Must try walks in Northallerton and the surrounding areas
Located in Northallerton, The Cleveland Tontine is surrounded by a plethora of walks, showcasing the regions awe-inspiring beauty. Regardless of your walking experience, this is the perfect guide of walks around Northallerton and in surrounding areas that can be enjoyed by all. Lace up your walking boots and put your best foot forward, this is the ideal way to soak up the stunning scenic views and enjoy a walking holiday in North Yorkshire.
Mount Grace Priory
This circular 3-mile walk commencing in Osmotherley, takes you past the momentous Lady Chapel, which brings forth beautiful views of the surrounding area. Heading down into the wooded area, the footpath takes you straight to Mount Grace Priory, through “carpets of white-flowered wild garlic” during the spring months. Taking a right turn on the path above the woods and a further left turn at the T-junction, your circular route is complete as you enter back into Osmotherley.
Guiding you around Northallerton, this is the ideal walk for those who want to see the local area. Taking you on both paved and dirt paths, the trail shows you a range of such as the train station, town centre as well as various fields full of farm animals. Popular with families, this route takes you through Bullamor Memorial Park, which features play areas, perfect for children.
Northallerton to Ainderby Steeple Circular
Beginning at Northallerton’s historic railway station, this walk guides you out of the town, past the golf club and through farmland. Continuing past Ainderby Steeple, this route provides idyllic countryside views before taking you back to the trailhead. With both on road and off-road tracks, this walk is ideal for all levels of walkers.
A famous local landmark, Roseberry Topping offers an excellent opportunity for a more challenging and rewarding walk. Standing at 320m high, Roseberry Topping provides stunning 360-panoramic views of North Yorkshire and the East Coast from its summit. The terrain is diverse, featuring steep gradients that add to a sense of achievement. Located nearby to Great Ayton, a 22-minute drive from us, you can choose from several walking routes, ranging from 2 to 7 miles, depending on your preference and fitness level. These routes, which you can learn more about here, cater to a variety of hikers.