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Abbey Trail

N Yorkshire, W Yorkshire

187 km / 116 miles
The beautiful Yorkshire countryside, with its gently sloping hills, valleys and amazing scenic views, is home to some of England's greatest abbeys. The Abbey Trail links seven of these historic buildings at Kirkstall, Fountains, Byland, Rievaulx, Lastingham, Rosedale and Whitby into a great long distance path with an ecclesiastical and historical theme.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
World Heritage Site
Heritage
Pilgrimage
Start: SE259361 - Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: NZ901113 - Whitby Abbey, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Abbey Trail

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook The Abbey Trail : over 100 miles of walks through Yorkshire's finest countryside  (Sigma Press  - 2003 )

Maps:

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Hostel Accommodation
Camping Barn
Camp Site
Self-catering

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Walkers are Welcome
Heritage Centre

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 94, 99, 100, 104
OS Landranger Active 94, 99, 100, 104
OS Explorer 26, 27, 288, 289, 297, 298, 299, 302
OS Explorer Active 26, 27, 288, 289, 297, 298, 299, 302

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Coach Assisted Walking Holidays (Bobs Walking Holidays)

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
From
Path
Along
Path
Walkers are Welcome
4 km
12 km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
18 km
Walkers are Welcome
3 km
20 km
Heritage Centre
< 1 km
28 km
Camp Site
< 1 km
32 km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
94 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
122 km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
148 km
Self-catering
< 1 km
154 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
187 km

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Connected Paths:


Downloads:

MemoryMap Route File
Tracklogs Route File

Route Profile:

190.5 km (118.4 miles)
3,819 m (12,530 ft) ascent
409 m (1,342 ft)  maximum height

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