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Walking

Perfectly situated for walking holidays whatever your level, Wolds Edge offers a great starting point for a number of the region’s more well known walks, or for simply striding out along one of the many local routes.

 

EASY

Bishop Wilton – Flat/Low level
For a straightforward stroll suitable for all abilities you can simply explore the village and surrounding area. The quiet country roads offer flat terrain to walk (or even run if you pack your running things), or push prams and pushchairs. These local routes are ideal for just a 10 minute walk or a simple round the village circuit (approx 40 mins) straight out of the entrance to Wolds Edge. There are some local bridleway and footpaths that are also flat, although not always great for small wheels. It would be worth bringing your boots for these ones through the winter months!

Longer Local Routes

Fangfoss Circuit or Worsendale Hill
There is a super 8km circuit that takes you straight out of Wolds Edge, cross country and along the local roads and back to your lodge with the added benefit of a lovely local pub half way for refreshments http://www.carpentersarmsfangfoss.co.uk. Heading over to Fangfoss on this local bridleway and then on footpaths along the road and back, this is a fantastic route for a any day.

You could always try a more challenging 8km route by taking the route up the local Worsendale Hill and across the top of the Wold and back down into the village. Although not for the faint hearted, the view on a clear day from the top is magnificent.

For a good list of fantastic walks in and around, please visit the following page, http://walkingtheriding.eastriding.gov.uk/find-walks/

CHALLENGING

The Minster Way
Wolds Edge is an ideal stop over for those who want to follow the much loved Minster Way, spanning a 50 mile distance between Beverley Minster and York Minster, this route takes you straight past us. For more information on this walk visit http://www.minsterway.btck.co.uk/

Chalkland Way

This circular walk takes you on a tour of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. You will pass through Britain’s most northerly chalk outcrop while also visiting a series of pretty villages including Great Givendale, Thixendale, Fimber, Wetwang and Huggate. http://www.chalklandway.btck.co.uk/

The Wolds Way

The Yorkshire Wold’s way stretches for a fantastic 80 miles and is one of the UK’s famous National Trails. Along the route you will discover a number of impressive Art instillations these are part of the WANDER art trail. The route can be picked up from here at Wolds Edge, so whichever direction you want to take along this infamous route, Wolds Edge can be used as a good stop over. For more information please visit http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/yorkshire-wolds-way

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Wander – Art instillations along the Yorkshire Wolds Way

 

NORDIC WALKING (& YOGA)

 

Nordic Walking is a great way to get out, explore the Yorkshire Wolds and keep fit at the same time. Why not join one of Ava’s fantastic walks in the Wolds, follow @waveyogauk for up to date details. You can join without a freedom card and poles are provided.

Wave Yoga, Call Ava on mob: 07908 711480

waveyogauk@gmail.com

 

Nordic Walking group booking enquiries welcome please contact Ruth for more details info@woldsedge.co.uk

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Art in the Yorkshire Wolds

 

Unlock Secret Art along the Yorkshire Wolds Way, where poetry and paintings float in the landscape just waiting to be discovered.

Start today yorkshirewoldssecretart.co.uk

 

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An art instillation along the Wolds Way, part of the Yorkshire Wolds art trail.

 

Learn more about Wander the Yorkshire Wolds Art Trail

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GEO CACHING

Geo Caching is perfect for adults and children, there are many hidden locally, waiting to be discovered including some we have hidden and filled with treats. For more details visit: Start today – https://www.geocaching.com/play

WALKING GROUPS

After a long day walking why not let someone else cook for your group, contact Ruth for further details and booking.

Wolds Edge is a great place for individuals or small groups of walkers to stay. You can book our Snug Huts for a simple stop over en-route or why not book a number of lodges together. Mill Pond Lodge sleeps 4 and has a table that extends to seat 12, perfect for eating and socialising in the evening. Dogs welcome.