Jorvic Way

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Start: Tadcaster
Grid Ref: SE487435
Distance: 65 miles (105 km)
Climbing: 264 metres
Walk time: 27-33 hours
Days: 5-6

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Jorvic Way is a circular walking route around Greater York. The Way passes the sites of Jorvic (Scandinavian) influence in the area in and around York including many villages which were originally founded as Jorvic settlements. Many post-Jorvic sites of historic importance are also visited during the walk including Healaugh Priory and the site of the Battle of Marston Moor which was fought during the First English Civil War. From the start of the walk in the market town of Tadcaster the way visits Healaugh, Bilton in Ainsty, Tockwith, Skip Bridge, Moor Monkton, Nether Poppleton, Shipton, Wiggington, Haxby, Huntington, Stockton on the Forest, Holtby, Dunnington, Kexby, Elvington, Wheldrake, Escrick, Naburn, Appleton Roebuck and Bolton Percy. Additionally stretches of the way follow the River Ouse and it also intersects with some other paths in the area including the Foss Way and the Minster Way.

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