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Foss Walk

45 km / 28 miles

N Yorks
The Walk follows footpaths along or near the river Foss, from its confluence with the Ouse in the historic city of York to its source at Pond Head, four miles from Easingwold the finish. The Walk passes through Strensall, Sheriff Hutton, Crayke and Oulston. See Centenary Way (North Yorkshire).


Details:

Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named signposts and named arrows with frog logo  
Attributes: Easy; River
Start:
SE605511 - York, N Yorks
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Finish:
SE528695 - Easingwold, N Yorks
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Web Sites: GPS Routes - Foss Walk

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet: Foss Walk (Carrie Geddes - 1994)

Maps:

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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
   
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 100105
OS Landranger Active: 100105
OS Explorer: 290299300
OS Explorer Active: 290299300

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
Self-catering: Apartment 15 Luxury Holiday Home  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: 5 Escrick Street  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: York Priory  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: The Lighthorseman  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Avondale Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Moorgarth Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Southlands Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Ashley Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Old Vic Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Warrens  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Hillcrest Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Holly Lodge Guesthouse  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Staymor Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Barrington House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Gregory's  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Farthings Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Linden Lodge  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Acer Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Limes  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Moorland House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Midway House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Turnberry House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Hollies Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Newington Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Adams House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: The Plough Inn  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Knavesmire Manor Hotel  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: York Marriott  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Curzon Lodge and Stable Cottages  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Pinfold Cottage B&B  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Holiday Inn  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Burswood Guest House  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Middlethorpe Hall & Spa  (bookable online) 3 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: Hob Moor View  (bookable online) 3 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Wheatlands Lodge Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Middletons Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Ace Hotel York (was York Backpackers) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Bar Convent  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Hotel du Vin & Bistro  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Ashberry  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Eden's Retreat  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Carlton House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Apple House  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Best Western Kilima Hotel  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: St Paul's Lodge  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Holgate Hill Hotel  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: George House  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bishops  (bookable online) 2 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: The Queens Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: Grange Properties  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: The Grand Hotel & Spa  (bookable online) 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: The Riverside York  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: CityLets York  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: Apartment 5 in York  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: Popeshead Holiday Apartments  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: Luxury at Apartment 2 in York  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Park Inn by Radisson York City Centre  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Hotels: Hotel 53  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Barbican House  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
Self-catering: Conway Cottage  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Fourposter Lodge  (bookable online) < 1 Km < 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bull Lodge Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 1 Km
Self-catering: The Garden Cottage  (bookable online) 3 Km 1 Km
B & B Accommodation: Galtres Lodge  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Talbot Court (Apartments 1 & 2)  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Guy Fawkes Inn  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Hostel Accommodation: The Fort < 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Best Western PLUS Dean Court Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Saint George's Keep  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Victoria Cloisters  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Coach House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Riverside House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Abbey Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: St. Marys Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Beech House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Best Western Monkbar Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Cloisters Walk Holiday Accommodation  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Goodramgate Apartments  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: The Old Brewery  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: The Townhouse  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Grays Court  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Lamb & Lion Inn  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bootham Tavern  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: The Minster Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Clearly Apartments  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Jorvik Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: No. 21 York  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Alhambra Court Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Crook Lodge  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: 23 St Marys  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Alcuin Lodge Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Sycamore Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: City Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: York City Apartments  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Monkgate Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: 5, 6 & 12 Monkbridge Court  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Cavalier  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Mont-Clare Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Hazelwood  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Georgian Mews  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Georgian House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Arnot House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bowmans Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bootham Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Airden House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bootham Gardens Guesthouse  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Beckett Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Grange Lodge Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Amber House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: York Lodge Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Brentwood  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Number 34 Bed and Breakfast  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Bootham Luxury Apartment  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: 3 Bedford Mews - Bootham  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: The Churchill Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: The Grange Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Knowle House & Properties  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Hedley House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hotels: Marmadukes Town House Hotel  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: St Peter's Grove  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Groves  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Blossoms York  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Queen Annes Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Self-catering: Burton Breaks  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
Hostel Accommodation: York YHA, 42 Water End, Clifton, York, North Yorkshire 2 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Palm Court  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Foss Bank Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Thornfield House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Park View - Haxby Road  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Mowbray House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bowen House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: York House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Ascot House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Blakeney Guest House  (bookable online) 1 Km 2 Km
B & B Accommodation: Carousel Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Greenside  (bookable online) 2 Km 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Cumbria House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Crossways Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: Tower Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 3 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Bloomsbury  (bookable online) 2 Km 4 Km
Hotels: Beechwood Close Hotel  (bookable online) 2 Km 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Heathers Guest House  (bookable online) 2 Km 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Sleepers Guest House  (bookable online) 2 Km 4 Km
Hotels: Holiday Inn Express York  (bookable online) 1 Km 4 Km
B & B Accommodation: Skelton Grange Farmhouse  (bookable online) 4 Km 6 Km
Self-catering: Merricote Cottages  (bookable online) 3 Km 7 Km
Self-catering: Church View B&B and Holiday Cottages  (bookable online) 4 Km 7 Km
B & B Accommodation: Church View B&B and Holiday Cottages  (bookable online) 4 Km 7 Km
B & B Accommodation: Orillia House  (bookable online) 4 Km 7 Km
B & B Accommodation: Oaklands Guest House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 9 Km
B & B Accommodation: Claxton Hall Cottage Guest House  (bookable online) 4 Km 15 Km
Self-catering: Thompsons Arms  (bookable online) 2 Km 16 Km
Self-catering: Wood Cottage  (bookable online) 4 Km 18 Km
B & B Accommodation: The New Inn Motel  (bookable online) 4 Km 28 Km
B & B Accommodation: Shallowdale House  (bookable online) 4 Km 37 Km

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Connected Paths:

Paths Marked on OS mapping: Centenary Way (North Yorkshire); Ebor Way; Trans Pennine Trail; Trans Pennine Trail - York Link; York to Selby Railway Path
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Other Paths: Blackpool to Bridlington (Aerospace Way); Head to Head; Howardian Way; Jorvic Way; Millennium Way - York; Paulinus Way; Way of the Roses; Whitby Way; Wilberforce Way
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Anytime Challenges: Ainsty Bounds Walk; Beacon Banks Challenge

Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File: Foss Walk GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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MemoryMap Route file: Foss Walk Memory Map Route File Login to Download
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Tracklogs Route file: Foss Walk Tracklogs Route file Login to Download
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Route Profile:

45.1 Km (28.0 miles)
364 m (1,194 ft) ascent
163 m (535 ft)  maximum height