Hovingham Hobble

A long distance walk of 21 miles in North Yorkshire which explores the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Hovingham
Grid Ref: SE667758
Distance: 21 miles (34 km)
Climbing: 580 metres
Walk time: 8-10 hours
Days: 1-2

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Hovingham Hobble is a circular walking route in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, North Yorkshire which rounds the Castle Howard Estate. The Hobble which begins in the quaint and extremely popular village of Hovingham is described here as taken in an anti-clockwise direction, thus visiting Temple Bank Wood, Horse Coppice, Hovingham Lodge, Scackleton, Dalby Bush Farm, Dalby, Terrington, Mowthorpe Dale, Bulmer, Brandrith Wood, Temperance Inn, Castle Howard (New River Bridge, Temple), Bog Hall, Hepton Hill, Coneysthorpe Banks Wood, Slingsby Banks Wood, Fryton East Wood, Hollin Hill Plantation, South Wood and Kitscrew Wood.

Useful Links:
Worsley Arms, Hovingham
Yorkshire Walker
The Walking Englishman on the Hobble
Long Distance Walkers Association

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