VISIT Easingwold- Yorkshire at its best

 


Circular Walks


We have published a set of twelve circular countryside walks starting from Easingwold and the surrounding villages. These walks cover a variety of distances from 3 miles to 10 miles long and are mainly easy walking with beautiful views along the way. The illustrated leaflets describe the routes taken and offer detailed directions, a colour route map and information on points of interest along the way. They are available at our Easingwold Tourist Information Centre, price £1 per set of 6 leaflets.

Once completed, come back to the Market Place and enjoy a refreshing cup of tea or coffee and do a little shopping.

Walk Title Time Distance Terrain
Circular Walks from Easingwold Market Square
#1 Claypenny Hill & countryside to the east of Easingwold
This is probably the best walk in the Easingwold area taking in the new nature reserves of Millfields Park and Woods and which includes a short walk up Claypenny Hill with views to the Dales, York Minster, the hill village of Crayke and beyond.
1½ hours 3 miles Mainly easy going with one short hill
#2 Hopwith Carr & Countryside to the South East
A short walk talking in open countryside, fields and farms to the South East of the town.
1 to 1½ hours 2½ miles Easy going
#3 North Moor & Countryside to the north of Easingwold
A delightful walk taking in paths created along the infant River Kyle which is wonderfully rich in wildlife! Kingfishers, dragonflies, butterflies (such as Brimstone) and a host of wild flowers can be seen along the way. Look out for interesting varieties of sheep found in the farms en route!
3 Hours 6 miles Easy going along field paths
#4 River Kyle & Countryside to the west of Easingwold.
A walk taking in more of the River Kyle and along ancient country lanes.
3 Hours 7 miles Easy going
#5 A walk from Easingwold to Huby Village and Folly Wood.
A longer but straightforward walk to the nearby village of Huby, where you can stop at a selection of places for lunch before travelling through Folly Wood and passing Easingwold Golf Course.
4 hours 10 miles Easy going
#6 A wonderful walk from Easingwold to Husthwaite and onto Coxwold via the spectacular Beacon Banks. Views aplenty along this route! 4 to 5 hours 10 miles Easy going
Circular Walks starting outside of Easingwold
#7 Four Villages & Four Norman Churches
A rural walk around interesting local villages where you can explore their Norman Churches amongst other interesting points on route.
2 ½ hours 5 miles Easy going
#8 Three walks from Yearsley Woods
If you want a short stroll down to the lovely fish ponds or a longer walk to Ampelforth Abbey, there is something for everyone here. Woods, ponds, streams, and amazing views are all here to see!
1½ , 2 ½ and 5 hours 3,6,11 miles Easy, Easy & Moderate going
#9 Myton on Swale to Boroughbridge & return
Starting at the site of the famous White Battle, follow the path along the River Swale to Boroughbridge for lunch & some shopping and return in the afternoon.
1½ to 2 hours each way 4 miles there and 4 miles back! Easy going
#10 Oulston Reservoir (Pond Head)
A favourite local walk taking in Pond Head, a local beauty spot. The path also takes in Yearsly Woods, wonderful at any time of year!
3 ½ hours 8 miles Easy going
#11 Brandsby to Whenby & the Maze
A walk taking in the less well visited eastern villages, some lovely old churches and the medieval City of Troy maze, one of only a few left in the country.
3 hours 8 miles Easy going
#12 A historic walk around Stillington
visiting the ruins of Maston Priory, the site of Marton Priory and the infant River Foss.
1 ½ hours 3 miles Easy going

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Contact

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It's a fact

Amongst the cobbles in our lovely market square you can find what has long claimed to be the outline of the old Bull ring.

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