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Goole and Howdenshire Area Walks

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C65 - Fockerby Ride
Summary
Walk Name
Fockerby Ride
Ref
C65
Ride Twin Rivers on your horse or mountain bike.
Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Moderate
Walk Type
  • Mountain Biking and Horse Riding Routes
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
291
Car Parking Facility
Townend Causeway in Ousefleet
Refreshments
Pubs and shops in Goole
Public Conveniences
Various sites in Goole
Distance
Distance (Miles)
11
Distance (Kilometres)
18
Description
  • From the parking area ride in a southerly direction towards Adlingfleet and turn off along the bridleway towards Adlingfleet Ings.
  • Follow the bridleway where it turns southward and pass by Garthorpe Grange.  Continue southward to the road.
  • Turn east along Ness Lane into Fockerby, crossing the main street.  Pass by Fockerby Hall to continue along the lane to Willowbank Bridge.
  • Just before Broadmarsh Well the bridleway turns sharply left onto Cow Lane.  It then branches to the west and to the A161 road at Ousefleet cottages.
  • Your ride follows the road westward past Causeway House (on the right) and then heads north by New Brakes Farm.
  • Follow the lane past Milking Hill to Whitgift.  Turn right at the Hall and return to the start.
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
Townend Causeway, Ousefleet
End Point
Townend Causeway, Ousefleet
Towns & Villages
Ousefleet, Whitgift, Fockerby, Adlingfleet
ParishTwin Rivers
Start Easting
484,323.00
Start Northing
423,025.00
End Easting
484,323.00
End Northing
423,025.00
Further Information
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  is relatively flat. 
 
-  contains gates which can be passed through in a motorised wheelchair, on a horse or with a pushchair. 
 
-  contains surfaces which can be boggy in wet weather. 
Additional Information
-  The grade only applies if you follow this route on foot.