10 walks around wonderful scenery in Calderdale

As lockdown rules gradually continue to be lifted, it could be time to get out and about and explore the beautiful scenery that Calderdale has to offer.

Monday, 22nd June 2020, 8:32 am
Ten walks around wonderful scenery in Calderdale

Here are ten places to take a stroll across the borough. Be sure when you're out walking to stay safe and keep 2 metres apart from anyone you may see along the route.

Offering amazing views over the Calder Valley, why not take a hike up Stoodley Pike. Start from Hebden Bridge train station and follow the route waymarked with black arrows on yellow discs.
Take in the wonderful surroundings and beautiful wildlife at Cromwell Bottom. The area is mainly woodland with a really good network of paths. There is also a wheelchair and pushchair accessible route.

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On some days, especially when sunny, the canal may be a little congested but time it right and you can have a peaceful walk. Rochdale Canal passes through Luddenden Foot, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden and Walsden
Take a stroll through history with a circular walk around Luddenden Foot. Take in the historic mills that were once a hive of industrial activity and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Offering stunning views over Halifax and beyond, Beacon Hill is a great location for a walk. With many different starting points the hike up to the top is definitely worth it for the picturesque view.
Another area with beautiful countryside is around North Halifax. For a rural stroll head out of Holmfield towards Bradshaw and then up to Green Lane for more wonderful Calderdale views.
If its a walk with a few more hills that youre looking for then Clifton near Brighouse could have the answer. Make your way out of the town centre and up Clifton Common for a lovely walk.
For a gentle stroll that still gets the juices flowing then why not take a walk around Savile Park in Halifax. The paths around the park are perfect for walking along and one loop is roughly a mile long.
As with the Rochdale Canal, the picturesque waterway can attract a number of walkers but if you find a quiet time its a lovely location. The paths pass through Sowerby Bridge, Elland and Brighouse.
Take a stroll through the countryside and see some wonderful views with a walk around Blackstone Edge. Located above the Calder Valley the high point stands at 1,549 feet (472 m).