Centenary Way – 12. Settrington Beacon to Abbey Plantation via Wintringham

Centenary Way – 12.  Settrington Beacon to Abbey Plantation via Wintringham

The Centenary Way This section of the walk from Settrington Beacon to Abbey Plantation has plenty of variety. Along the way, you’ll pass through woodland plantations, arable farmland and the village of Wintringham. You’ll enjoy some spectacular views and an outdoor art space. The total distance walked is 5.3 miles, the only strenuous part of the walk is a short, steep climb out of Deepdale. On its 83 mile journey from York to Filey the…

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Centenary Way – 13. Abbey Plantation to Crowsdale Wood

Centenary Way – 13.  Abbey Plantation to Crowsdale Wood

The Centenary Way This short three and a half-mile section of the walk from Abbey Plantation to Crowsdale Wood goes along the West and East Heslerton escarpments. Most of the walk is along arable fields and the occasional woodland plantation. Being high up on the escarpment, which is the northern edge of the Wolds, there are spectacular views across the Vale of Pickering and beyond to the North Yorkshire Moors. On its 83 mile journey…

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Centenary Way – 10. Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street

Centenary Way – 10. Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street

The Centenary Way This section of the walk from Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street passes through typical Wolds countryside, a mixture of arable and livestock farmland. The route goes through the picture-postcard village of Thixendale (where there is a pub and shop). It also passes through the abandoned village of Wharram Percy, now owned by English Heritage. A short detour explores the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s nature reserve at Wharram Quarry. After walking 6.1 miles…

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Centenary Way – 11. Wharram Le Street to Settrington Beacon

Centenary Way – 11. Wharram Le Street to Settrington Beacon

The Centenary Way This short section of the walk from Wharram Le Street to Settrington Beacon climbs back into the Wolds. There are spectacular views about halfway into the walk down towards Bellmanear Farm and beyond, across Ryedale. If you have walked the Malton to North Grimston section of the Way, you might remember passing this farm. After walking 3.7 miles it arrives at Settrington Beacon. The original Beacon was a Roman signal station which…

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Centenary Way – 9. North Grimston to Toisland Wold

Centenary Way – 9. North Grimston to Toisland Wold

The Centenary Way This section of the walk from the village of North Grimston to Toisland Wold via Birdsall 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 miles. On its 83 mile journey…

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