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UK Walks - Yorkshire and Humber

abbey monkThe following day walks are all found in the Yorkshire or Humber regions of the UK.  These day walks are all part of one or more of the St. Bernard's Way, the Rievaulx Way, the Thurston Round, the Prior Richard Way, or the Shining Lights of the North Way :

 

Walk Name Distance ( km ) Distance ( miles ) Time ( hours )

Helmsley - Rievaulx Abbey and Byland Abbey

13.5

8.6

3 - 3.5

Byland Abbey - Brafferton

18.5

11.6

4 - 4.5

Brafferton - Fountains Abbey ( St. Bernard's Way )

23.3

14.5

5 - 5.5

Brafferton - Fountains Abbey ( Thurston Round ) 25.6 15.9 6.5 - 7

Fountains Abbey - Harrogate

18.3

11.3

4 - 4.5

Harrogate - Kirkstall Abbey

33.1

20.7

7.5 - 8

Kirkstall Abbey - Oulton

13.9

8.6

4 - 4.5

Oulton - Old Moor House

36.5

22.6

8 - 8.5

Old Moor House - Roche Abbey

24.4

15.1

5.5 - 6

St. Mary's Abbey, York - Crayke 30.9 19.2 7.5 - 8

Crayke - Rievaulx Abbey

20.9 13.0 5 - 5.5

Rievaulx Abbey - Byland Abbey

13.4 8.3 3 - 3.5

Fountains Abbey - Whixley

27.1 16.8 6.5 - 7

Whixley - St. Mary's Abbey, York

20.5 12.7 5 - 5.5

St. Mary's Abbey, York - Whixley

21.6 13.3 5 - 5.5

Whixley - Fountains Abbey ( via Ripon Cathedral )

29.4 18.2 7 - 7.5

Whixley - Fountains Abbey ( direct )

27.7 17.2 7 - 7.5

 

 

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