Walks in East Yorkshire

Millington Dale
Typical chalk uplands of the Yorkshire Wolds

I explored the walking haunts of East Yorkshire during the three years I spent living in Beverley. Naturally I concentrated on the Yorkshire Wolds for apart from coastal walks there seemed little more of any real interest. However, when I made the effort to search around and discover more about this quiet part of England I found there were lots of good walks just waiting to be found. Even in the suburbia of Hull I discovered some excellent walks. I believe I have covered some of the best walking in East Yorkshire on these pages. If you live in East Yorkshire, or even just visiting, you may find one or two of the walks described on these pages to your liking. Go on, take a walk. You will be pleasantly surprised. Oh, and if you have a gem of your own please let me know and I will add it to the resource.

Interactive map of the walks

Walk Miles Description
Beverley and the Beverley Westwood 3.9 A wonderful walk for all the family in Beverley and on the superb grassland of Beverley Westwood.
Brantingham, Elloughton Dale, Wauldby Dam and Turtle Hill 5.7 Another lovely circular of the Yorkshire Wolds, again from another beautiful village just outside Hull.
Welton, Welton Dale, Wauldby Dam, Turtle Hill, South Wold and Elloughton Hill 6.3 A lovely circular of the southern Yorkshire Wolds from picturesque Welton village just outside Hull.
Market Weighton, Hudson Way, Goodmanham, Londesborough and Towthorpe 7.5 A walk in rollling countryside and into history from Market Weighton to the surrounding villages.
Thixendale, Vessey Hill, Wharram Percy, Court Dale and Water Dale 8.0 A walk from exquisite Thixendale in the heart of the Wolds to the eerie deserted village of Wharram Percy.
Tatton Sykes Monument, Cottam Well Dale, Cottam and Phillip's Slack 8.5 A walk from the Tatton Sykes monument near Sledmere to a deserted church.
Pocklington Canal, Bielby Lock, Melbourne and Allerthorpe 9.9 A walk of three parts, first a canal walk, then over rural widescapes and finally through sublime woodland.
Flamborough Head, Dane's Dyke and the Yorkshire Heritage Coast 10.0 Featuring spectacular coastline with soaring bleached white chalk cliffs and extraordinary coastal features.
Hessle to South Cave (Wolds Way) 11.7 Along the River Humber and then inland to the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds.
Thixendale to West Heslerton (Wolds Way) 14.2 A classic section of the Wolds Way with a visit to a deserted village.
Nunburnholme to Thixendale (Wolds Way) 15.0 A wonderful days walking in the heart of chalk dales of East Yorkshire.
South Cave to Nunburnholme (Wolds Way) 15.6 Follow the Wolds Way across the southern edge of the Yorkshire Wolds.
Hessle Cliff, River Humber, Welton, Skidby, Bentley and Beverley 16.3 The Beverley 20 walk from the banks of the River Humber to Beverley Minster.
West Heslerton to Filey (Wolds Way) 19.7 A long day of delights walking from the inland Wolds to the coast finishing with a walk on Filey Brig.
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