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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).


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

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet: Foss Walk (Carrie Geddes - 1994)


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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 100105
OS Landranger Active: 100105
OS Explorer: 290299300
OS Explorer Active: 290299300

Group Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

Hostel Accommodation: Ace Hotel York (was York Backpackers) 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: The Fort < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: York YHA, 42 Water End, Clifton, York, North Yorkshire 2 Km

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


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