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Hull Area Walks

The table below contains information on all walks centred in the hull area. Click on any walk's name or reference code to see more details on the walk, including photos and a route map.

 

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C57 - Wilberforce Way
Summary
Walk Name
The Wilberforce Way Part One
Ref
C57
Celebrate the British end to slavery by exploring this 60-mile long route from Hull to York.
Details
Circular Walk
No
Grade
Challenging
Walk Type
  • Challenge Walks (Inc. The Yorkshire Wolds Way)
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
Various
Car Parking Facility
Various car parks in Hull
Refreshments
Pubs and shops in Hull
Public Conveniences
Various sites in Hull
Distance
Distance (Miles)
60
Distance (Kilometres)
96.5
Description
  • The Wilberforce Way was devised as a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Great Britain.  The route, described by John Eckersley in his book Wilberforce Way, includes important features of interest along the way, and several 'loop' walks which may be undertaken separately from the main route.
  • From the centre of the old town the Way passes through the following towns and villages as it meanders over the Yorkshire Wolds and into the Vale of York:-

          KINGSTON UPON HULL, Dunswell, Beverley,

          Cherry Burton, Etton, Goodmanham, Market Weighton,

          Londesborough, Nunburnholme, Pocklington,

          Melbourne, Sutton-on-Derwent, Elvington,

          Wheldrake, Heslington, YORK.

 

Map(s)
Location
Start Point
The Deep in Hull
End Point
The Minster in York
Towns & Villages
Beverley, Bielby, Cherry Burton, Goodmanham, Hull, Londesborough, Market Weighton, Pocklington, Sutton-upon-Derwent, Wheldrake and York
ParishWoodmansey
Start Easting
510,198.00
Start Northing
428,258.00
End Easting
460,263.00
End Northing
452,245.00
Further Information
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  contains some steep slopes. 
 
-  contains a mixture of stiles, steps and gates. 
 
-  crosses at least one road. 
Additional Information
-  The excellent book 'Wilberforce Way' is available from bookshops and Tourist Information Centres for £7.00.