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Goole and Howdenshire Area Walks

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HWGOOLE1 (TEST)
Summary
Walk Name
A Walk to South Park, Goole
Ref
HWGOOLE1

Stretch your legs on this hour-long walk through the docks and South Park in Goole.

Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Easy
Walk Type
  • Easy Walks
  • Healthy Walks
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
291
Car Parking Facility
Leisure Centre in Goole
Refreshments
Leisure Centre and shops in Goole
Public Conveniences
Leisure Centre in Goole
Distance
Distance (Miles)
4
Distance (Kilometres)
6.5
Description
  • When you leave the Leisure Centre head towards the docks and follow the marked footpath through the docks.  At Bridge Road turn left to cross the Dutch River Bridge.  Turn left onto Swinefleet Road and then left onto Humber Street. 
  • At the riverbank turn right and follow the bank until just after the last house, when you should turn right to return onto Swinefleet Road.  Cross the road where you see a tarmac road and signpost to the 'Mill'.  Follow the tarmac road to reach South Park. 
  • In the Park fast walkers can walk the perimeter and medium walkers can take the tarmac path loop.  Even the slowest of walkers should reach the Park entrance.  Head back to the Leisure Centre 35 minutes after starting your walk.
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
Leisure Centre in Goole
End Point
Leisure Centre in Goole
Towns & Villages
Goole
ParishGoole
Start Easting
474814.43
Start Northing
423425.12
End Easting
474814.43
End Northing
423425.12
Further Information
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  is relatively flat. 
 
-  contains a mixture of stiles and gates. 
 
-  contains steps and/or stiles. 
 
-  crosses at least one road. 
Additional Information
-  Head back to the Leisure Centre 35 minutes after starting your walk.  Walk out of the park, turn left onto Swinefleet Road and continue along to the Leisure Centre. 
 
-  Take care when crossing Swinefleet Road as it is often busy. 
 
-  Watch out for dog dirt on the riverbank. 
 
-  Take care when you reach the dip on the riverbank as it may be muddy. 
 
-  Remember to follow the footpath through the docks. 
 
-  Avoid taking this walk on a wet day.