Circular from Thixendale through Kirby Underdale

Introduction to Walk 2703

Photo from the walk - Circular from Thixendale through Kirby Underdale

County/Area - North Yorkshire & East Yorkshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk in the Yorkshire Wolds provides a mixture of walking through quiet secluded dales and across the wide open spaces of a limestone plateau with extensive views over the Vale of York. It starts and finishes in the village of Thixendale which has a pub and a small shop.

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Walk Description

Map showing start

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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18.1 miles / 28.9 km away
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19.9 miles / 31.8 km away
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Scarborough
20.1 miles / 32.2 km away
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29.6 miles / 47.4 km away
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31.3 miles / 50.1 km away

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