7 Walks in the East Riding of Yorkshire

For week 36 of our year-long Walkshire campaign, we’re doing an East Riding of Yorkshire Takeover, sponsored by Visit East Yorkshire. Discover seven wonderful walks through the Wolds and along the captivating coastline of Yorkshire.

Horse Dale near Huggate, The Yorkshire Wolds

1. Bridlington Walking Festival – Heritage Trail

Take a trip down memory lane on this easy 1-mile heritage trail along the seaside promenade in Bridlington, using the #WhatWasHere app to bring the past to life. Discover more.

2. Danes Dyke and Flamborough Head Peninsula

For sensational scenery, try this challenging 10-mile circular hike around famous Flamborough Head on the Yorkshire Coast, passing through Danes Dyke Nature Reserve en route. 

3. Huggate Poetry Bench Circular

Calling all artists, writers, and contemplative thinkers – discover the pastoral beauty of Huggate on this short Wolds stroll and pause for creative inspiration at the Poetry Bench.

4. Hessle Quarry and Whiting Mill

Go on a guided walk around this heritage area and discover the social, natural, and industrial history of Humber Bridge Country Park. See a unique example of a 19th-century whiting mill.

5. Lost Houses of Risby

This leisurely trail between Skidby and Risby Park encompasses rolling farmland, woodland, two ‘lost houses’, and the site of an abandoned medieval village. Amazing views.

6. Wayrham Dale

Traverse the secluded dales around Wayrham in the Wolds for solitude and spectacular scenery. Get glimpses of York Minster and the White Horse on the Hambleton Hills.

7. Burton Agnes Circular

A 7.5-mile triangular trek between three historic points in the scenic Yorkshire Wolds: Beck Head in Kilham, Drummer’s Well in Harpham and Burton Agnes Manor House.

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