walks in Yorkshire

11 Wheelchair-friendly walks in Yorkshire
December 15, 2023

Discover our favourite wheelchair-friendly walks in Yorkshire.

Discovering wheelchair-friendly walks ensures individuals of all abilities have access to the benefits of the great outdoors.

Accessible walks enable individuals with mobility challenges to feel a sense of freedom and independence. These accessible paths not only provide a means for wheelchair users to engage with nature but also contribute to their physical well-being, mental health and overall quality of life.

 

Wheelchair-friendly walks in West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire offers a variety of wheelchair-friendly walks that allow everyone of all abilities to explore the stunning landscapes the region has to offer.

Here are our favourite wheelchair-friendly walks in West Yorkshire:

1. Bowers Lake and Astley Lake Circular

Location: Castleford, West Yorkshire

Distance: 5.3km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

2. Newmillerdam Country Park Circular

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Distance: 2.9km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

3. Pugneys Park and Lake Circular

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Distance: 2.6km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

4. Ardsley Reservoir

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Distance: 2.6km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

5. Woodlesford Lock Circular

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Distance: 2.9km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

 

Wheelchair-friendly walks in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire provides a range of wheelchair-accessible walks that showcase the region's natural beauty.

Here are our favourite wheelchair-friendly walks in North Yorkshire:

1. Forge Valley Woods

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Distance: 2.6km

Difficulty: Moderate

Follow the route here.

2. Helmsley Discovery Trail

Location: North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire

Distance: 2.1km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

3. Newburgh Priory and Colley Broach Road

Location: Newburgh, North Yorkshire

Distance: 5.0km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

 

Wheelchair-friendly walks in South Yorkshire

In South Yorkshire, wheelchair-friendly walks offer both scenic landscapes and accessibility for all. With smooth and level paths, wheelchair users are able to explore local landscapes confidently.

Here are some of our favourite wheelchair-friendly walks in South Yorkshire.

1. Damflask Reservoir Circular

Location: Peak District National Park, South Yorkshire

Distance: 5.3km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

2. Thrybergh Reservoir Circular

Location: Thrybergh Country Park

Distance: 2.7km

Difficulty: Moderate

Follow the route here.

3. Greasbrough Dams

Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Distance: 3.5km

Difficulty: Easy

Follow the route here.

 

For more wheelchair-friendly walks, check out our off-road walks here.

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