The Centenary Way

The Centenary Way

About the Centenary Way The Centenary Way was opened in 1989 and was devised to celebrate the 100th anniversary of North Yorkshire County Council. The walk goes from York to the seaside town of Filey. The route crosses the Howardian Hills via Castle Howard and the Yorkshire Wolds via Wharram Percy. It links the Foss Walk in York with the Yorkshire Wolds Way and joins up with the Cleveland Way at Filey. It follows two…

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Centenary Way – North Grimston Circular

Centenary Way – North Grimston Circular

The Centenary Way If you are walking the Centenary Way bit by bit, this is a good way to combine the North Grimston to Toisland Wold, the Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street and part of the Wharram Le Street to Settrington Beacon sections. On route, you pass through typical Wolds countryside, rolling hills mostly covered by arable farmland. There are some fine views over both the Wolds and Ryedale, and a nature reserve and…

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Centenary Way – 9. North Grimston to Toisland Wold

Centenary Way – 9. North Grimston to Toisland Wold

North Grimston to Toisland Wold The previous section of the walk came from Malton to North Grimston. This section of the walk towards Toisland Wold crosses a mixture of arable and livestock farmland. You’ll see an old Railway Viaduct and some spectacular views across Ryedale, the Vale of Pickering and the North York Moors. Once through the estate village of Birdsall the route climbs up to the Yorkshire Wolds. The total distance walked is 4.9…

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Centenary Way – 8. Malton to North Grimston via Settrington

Centenary Way – 8. Malton to North Grimston via Settrington

Malton to North Grimston The last section of the walk brought us to Malton from Firby. This section of the walk is an easy walk of 5.9 miles across arable farmland and the pretty village of Settrington. Malton to Settrington Start the walk next to the river bridge on Railway Street, near the railway and bus stations. Follow the Riverside Way footpath (between the bridge and bus station) to exit onto Norton Road. Then turn…

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