Binsey is one of the smaller Wainwright’s and is a great starter fell for younger children. The terrain is a wide grassy path and there are no cliff edges which is essential for me when walking with my two year old. It is easily managed, with the occasional boggy section. The summit is marked by a small stone cairn and it is reached in just under 1 mile. At the summit I would recommend those with younger children turn back, this is what we do! However, there are plenty of longer routes that you could take that also allow you to tick off a few other Wainwright’s in the process!
There is limited amount of parking in the lay-by next to where this walk starts but if you get there early and you can grab a space then it is ideal as the walk begins immediately through the wooden gate next to the parking. This was a saviour for us today in the wet weather – the kids could get undressed and straight into a warm car after getting drenched!