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Goole and Howdenshire Area Walks

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C71 - Bunny Hill/Hotham Carr
Summary
Walk Name
Bunny Hill/Hotham Carr
Ref
C71

Discover a heathland with heather and purple moor-grass.

Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Moderate
Walk Type
  • Wolds Walks
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
291
Car Parking Facility
Roadside parking in Hotham
Refreshments
Pub in Hotham
Public Conveniences
Londesborough Road in Market Weighton
Distance
Distance (Miles)
7
Distance (Kilometres)
11
Description
  • From the Hotham Arms take the road opposite to the Four Lane Ends crossroads.  Carry straight on to Snake Hall and Glebe Farm.
  • Follow the bridleway northwards and then follow a footpath past Duck Nest and Carr Farm to reach Dyke Side Plantation.  This is open access land where you may wander within the marked area and Bunny Hill Plantation.
  • Continue along the public footpath past Sandy Camp Plantation (on South Cliffe Common) to South Cliffe.
  • Cross the road with care and climb the hill to the southern side of Houghton Wood.  Turn right at the junction of paths and pass by Cliffe Dales to return to Hotham.
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
Opposite the pub in Hotham
End Point
Opposite the pub in Hotham
Towns & Villages
Hotham and South Cliffe
ParishHotham
Start Easting
489,400.00
Start Northing
434,330.00
End Easting
489,400.00
End Northing
434,330.00
Further Information
Features of Interest
St Oswald's Church, Hotham is without doubt of Norman origin.  Its squat broad tower would have made a good defensive platform for archers in medieval times.
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  contains some steep slopes. 
 
-  contains a mixture of stiles and gates. 
 
-  may involve walking through fields with livestock. 
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.