Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail Directory

Yorkshire Wolds Way between Thixendale and Wharram Percy
Yorkshire Wolds Way between Thixendale and Wharram Percy

The Wolds Way National Trail is a long distance footpath that follows a natural chalk escarpment which runs from Hull to Filey. At just over 76 miles long the walk crosses beautiful East Yorkshire countryside. The walk begins near the Humber Bridge and ends at Filey Brigg. During its 76 miles you walk through lots of lovely woodland, cross or walk through numerous delightful dales and visit a number of delightful villages, one of them deserted. Oh, and you see a lot of white stone on this unique chalkland walk.

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The best web sites for General Information and Planning:
National Trails of Great Britain Comprehensive site providing details on the route. Includes an accommodation guide, booking service providers, maps required.
The best web sites for Guided Walking:
None available at present.
The web sites that organise accommodation and/ or baggage transfer:
Discovery Travel Offers a full range of guided walking services for the Wolds Way.
Coast to Coast Wolds Way accommodation booking and baggage transfer provider.
The best web sites for you to plan your accommodation:
S H Systems Excellent range of accommodation. Just type in the location to bring up a list of accommodation in the area. You can sort by price, postcode or rating.
The best personal journals of the walk:

Mike Brockhurst Comprehensive journal of the walk. Includes statistics, elevation details and photographs of each stage.
The essential sites for safety advice and emergency services:
Ramblers Association Practical walking advice on keeping safe including a guide to map reading, navigation and a detailed list of the essential gear required on a long distance walk.
Mountain Rescue UK You may need them so take their advice.
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