Doorstep Discoveries


Join our Doorstep Discoveries Challenge!

We are challenging you to explore your local areas and with this being an activity that many of us can do during isolation, it is great to get out, get some fresh air and get walking. 

Short Discoveries

These are short - approximately half hour - walks originally designed to get people who work out from behind their desks.

If you are looking for ideas of where to go walking in Wakefield, we offer a number of walking routes around the district to help you get active. Whether you want a walk at lunchtime or a longer leisure route, then here are a few inspirational ideas.

01-map-pinderfields-hospital-to-newton-hill.pdf Map 1 Pinderfields Hospital to Newton Hill - 2.4km/1.5miles 20/5/2019
02-map-circular-walk-from-kirkgate-train-station.pdf Map 2 Circular Walk from Kirkgate Train Station - 2.4km/1.5miles 20/5/2019
03-map-new-southgate-surgery-to-newton-hill.pdf Map 3 New Southgate Surgery to Newton Hill - 3.2km/2miles 20/5/2019
04-map-st-swithuns-to-broadreach-lock-eastmoor.pdf Map 4 St Swithuns to Broadreach Lock Eastmoor - 3km/1.9miles 20/5/2019
05-map-st-swithuns-eastmoor-to-kirkthorpe.pdf Map 5 St Swithuns Eastmoor to Kirkthorpe - 5.3km/3.3miles 20/5/2019
06-map-st-georges-centre-lupset-to-airedale-heights.pdf Map 6 St George’s Centre Lupset to Airedale Heights - 1.9km/1.2miles 21/5/2019
07-map-st-georges-centre-lupset-to-the-lupset-pub.pdf Map 7 St George’s Centre Lupset to the Lupset Pub - 1.9km/1.2miles 21/5/2019
08-map-the-stanley-ferry-pub-to-park-hill.pdf Map 8 The Stanley Ferry Pub to Park Hill - 3.2km/2miles 21/5/2019
09-map-the-stanley-ferry-pub-to-the-southern-washlands-reserve.pdf Map 9 The Stanley Ferry Pub to the Southern Washlands Reserve - 4.6km/2.9miles 21/5/2019
10-map-stanley-ferry-pub-to-stanley-marsh-nature-reserve.pdf Map 10 The Stanley Ferry Pub to Stanley Marsh Nature Reserve - 3.8km/2.4miles 20/5/2019
11-map-newton-bar-depot-to-wrenthorpe-park.pdf Map 11 Newton Bar Depot to Wrenthorpe Park - 2.7km/1.7miles 20/5/2019
12-map-pugneys-country-park-sandal-castle.pdf Map 12 Pugneys Country Park and Sandal Castle - 4km/2.5miles 20/5/2019
13-map-circular-walk-gawthorpe.pdf Map 13 Circular Walk Gawthorpe - 3.5km/2.2miles 20/5/2019
14-map-ossett-town-centre-to-pildacre-hill.pdf Map 14 Ossett Town Centre to Pildacre Hill - 2.8km/1.8miles 20/5/2019
15-map-ossett-town-centre-circular-to-healey-old-mills.pdf Map 15 Ossett Town Centre Circular to Healey Old Mills - 4.4km/2.7miles 20/5/2019
16-map-ossett-town-centre-to-spring-mill.pdf Map 16 Ossett Town Centre to Spring Mill - 2.5km/1.6miles 20/5/2019
17-map-shay-lane-walton-to-haw-park-bridge.pdf Map 17 Shay Lane Walton to Haw Park Bridge - 4.6km/2.9miles 20/5/2019
18-map-circular-walk-walton-via-the-balk.pdf Map 18 Circular Walk Walton via the Balk - 2.4km/1.5miles 20/5/2019
19-map-cirular-walk-walton-via-walton-colliery-nature-park.pdf Map 19 Circular Walk Walton via Walton Colliery Nature Park - 3.5km/2.2 miles 20/5/2019
20-map-crofton-circular-walk-community-centre-to-anglers-country-park.pdf Map 20 Crofton Circular Walk from Community Centre to Anglers Country Park - 4km/2.5miles 20/5/2019
21-map-crofton-circular-walk-from-community-centre-to-windmill-hill-foulby.pdf Map 21 Crofton Circular Walk from Community Centre to Windmill Hill and Foulby - 3.8km/2.4miles 20/5/2019
22-map-crofton-circular-walk-from-community-centre-to-foulby.pdf Map 22 Crofton Circular Walk from Community Centre to Foulby - 2.8km/1.8miles 20/5/2019
23-map-featherstone-library-to-sports-field.pdf Map 23 Featherstone Library to Sports Field - 2km/1.25miles 20/5/2019
24-map-featherstone-library-to-the-old-town-hall.pdf Map 24 Featherstone Library to the Old Town Hall - 1.6km/1mile 20/5/2019
25-map-featherstone-circular-walk-from-the-library.pdf Map 25 Featherstone Circular Walk from the Library - 3.2km/2miles 20/5/2019
26-map-featherstone-library-to-purston-park.pdf Map 26 Featherstone Library to Purston Park - 2.4km/1.5miles 20/5/2019
27-map-featherstone-purston-park-to-castle-syke-hill.pdf Map 27 Featherstone Purston Park to Castle Syke Hill - 4.5km/2.8miles 20/5/2019
28-map-airedale-circular-walk-from-the-square-via-well-wood.pdf Map 28 Airedale Circular Walk from the Square via Well Wood - 4.2km/2.6miles 20/5/2019
30-map-airedale-health-centre-to-gallows Hill.pdf Map 30 Airedale Health Centre to Gallows Hill - 2.1km/1.3miles 20/5/2019
32-map-ferrybridge-medical-centre-to-brotherton-church.pdf Map 32 Ferrybridge Medical Centre to Brotherton Church - 3.8km/2.4miles 20/5/2019
33-map-ferrybridge-community-centre-around-brotherton-marshes.pdf Map 33 Ferrybridge Community Centre around Brotherton Marshes - 4.8km/3miles 20/5/2019
34-map-upton-circular-walk-via-north-elmsall-hall-farm.pdf Map 34 Upton Circular Walk via North Elmsall Hall Farm - 3km/1.9miles 20/5/2019
35-map-upton-circular-walk-on-the-site-of-upton-colliery.pdf Map 35 Upton Circular Walk on the site of Upton Colliery - 2.3km/1.4miles 20/5/2019
36-map-upton-circular-walk-via-north-elmsall-church.pdf Map 36 Upton circular walk via North Elmsall Church - 4km/2.5miles 20/5/2019

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