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Beverley Area Walks

The table below contains information on all walks centred in the beverley area. Click on any walk's name or reference code to see more details on the walk, including photos and a route map.

 

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C72 - Beverley Commons
Summary
Walk Name
Beverley Commons
Ref
C72
Relax on this fascinating walk across the access land of Swinemoor and Figham, and along the bank of the river Hull.
Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Moderate
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
293
Car Parking Facility
Car parks in Beverley
Refreshments
Pubs and shops in Beverley
Public Conveniences
Various sites in Beverley
Distance
Distance (Miles)
7
Distance (Kilometres)
11
Description
  • From the car park where the Beverley Beck meets the River Hull, climb the stile into Figham, the most southeasterly of Beverley's commons.
  • Follow the river Hull bank almost to Woodmansey, turning right to cross the Beverley and Skidby Drain.
  • Pass around the industrial estate to reach the A1174 Beverley-Hull road.  Turn right and walk into Beverley and pass by the Beck Head.
  • Walk along Blucher Lane, Holme church Lane, Beaver Road, Warton Avenue ato reach Swinemoor Lane.  Cross with care and take the handgate by the side of Swinemoor Gatehouse.
  • Take the path across Swine Moor and cross the bridge over the drain.  Turn left along the drain bank and follow the field boundary to the river bank. 
  • Here you may wish to walk along the riverside into Hull Bridge for refreshment in the Crown and anchor.
  • Follow the river bank southward to return to Beverley Beck.
  • Cross the lock gate and you're back where you started. 
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
Small car park at the end of Waterside Road in Beverley
End Point
Small car park at the end of Waterside Road in Beverley
Towns & Villages
Beverley
ParishBeverley
Start Easting
504,031.00
Start Northing
439,117.00
End Easting
504,031.00
End Northing
439,117.00
Further Information
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  is relatively flat. 
 
-  contains a mixture of stiles and gates. 
 
-  may involve walking through fields with livestock. 
 
-  crosses at least one road. 
Additional Information
-  This walk is one of ten shown in a free booklet of walks in the open access areas of the East Riding.  The booklet is available from Tourist Information Centres, Customer Service Centres and some libraries.