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Cross, castle and ram on green discEbor Way

N Yorkshire, W Yorkshire, York

122 km / 76 miles
A relatively gentle walk, taking its name from Eboracum, Roman York. From Helmsley it heads southwards to Hovingham and crosses undulating farmland to Strensall, from where the River Foss is followed to York. The city is crossed on the path along its medieval walls and is left along the banks of the River Ouse. At Tadcaster the route turns west and continues along the Wharfe valley and the Ainsty bounds to Wetherby and Harewood. Here the Way climbs to the gritstone outcrops of the Chevin and Cow and Calf Rocks on the edge of Ilkley Moor before descending to Ilkley in Wharfedale.

Woodhall Bridge near Wetherby is open (for Easter 2015), after a 3-year closure due to storm damage. This enables walkers to use the Ebor Way, Tidewater Way and White Rose Way that involve this crossing.


Details:

Waymark: Cross, castle and ram on green disc
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Cross, castle and ram on green disc
Attributes: Easy
Moorland
River
Start: SE613838 - Helmsley, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SE112480 - Ilkley, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walkers' Britain  (AA Publishing  - 2011 )

Maps:

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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 (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 100, 104, 105
OS Landranger Active 100, 104, 105
OS Explorer 26, 289, 290, 297, 300
OS Explorer Active 26, 289, 290, 297, 300

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Connected Paths:

National Trails (England & Wales)

Downloads:

MemoryMap Route File
Tracklogs Route File

Route Profile:

121.8 km (75.7 miles)
1,548 m (5,079 ft) ascent
296 m (971 ft)  maximum height

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