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Howardian Way

48 km / 30 miles

N Yorks
A meandering linear walk from Coxwold to Kirkham Priory through the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) north of the city of York taking in many of its beautiful villages on route.

A route description is available on the website below but note the distance is 30 miles and not 20 miles as stated.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Heritage; Religious
SE535771 - Ooxwold
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SE735658 - Kirkham Priory
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Web Sites: Howardian Way
  Howardian Hills AONB
  Moorland Challenge - Howardian Way


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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:
OS Landranger: 100
OS Landranger Active: 100
OS Explorer: 299300
OS Explorer Active: 299300

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
B & B Accommodation: Shallowdale House  (bookable online) 4 Km 13 Km
Self-catering: Sunset Cottages  (bookable online) 2 Km 26 Km
Hotels: Worsley Arms Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 31 Km
Caravan Park: Robin Hood Caravan Park (Hire)  (bookable online) 3 Km 34 Km
Camp Site: Robin Hood Caravan Park (Tourers/Tents)  (bookable online) 3 Km 34 Km
Self-catering: Home Farm Holiday Cottages  (bookable online) 3 Km 34 Km
B & B Accommodation: Lime Kiln House  (bookable online) 3 Km 35 Km
Self-catering: Terrington Holiday Cottages  (bookable online) < 1 Km 37 Km
B & B Accommodation: Old Wells  (bookable online) < 1 Km 37 Km
Other: Ganthorpe Gate Farm  (bookable online) 1 Km 40 Km
Self-catering: Wood Cottage  (bookable online) 2 Km 42 Km
Self-catering: Thompsons Arms  (bookable online) 4 Km 42 Km
Self-catering: Easthorpe Lodge  (bookable online) 5 Km 45 Km
Self-catering: Castle Howard Station Platform 1  (bookable online) < 1 Km 46 Km
B & B Accommodation: Orchard Rose Cottage  (bookable online) 5 Km 48 Km
Self-catering: Yew Tree Cottage  (bookable online) 2 Km 48 Km

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Connected Paths:

Paths Marked on OS mapping: Centenary Way (North Yorkshire); Ebor Way; Foss Walk
Other Paths: Head to Head; Lake Pickering Circuit; Whitby Way; White Rose Way
Anytime Challenges: Beacon Banks Challenge; Hovingham Hobble


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Route Profile:

47.4 Km (29.5 miles)
883 m (2,897 ft) ascent
171 m (561 ft)  maximum height