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A nine miles saunter from Sowerby Bridge

The sun quickly evaporated the mist that clung to the hillsides surrounding Sowerby Bridge as we set off for a 9.5-mile exploration of the Ryburn Valley, writes Caroline Spalding.

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Rockstar

Enjoy the high life and live like a Rockstar at Lincolnshire's Tattershall Lakes

'It's all too beautiful', I joked as we approached our weekend getaway to murmurings about staying in a caravan; but seconds later my words became reality.
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What better way to enjoy a trip away than in a cosy cottage in some of Yorkshires most beautiful coastal locations? (Photo: Yorkshire Coastal Cottages)

7 luxury seaside cottages perfect for an escape to the Yorkshire coast

Yorkshire is known for its coastal beauty, with both locals and tourists flocking to the region’s scenic seaside locations, either for the day or a trip away. What better way to enjoy a trip away than in a cosy cottage in some of Yorkshire’s most beautiful coastal locations?

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Celebrating 40 years of the Calderdale Way

Celebrating 40 years of the Calderdale Way

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Calderdale Way, which runs 50 miles through our beautiful region.

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Yorkshire is home to an array of family-friendly amusement parks

8 of Yorkshire's best amusement parks for children

Want to keep the kids entertained?
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Yorkshire has a wide array of idyllic lake and scenic ponds, making it a great destination to do a spot of fishing

From carp to bream: 8 of the best places to go fishing in Yorkshire

Yorkshire has a wide array of idyllic lake and scenic ponds, making it a great destination to do a spot of fishing.

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Yorkshire has a selection of intriguing and immersive wildlife experiences.

Lions, tigers and bears: 11 of the best wildlife experiences in Yorkshire

Although it may be unexpected for Yorkshire to have a wide array of different wild animals or various tropical species, the region has a selection of intriguing and immersive wildlife experiences.

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Three Moors from Ogden Reservoir ...

Three Moors from Ogden Reservoir ...

Beginning from the Ogden Reservoir car park [donation required], this relatively challenging 12 mile route offers fantastic views. Go through the gate next to where an ice cream van is usually parked [GR SE 065 309].

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Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths in Yorkshire

Upgraded canal towpaths in Yorkshire will offer scenic traffic-free routes by bike and on foot

Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths as part of West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s award-winning £60m CityConnect programme.

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Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes and cycling destinations

10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

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8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

Yorkshire offers some of the best natural scenery around the UK, including woodlands, the coast, moorlands and quaint villages, thus making it a great place to go horse riding.

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10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various walking and hiking trails. These trails are a great way to embrace the outdoors, keep active and explore some of Yorkshire’s most scenic nature spots.

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Langsett reservoir in all its spring glory

Langsett reservoir in all its spring glory

It seems miracles are possible in that we have all experienced a glorious, sunny Bank Holiday weekend, for once!.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of centres, natural coastlines and scenic terrain where you can embrace your inner adrenaline junkie and try something new

From kitesurfing to bungee jumping: 9 extreme activities you can do in Yorkshire

Extreme activities can range from canyoning to slacklining to zip-wiring and the UK's varying geographical locations allow for a multitude of adrenaline-fuelled sports to be embraced.

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Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.

Leeds local set to abseil down city centre building for charity this month

Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.
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Fuel your adventurous side with one of these exciting outdoor roles currently on offer in Leeds

7 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Leeds for outdoor enthusiasts

Hate being cooped up?

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Longer walks now as the days get lighter

Longer walks now as the days get lighter

This week’s 10.5 mile route is a perfect introduction to longer summer walks, if, like me, over the winter you’ve been limited, by time, weather or daylight, to shorter strolls, writes Caroline Spalding.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of tranquil places where you can to escape to this bank holiday weekend

Tranquil places to go in Yorkshire this weekend if want to escape the bank holiday rush

The May bank holiday weekend is almost upon this and with the weather forecast set to be sunny and warm, people all over Yorkshire will be making the most of the extended weekend and heading out of the house.

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There are a wide variety of places in Leeds which offer fun for all the family

Top 10 things to do in Leeds over the May bank holiday according to TripAdvisor

The May bank holiday is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun activities to fill the three-day weekend with.

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There are a variety of activities to do in Yorkshire which will make sure you make the most out of the extended weekend

Top 10 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday according to TripAdvisor

The May bank holiday is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun activities to fill the three-day weekend with.

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