This pleasant 5 mile (8k) walk on the top of the Yorkshire Wolds offers extensive views in all directions.On a clear day, York Minster, The Humber Bridge and Flamborough Lighthouse can be seen. The route has a maximum gradient of 1 in 8 over a length of 250 metres. It is likely to be suitable for people with impaired mobility, or with a pushchair, wheelchair or mobility scooter.The walk has no steps or stiles. Path conditions vary depending on the recent weather.
The Huggate Poetry Bench is located close to the point where three dry valleys meet (Horse Dale, Holm Dale and Harper Dale), which are amongst the finest in the Wolds. Relaxing on the bench offers opportunity to experience the tranquillity of the landscape whilst enjoying wonderful views over the three valleys. Find out how it inspires you!
Huggate and Dry Valleys is a 5.4 mile loop trail located near Huggate, East Riding of Yorkshire, England that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate.
A circular walk from Huggate that passes through dry valleys created around 18,000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age. These valleys, known locally as dales, are one of the highlights of the Yorkshire Wolds and lie between largely arable fields. The first half of the walk follows the Yorkshire Wolds Way and passes the Huggate Poetry Bench, one of several art works created for the WANDER project.
Yorkshire Wolds Walk
Pasture Dale, Frendal Dale and Horsedale from Huggate.
The Yorkshire Wolds in the East Riding of Yorkshire are often overlooked yet the area provides some excellent walking. Never spectacular, the dry valleys that are cut deep into the landscape provide interest with their gently rounded contours. The area is also relatively quiet and never seems to be overrun with visitors.
A pleasant walk on the Wolds at any time of year, by way of grassy dales and bridleways and farm roads from Huggate, the highest village on the Wolds. The route uses new open access through Horsedale to link existing rights of way.