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Driffield and East Wolds Area Walks

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N27 - Skerne to Wansford Circular
Summary
Walk Name
Skerne to Wansford Circular
Ref
N27

Take a walk along field paths, bridleways and a country lane in the valley of the river Hull.

Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Easy
Walk Type
  • Easy Walks
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
295
Car Parking Facility
Roadside parking in Skerne
Refreshments
Pub in Wansford, plus pubs and shops in Driffield
Public Conveniences
Driffield
Distance
Distance (Miles)
3
Distance (Kilometres)
5
Description
  • From the village of Skerne take the track past the church to join the bridleway beyond Church Farm.
  • Head to, and through, Copper Hall.  Follow a footpath past a weir and the disused Snakeholme Lock.
  • On arrival at Wansford Bridge turn left and walk along the lane to return to Skerne.  Watch out for road traffic, which is more likely to be tractors and Landrovers than cars.
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
Skerne
End Point
Skerne
Towns & Villages
Skerne and Wansford
ParishSkerne and Wansford
Start Easting
504,695.00
Start Northing
455,311.00
End Easting
504,695.00
End Northing
455,311.00
Further Information
Features of Interest
-  Enjoy views of the river Hull at Wansford Bridge with its resident trout.
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  is relatively flat. 
 
-  contains a mixture of stiles and gates.   
 
-  may involve walking through planted crops. 
 
-  may involve walking through fields with livestock. 
 
-  contains surfaces which can be boggy in wet weather.