Circular from Wayrham Through Painsthorpe

Introduction to Walk 2906

Photo from the walk - Circular from Wayrham Through Painsthorpe

County/Area - East Yorkshire & North Yorkshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

This walk includes all the typical features of the Yorkshire Wolds, an extensive limestone plateau interlaced with secluded, narrow, twisting dales. It starts by making use of three linking dales to come out onto the plateau where there are views from the scarp edge over the Vale of York and, as the plateau is crossed, views down into other dales and eventually across the Humber into Lincolnshire. The return makes use of another dale, a stretch of Roman road, and an old drove way. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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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