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!

Walking Events

Buggy Walks

Buggy Walks

Anglers Country Park

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

Pugneys Watersport Centre & Country Park

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Buggy Walk

Buggy Walk

Pontefract Racecourse

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

Frickley Country Park

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

Thornes Park Athletics Stadium

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

National Trust Nostell

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Buggy Walks

Buggy Walks

Anglers Country Park

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

Pugneys Watersport Centre & Country Park

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Buggy Walk

Buggy Walk

Pontefract Racecourse

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

Frickley Country Park

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

Thornes Park Athletics Stadium

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

National Trust Nostell

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Buggy Walks

Buggy Walks

Anglers Country Park

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Nordic Walks

Nordic Walks

Pugneys Watersport Centre & Country Park

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Buggy Walk

Buggy Walk

Pontefract Racecourse

Fri 8 Feb 2019

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.