Thursday, 4 August 2022

Sunday Walk - 14 August 2022 - 10:00am - Bugthorpe

Start: 10am prompt - Off-road parking on Barf Lane near to the church. 

Leader: Keith




Postcode for sat nav: YO41 1QG 


Distance: Approx 8.5 miles 


Level of difficulty: Typical Wolds walking - Field side + Farm track + quiet roads. We .will be following part of the Chalklands Way


Toilets:  None known


Cafe: Suggestions welcome

Monday, 1 August 2022

Walk dates for 2022

Please mark your diary for 2022.

What3Words - we will be using this app to designate the start point of each walk. Find out more about this brilliant app here.

Sunday walks 
All the following are Sundays starting at 10am from the start point of the walk.
11 September
9 October
6 November 
11 December

Mid week walks
All the following are mid week walks starting at 10am from the start point of the walk.
24 August (week before to avoid bank holiday)
28 September
26 October
30 November
28 December

Weekend walks

The following weekend walks have been organised:

Melrose - 13-15 May
Leyburn - 15-17 July

The format of the weekend is generally and loosely as follows:

Friday: Arrive afternoon afternoon/evening and meet at a local pub around 7pm for meal and drinks.

Saturday: walk of 10-12 miles starting at 10am. After end of walk visit local cafe/pub for refreshments and then reconvene in local pub for meal and drinks.

Sunday: walk of 8 miles starting at 10am. After end of walk visit local cafe/pub and then head back to York.

Accommodation: simply book your own in one of the many local B&Bs, hotels, of camping/caravanning sites nearby.

Just let me know you are coming and I will ensure you are kept informed of meeting up times and dates. Email me here.

Challenge walks


Monday, 25 July 2022

Wednesday walk: Kirby Grindalythe - 27 July

Start: 10am prompt - Off-road parking approx 1 mile south of the small village of Kirby Grinda lythe on the quiet road from Sledmere.


Leader: Keith




Postcode for sat nav: YO17 8DL  (This takes you to Kirby Grindalythe - not the meeting place)


Distance: Approx 8 miles 


Level of difficulty: Fairly Easy - Field side + Farm track + quiet roads


Toilets:  None known


Cafe: Suggestions welcome


This is a pleasant walk along field edges, farm tracks & quiet roads around the small Wolds village of Kirby Grindalythe.

Friday, 1 July 2022

Sunday Walk - 10 July 2022 - Golden Acre Park, Bramhope, Leeds

Start: 10am prompt - Parking in the car-park off Arthington Road. (Not the car-park off Otley Road)

Leader: Keith

Postcode for sat nav: LS16 8LZ

Distance: Approx 8.5 miles 

Level of difficulty: Easy

Toilets:  Golden Acre Park

Cafe: Golden Acre Park

This is a lovely walk  through Golden Acre Park then following the Ebor Way & Leeds Country Way with a little bit of walking on country lanes. 

Monday, 20 June 2022

Wednesday Walk - 29 June 2022 - North Dalton

Start: 10am prompt - North Dalton - East end of the village

Leader: Keith

Postcode for sat nav: YO25 9XB

Distance: Approx 8 miles  (Measured from the EASTERN edge  of the village)

Level of difficulty: Easy

Toilets:  None known

Cafe: Suggestions welcome

This is a pleasant walk along mainly farm tracks & quiet roads heading towards Bainton & Kilnwick

Monday, 6 June 2022

Sunday walk: Slingsby - Sunday 12 June - 10am

Start: 10am prompt - meet on Slingsby village green

Leader: Clive

Postcode for sat nav: YO62 4AA

Google maps: Location

Distance: 8.4 miles

Level of difficulty: Easy

Cafe and toilets: nearby in Hovingham

This lovely walk departs Slingsby via the Centenary Way heading towards Hovingham, returning via the old railway line.

Monday, 23 May 2022

Wednesday walk: Sheriff Hutton - Wednesday 27 May - 10am

Start: 10am prompt. Park on roadside near to Quarmbys Cafe.

Leader: Steve

Distance: 8 miles

Postcode for satnav: YO60 6QX

Google maps: Sheriff Hutton

Level of difficulty: Easy

Refreshments and toilets: At the cafe, Quarmbys

A lovely walk, a bit of a favourite, taking in the ruins of the castle at Sheriff Hutton, the abandoned village at East Lilly, and the quaint church at the end of the walk.