Huggate and Dry Valleys

Huggate and Dry Valleys

Huggate and Dry Valleys

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Huggate and Dry Valleys

Distance: 6 miles
Duration: 3 hours
Level of walk: Medium  View Walks Key

 

Weather Forecast

Huggate Weather
18°
scattered clouds
humidity: 59%
wind: 13m/s W
H 17 • L 17
15°
Fri
14°
Sat
18°
Sun
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Why you should do this walk…

A circular walk, of about 6 miles, from Huggate that passes through dry valleys created around 18,000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age. These valleys, known locally as dales, are one of the highlights of the Yorkshire Wolds and lie between largely arable fields. The first half of the walk follows the Yorkshire Wolds Way and passes the Huggate Poetry Bench, one of several art works created for the WANDER project.

Dog friendly?…

There are some moderately steep descents and ascents into and out of the dales, and the paths are a mixture of field edges and tarmac drives. There are kissing gates and field gates on the route, but no stiles. One field is marked as a bull field and horses may be present in another (a road detour can avoid the horses). Allow three hours to enjoy the tranquility of the dales.

How can I follow this walk?…

This walk is available on the iFootpath App or to print the Huggate and Dry Valleys please visit iFootpath 

Walk map

 

Full walk description

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Huggate and Dry Valleys Walking Guide
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Huggate and Dry Valleys Walking Guide
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A circular walk, of about 6 miles, from Huggate that passes through dry valleys created around 18,000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age.
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