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Goole and Howdenshire Area Walks

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W49 - A Derwent Walk to Dingle Dell
Summary
Walk Name
A Derwent Walk to Dingle Dell
Ref
W49
Explore the River Derwent bank and a disused railway line nature reserve.
Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Easy
Walk Type
  • Easy Walks
  • Pub Walks
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
291
Car Parking Facility
The Breighton Ferry (Pub) car park in Breighton (patrons only) (DN14 7S) or informal parking along Breighton Rd, Bubwith at start of Dingle Dell YO8 6DQ). Please park responsibly and courteously.
Refreshments
The Breighton Ferry (Pub), shop and pubs in Bubwith. Check opening times before setting off.
Public Conveniences
Charles Briggs Avenue, Howden, DN14 7SX
Distance
Distance (Miles)
2
Distance (Kilometres)
3
Description
  • This one is an easy route to follow.
  • From the pub, with the river in front of you walk to your right, in a northerly direction.
  • Follow the riverbank to the ruined bridge of the dismantled railway.
  • Pass between the old abutments of the bridge and continue as far as the works on your right.
  • Now turn back on yourself to walk alongside the works fence and follow the floodbank to a path up the side of the railway embankment.
  • At the top turn right and follow the track bed until you reach a path back down to the riverbank.
  • Continue along the bank to return to the pub.
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
The Breighton Ferry public house, Breighton (YO8 6DH)
End Point
The Breighton Ferry public house, Breighton (YO8 6DH)
Towns & Villages
Breighton, Bubwith
ParishBubwith
Start Easting
470357
Start Northing
434480
End Easting
470357
End Northing
434480
Further Information
Features of Interest
The walk passes the site of the former Gunby Hall.  Gunby was given by William the Conqueror to his standard bearer, Gilbert Tison, whose family later changed the surname to De Gunby.  They lived there for many generations. The old mansion was taken down some 200 years ago. 
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
- Is relatively flat. 
 
- May contain kissing gates. 
 
- May involve walking through livestock.
Additional Information
The civil parish of Bubwith is formed by the villages of Bubwith and Breighton and the hamlet of Willitoft. According to the 2001 UK census, Bubwith parish had a population of 1,104