These boots are made for walking...

Whether you're after a romantic stroll through woodlands, getting active with the family, joining a socialble walking group or a challenging lengthy route, you'll find it all here.

Explore the area's heritage as you embark on the West Yorkshire Heritage Trail or explore the city centre as you follow one of the interesting Wakefield Civic Society trails.

Make sure you look out for special walking events taking place throughout the year too!

Love searching for treasure? Then you'll love Geocaching!

Geocaching is treasure hunting for the 21st century. You'll be amazed at how walking can be so much fun!

Search for your location on, set your GPS with the coordinates and get hunting! You never know what you might find! Look out for our special geocaches located in Wakefield city centre.

The textile industry has left its mark across West Yorkshire, from weavers' cottages to mill owners' mansions, from pack horse trails to large factory complexes.

Discover the history for yourself with this handy map that's packed full of places to go where you can explore our textile heritage further.