Dales Way Link - Bradford to Ilkley

A long distance walk of 12 miles which links the city of Bradford with the starting point of the Dales Way in Ilkley. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Bradford Cathedral
Distance: 12 miles (19 km)
Grid Ref: SE166333
Climbing: 466 metres
Walk time: 5-6 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Dales Way Link, Bradford to Ilkley is a permissive walking route which allows walkers in and around the City of Bradford to reach the start of the very popular Dales Way long distance walking route on foot. It is one of three link routes from conurbations in Yorkshire, the others being Harrogate to Ilkley and Leeds to Ilkley. The Dales Way starts in Ilkley and crosses parts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Lake District National Park to finish on the shore of Lake Windermere. From Bradford the link, which is a lovely linear walk in its own right, heads to Ilkley via Bradford Beck, Bolton Woods, Owlet, Shipley, Saltaire, Shipley Glen, Bingley Moor and Ilkley Moor.

Useful Links:
Route Guide and Strip Maps
Long Distance Walkers Association

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