Come walking within the countryside of Denby Dale district and discover the villages of;
    • Denby Dale itself
    • Birdsedge and High Flatts
    • Clayton West
    • Upper and Lower Cumberworth
    • Upper and Lower Denby
    • Emley and Emley Moor
    • Scissett
    • Skelmanthorpe
    They all have an individual charm with a rich and cultural heritage together with an excellent network of public rights of way.
    The following page provides details of 15 walks in and around this beautiful area of West Yorkshire. 13 of these are circular whilst 2 are linear routes between Denby Dale, Shepley and Pensitone railway stations. Each walk guide provides not only details of the walk but fascinating details of local history that has made this part of West Yorkshire unique.

    There are also guided walks around the area which can be found in the following link

    A wide range of visitor information is available at the excellent link

    We hope local residents and visitors will enjoy the walks and the amenities the whole area has to offer, these are given in the local page to this site.

    Please use public transport if at all possible. The Penistone railway line and the local bus service provide and excellent means to access the area, details given in the Transport page to this site.

    Denby Dale Walkers are Welcome group is run by volunteers but is assisted and supported by the above organisations