There is something about the wilder places in the world that attracts us. Whether it’s the fact they’re so far removed from the busy world or it’s a case of testing ourselves. Either way, Yorkshire is home to the most remote spot in England.
Riggs Moor, located in the Yorkshire Dales National Park is the most remote place in England located 2.4 miles away from the nearest access road.
Accessible from the Upper Nidderdale region of the Yorkshire Dales it’s known as now of the most difficult walks in the Upper Nidderdale region as you cross open moorland.
The effort is worth it though to reach the most remote place in England, which offers some fantastic panoramic views on arrival.
It’s Ordnance Survey that says the spot on Riggs Moor is the furthest point from a road. If you’d like to make the trek.
It’ll just be you bumping into the odd sheep or fellow walker surrounded by wonderful wildlife all around you.
Where2walk have a fantastic guide for anyone wanting to take on the trek themselves, which takes you from Conistone to the most remote spot in England.
Their walk takes takes you on the Mossdale bridalpath to the shooting house following plue posts to Sandy Gate then heading following the fence towards Whernside.
You’ll come to a boundary stone and a group of small stones, which is believed to be the remotest spot in England.