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Driffield and East Wolds Area Walks

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E61 - Bracey Bridge Circular Walk
Summary
Walk Name
Bracey Bridge Circular Walk
Ref
E61
Explore this triangle of history - Harpham's Drummer's Well, Burton Agnes Manor House and Beck Head in Kilham.
Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Moderate
Walk Type
  • Wolds Walks
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
295
Car Parking Facility
Picnic site car park in Bracey Bridge
Refreshments
Pub and shop in Kilham
Public Conveniences
Various sites in Driffield
Distance
Distance (Miles)
7.5
Distance (Kilometres)
12
Description
  • Strating from Bracey Bridge car park picnic area, follow field paths past the mill to Lowthorpe.
  • Turn left to cross the crystal clear stream and join Station Road which leads into Harpham.  Go diagonally across enclosures using the footpath which runs past Drummer's Well, through Manor Farm and into Main Street.
  • Next take the public footpath by a converted chapel on Butt Balk to cross fields to Burton Agnes.  Next walk along Rudston Road for less than ½ mile.
  • Turn left along a footpath beside the sports field and cross to Sandy Lane.  Continue diagonally across fields to Kilham.
  • From the centre of Kilham walk through several fields for about two miles to the A614.
  • Cross the road with great care and walk through the trees to the picnic area.
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
Picnic site in Bracey Bridge
End Point
Picnic site in Bracey Bridge
Towns & Villages
Bracey Bridge, Burton Agnes, Harpham, Kilham and Lowthorpe
ParishBurton Agnes
Start Easting
507,644.00
Start Northing
461,996.00
End Easting
507,644.00
End Northing
461,996.00
Further Information
Features of Interest
St Martin's Church in Burton Agnes is worthy of a visit.  It contains Georgian box pews, a marvellous squire's pew and unusual stained glass by W Peckitt of York. 
The church in Harpham is named for St John of Beverley who is belived to have been born there.  Many monuments to the St Quintin family are to be found, including a fine alabaster tomb  chest and 15th century brasses.
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  contains some gentle slopes. 
 
-  contains a mixture of stiles and gates. 
 
-  may involve walking through fields with livestock. 
 
-  crosses at least one road. 
 
-  contains surfaces which can be boggy in wet weather. 
 
-  may involve walking through planted crops. 
 
-  contains some uneven surfaces.