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

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 31 Aug 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Thursday Health Walk

Thursday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Friday Health Walk

Friday Health Walk

National Trust Nostell

Fri 28 Sep 2018

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.