The Yorkshire Wolds Way is a 79 mile (127 km) walking route in the chalk landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds. From the banks of the mighty Humber estuary, along wooded slopes and through serene dry valleys, the walk climbs gently onto the airy tops of the rolling hills where on a clear day "you can see forever". Descending from the northern escarpment the final section of the Way finishes on the dramatic headland of Filey Brigg.
The Yorkshire Wolds Way is one of the lesser-known English walks and being the shortest National Trail, the route is ideal for anyone looking to break into long distance, multi-day walking. You don’t need to be an expert navigator to take this walk, the route is well-waymarked across a terrain that consists mainly of gently rolling hills and forest tracks.
Nor is the going particularly challenging either, you’ll find that a lot of the route is low-lying, giving you far reaching views over the tranquil Yorkshire countryside. This is a walk that would suit anyone wanting to cut their teeth with long distance walking as well as those looking for a leisurely nature walk, with peaceful moments of solitude.
The Yorkshire Wolds Way offers an unrivalled introduction to a beautiful part of England’s natural heritage, and should appeal to those who want to embrace walking, followed by a welcome drink and a hearty meal beside the pub’s log fire.
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Wildlife / Food and Drink
Rolling Countryside / Connecting Towns and Villages
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This itinerary is offered by Celtic Trails, They believe that there is no better way to see and appreciate the natural world around us than through walking it. For over 20 years, they have had the pleasure of helping walkers on their journey, with their distinctive personalised service and character accommodations.
This tour includes 7 nights accommodation with 6 walking days.
Your holiday will include a good standard accommodation at a mixture of guesthouses, farmhouses, local inns and B&B’s with ensuite or private facilities wherever possible, breakfast, luggage transfers, personal transfer between accommodation and path where necessary, route planning and a Walk Pack including a Trail Guide, itinerary, accommodation directions, local interest leaflets and holiday planning.
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Celtic Trails pride themselves on a good standard accommodation. You will be staying in a mix of accommodation including guesthouses, farmhouses, local inns and B&B’s with ensuite or private facilities wherever possible. Breakfast will be provided. Wherever necessary transfer between your accommodation and the path is included.
This tour includes 7 nights’ accommodation.
The route is rated moderate covering between 17.6 and 24km each day. With a few short exceptions there are no ‘serious’ hills along the Way. This is a gentle, subtle route suitable for almost all abilities.
Anywhere from March to October is a good time to visit. Although the walk itself is fairly easygoing, try to avoid the wetter seasons as the route is liable to get muddy – making progress a bit harder. Visit in Spring for fields of wildflowers and Red Kites in the sky.
You’ll be spoiled for choice with so much great local food and drink on offer. You will pass through many small villages and towns with great local pubs and cafes.
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