GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Yorkshire Wolds Way

79 miles (127 km)

Starting on the banks of the Humber Estuary at Hessle follow this charming route through the peaceful and beautiful Yorkshire countryside. The route runs for 79 miles passing through a series of charming villages as you wend your way through the delightful Yorkshire Dales to the finish point on the coast at Filey.
Route highlights include:
The picturesque landscape at Londesborough Park near Market Weighton.
The lovely Filey Brigg Country Park on the coast at the end of the route is another splendid feature.
Wharram Percy - the route passes through the remains of this fascinating medieval village which dates from the 10th century.

Yorkshire Wolds Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Yorkshire Wolds Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In the little village of Millington you can visit the charming Gait Inn for some refreshments on the route. The pub has a delightful large garden area to relax in on warmer days. There's a good selection of drinks, a fine menu and a friendly atmosphere too. The pub also has an interesting history, dating from the 16th century. They provide accommodation in the shape of two pretty cottages so you can stay over if you need to. You can find the pub in the pretty little village with a postcode of YO42 1TY for your sat navs.
In the village of Welton you'll find a historic pub well worth investigating. The Green Dragon is set in a 17th Century coaching inn and is said to have been a favourite haunt of highwayman Dick Turpin. There's a good menu and a nice outdoor seating area with views over the quaint village green. You can find the pub at Cowgate with a postcode of HU15 1NB for your sat navs. It's also dog friendly if you have your canine friend with you.

Photos

Yorkshire Wolds Way, Brantingham - geograph.org.uk - 570944

Yorkshire Wolds Way, Brantingham

Humber bridge, UK

Humber bridge, UK

Video

Route Highlights

Hessle

The striking Humber Bridge at Hessle can be found near the start of the trail

Welton

The trail passes directly through the small village of Welton in Yorkshire and the lovely Welton Dale

Londesborough Park

You will pass right through this quiet little Yorkshire village

Millington

In this pretty village you will find The Gait Inn, a 16th century family run free house, while The Ramblers Rest across the road from The Gait Inn provides welcome refreshments for cyclists and walkers

Fridaythorpe

This little village is the mid point on the trail and another lovely spot to stop for refreshments.

Sylvan Dale

Beautiful scenery in the Yorkshire Dales

Thixendale

This quaint little village is a pleasant place to stop for refreshments or an overnight stay

Wharram Percy

Wharram Percy is a deserted medieval village most active from the 10th to the 12th centuries. It is now owned by English Heritage

Muston

You'll pass through this pretty village which hosts its annual week long scarecrow festival in July/August

Filey

The attractive seaside town of Filey marks the end of the trail

GPS Files

GPX File

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