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Cowlam & Cottam Circular

Region - Yorkshire Wolds

County/Area - East Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SE965655
Lat 54.076395 // Long -0.526616
Postcode YO25 3AE (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk in the Yorkshire Wolds explores typical scenery of the area with deep dry valleys cut into an upland Chalk plateau. The area has many deserted Medieval villages, and this route passes through two excellent examples. The two churches that served the villages are also passed, with Cowlam's 10th century church restored by the Victorians whilst Holy Trinity Church at Cottam has fallen into disrepair.

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