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Hadrians Wall Trail  (PT 45)  10km  Grade 3
Organised by Lincolnshire Vikings Walking Club
The Hadrian's Wall walk starts at Housesteads Fort (Road map directions available with route description). There is an Information Centre and Museum as this is one of the most complete forts remaining today. The bus service is seasonal.


York Tourist Walk  (PT 34) 10km  Grade 1
Organised by British Walking Federaton
A city walk around and through the ancient city of York visiting most of the city walls, York Minster, the Shambles, the Jorvik Centre, St Marys Abbey ruins and gardens and both the rivers on which York stands.

Bolton Priory & Strid Walk  (PT 132)  12km  Grade 2
Organised by British Walking Federation
Bolton PrioryThis walk takes you upstream to pass 'The Strid' where the River Wharf forces its way through a gap only a few feet wide. It then continues to reach Barden Bridge. You will return to the start and then walk downstream to the ruins of Bolton Priory, a centre of Christian worship for over 800 years.

Settle Railway Walk  (PT 199)  14km  Grade 3
Organised by Amesbury Walkers
A linear walk on a section of the Ribble Way, from the ancient market town of Settle to the finish a Horton in Ribblesdale. Return on the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway line

York City and River Trail   (PT 215)  10km  Grade 1+
Organised by British Walking Federaton
This walk complements the York Tourist walk. Beside visiting some parts of the city, it goes out to Walmage Stray and then heads for the Millennium Bridge across the River Ouse before returning to the city.

Along the Clifftops   (PT 217)  10km  Grade 2+
Organised by British Walking Federaton
One of the highlights of the North Yorkshire and Cleveland Heritage coast is Robin Hood's Bay. An attractive old fishing village on the north side of the wide sweeping bay. The bay is well known for fossils and sea birds.

Banks of the River Ouse in Selby  (PT 248)    11km   Grade 1
Organised by The Irregulars
The walk is mainly flat along the riverbank.  It is worthwhile to add time to visit Selby and its magnificent abbey founded in 1069.  There is a good pub at the start and finish, who welcomes walkers.      

Harrogate Old & New  (PT 276)  11km  Grade 1
Organised by The Irrregulars
This walk incorporates the town of Harrogate and it's surrounding Strays, which are common grazing land. It also takes you to the entrance to Harlow Carr Gardens.


Chairman’s Jubilee Walk  (PT 01)  10km  Grade 1+
Organised by the British Walking Federation
This walk takes you across fields to Wombwell Park (a memorial park in memory of local men who died in the Battle of the Somme). It goes through urban areas, passing Wombwell Town Hall where the Queen stopped on her Coronation tour. Then it passes through Wombwell town centre following the route, lined by school children in 1954, which the Queen took on her way to Barnsley. You return through woodland to the start.


Victorian Legacies  (PT 212)  18km  Grade: 2+
Organised by The Irregulars
An urban walk from Saltaire, West Yorkshire, visiting parks, mills and cemeteries from the Victorian era in the area of Saltaire, Shipley and Bradford

Temple Newsam House and Gardens  (PT 216) 10km  Grade 2
Organised by Lincolnshire Vikings Walking Club
A walk around the grounds of Temple Newsam House (East of Leeds) taking in several views of the house without being too strenuous.
Azaleas at Temple Newsam

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