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Walking Route, free entry

Wolds Way

Wolds Way

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Location: North and East Yorkshire.
Length: 79 miles/127km.
Users: 100% for walkers, 47% available for cyclists and horse riders too.
Average number of days needed to complete: 5
Highest Point: Near Thixendale 705ft/215 metres.
Landscape: A mixture of rolling chalk wolds with large airy tops and dramatic dry valleys.
Highlights: Humber Bridge, the parkland at Londesborough Estate, the dry valleys and villages; Wharram Percy and Filey Brigg.
Famous associations: Dick Turpin, William Bradley - England's tallest man and Goodmanham - birthplace of northern christianity.
Trail Officers favourite part: 'Fridaythorpe to Thixendale and Wharram percy for the sense of freedom and big skies.'
Start point: The Humber foreshore at Hessle - near the Humber Bridge 2 miles (3km) from Hull.
Finish point: Filey Brigg outcrop, on the coast 7 miles/11km south of Scarborough.

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Malcolm Hodgson


Yorkshire Wolds,
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