Discover details about walks throughout the district, including those in Bradford District Parks and greenspaces. Whether a short stroll, a long hike, or a leisurely nature trail, you’ll find something suitable for your needs. Explore the outdoors in a whole new way and take in the beauty of nature without having to travel too far.

Useful walking resources

Living Well – Bradford (Walking)

Offers insights into the advantages of walking and provides guidance on walking for individuals of all abilities.



Living Well – Bradford (Get active in your community)

Discover community-based exercise opportunities that can help you to keep healthy.


Bradford Council

Information about the guided walks programme, plus a collection of self-guided walks across the district.



Bradford CHA Rambling & Social Club

Conducts walks on most weekends and holidays throughout the year, with options available at different difficulty levels.



Bradford Ramblers

A community organisation hosting regular walking events throughout the district.



Walks in Bradford District Parks

Cliffe Castle

Download walks:

Cliffe-Castle-Wellness-Walk (PDF) (Source: Bradford Council & Friends of St Ives)

Listen and be lead around the walk, explaining the activities and what to look out for:

Urdu version with Eyarun:

Bengali version with Eyarun:


St Ives Country Park

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Three walks in St Ives Estate (PDF) (Source: Bradford Council & Friends of St Ives)

Harold Park

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Harold Park walk (PDF) (Source: Bradford Council & Friends of Harold Park)

Lister Park

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Find local physical activity opportunities


Please always follow the Countryside Code. In particular, keep to paths, leave gates as found, take litter home and keep dogs under control. Find out more at www.countrysideaccess.gov.uk

If you are new to exercise or have any existing medical condition or concerns, check with your GP before undertaking physical activity. Check that the route suits your fitness level and that you have adequate resources for your planned activity. Wear clothing and footwear appropriate to the conditions and time of year.