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Hole of Horcum & Bridestones from Lockton

Nat Park - North York Moors - North York Moors East

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.8 miles / 15.9 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SE847899
Lat 54.297703 // Long -0.70005
Postcode YO18 7QB (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk from the village of Lockton explores two notable features of the North York Moors National Park. The undulating route first visits the Hole of Horcum, a vast bowl cut into the moorland before continuing to the Bridestones where large stones have been cut by erosion into interesting shapes.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1396 Hole of Horcum and Saltergate Brow from Lockton - moderate - 10.3 miles/16.7 km

Walk 3337 Dundale Pond from Levisham - easy - 4.8 miles/7.8 km

Walk 3585 Levisham, Skelton Tower & Hole of Horcum - easy/mod - 7.4 miles/12 km

Walk 1397 Hole of Horcum from Levisham Station - easy/mod - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Walk 3534 Dundale Pond & Hole of Horcum from Saltergate - easy/mod - 5.2 miles/8.5 km

Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.

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