Centenary Way – 14. Crowsdale Wood to Staxton Wold Farm

Centenary Way – 14.  Crowsdale Wood to Staxton Wold Farm

Crowsdale Wood to Staxton Wold Farm The previous section of the Centenary Way came from Abbey Plantation. It finished at the fingerpost next to the minor road leading down into Sherburn. This section of the walk crosses farmland at the foot of the Wolds escarpment before climbing back up to the Wolds at Staxton. The total distance walked is 5.7 miles. This part of the walk shares the route with the Wolds Way. It is…

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Centenary Way – 16. Sharpe Howe to Hunmanby

Centenary Way – 16.  Sharpe Howe to Hunmanby

Sharpe Howe to Stocking Dale The previous section of the Centenary Way came from Staxton Wold Farm. This section to Hunmanby covers 4.3 miles and takes you across typical Wolds farmland. The route does undulate a little but nothing too arduous. The route offers some great views of Raven Dale and Camp Dale. Enjoy the views from Sharpe Howe before setting off. From the kissing gate where you joined the road, turn right and walk…

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Centenary Way – 15. Staxton Wold Farm to Sharpe Howe

Centenary Way – 15.  Staxton Wold Farm to Sharpe Howe

Staxton Wold Farm to Sharpe Howe The previous section of the Centenary Way came from Crowsdale Wood. It finished at the B1249 road where an access road leads to Staxton Wold Farm. This short section of the walk (3 miles) passes RAF Staxton Wold and then crosses typical Wolds farmland to arrive at Sharpe Howe, where you get a first glimpse of the sea and cliffs at Bempton. The route is also shared by the…

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Centenary Way – 13. Abbey Plantation to Crowsdale Wood

Centenary Way – 13.  Abbey Plantation to Crowsdale Wood

Abbey Plantation to Crowsdale Wood The previous section of the walk came to Abbey Plantation from Settrington Beacon. This short three and a half-mile section of the walk goes along the West and East Heslerton escarpments. Most of the walk is through 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…

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Centenary Way – 10. Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street

Centenary Way – 10. Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street

Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street The previous section of the walk came from North Grimston to Toisland Wold. This section 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…

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

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

Settrington Beacon to Abbey Plantation The previous section of the walk brought us to Settrington Beacon from Wharram Le Street. This section of the walk 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…

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Centenary Way – 11. Wharram Le Street to Settrington Beacon

Centenary Way – 11. Wharram Le Street to Settrington Beacon

Wharram Le Street to Settrington Beacon The previous section of the walk brought us from Toisland Wold to Wharram Le Street. 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….

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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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