Beacon Banks Challenge

A 25 miles long distance footpath in the Vale of York region of North Yorkshire featuring views of the North York Moors and White Horse of Kilburn. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Easingwold
Distance: 25 miles (40 km)
Grid Ref: SE528696
Climbing: 517 metres
Walk time: 10-12 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The 25 mile long Beacon Banks Challenge starts and finishes in the small and attractive Yorkshire market town of Easingwold, just off the A19 about twelve miles north of York, through a scenic and little walked area offering views of the south-western North York Moors which includes the White Horse of Kilburn and also views of the nearby Howardian Hills. On the route the walks visits Husthwaite, Kilburn, Byland Abbey and Coxwold.

Useful Links:
A walk along parts of the route
Long Distance Walkers Association

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