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Market Weighton Area Walks

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W34 - Shiptonthorpe and Market Weighton Common
Summary
Walk Name
Shiptonthorpe and Market Weighton Common
Ref
W34
Enjoy a stroll through Brouncey and Weighton Common, across the course of a Roman Road.
Details
Circular Walk
Yes
Grade
Moderate
Walk Type
  • Pub Walks
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
294
Car Parking Facility
Car park in Market Weighton, Londesborough Road
Refreshments
Pubs and shops in Market Weighton, cafes in Shiptonthorpe
Public Conveniences
Londesborough Road in Market Weighton
Distance
Distance (Miles)
7.5
Distance (Kilometres)
12
Description
  • From the car park in Market Weighton this walk starts by following the footway alongside York Road to Shiptonthorpe.  Take especial care on the A1079.
  • Walk through the village past Langlands Garden Centre and the Ship Inn, then turn left down Harswell Lane, a bridleway leading to Brouncey Farm.
  • Continue along the bridleway southward between Field House and Grange Farm to the A614 road.  Turn right, along the grass verge until you come to a permissive path at about 300 yards on the opposite side of the road.
  • Walk between the fences, past a pond and arrive on Holme Road.
  • Cross the road and walk up the track by Stray Farm to Lock Farm where the path turns left along the course of the old Market Weighton Canal.
  • Pass through the little copse to River Head and cross the road to a field path.
  • Walk along the field edges by the bank of Weighton Beck to return to the start.  Take care again while crossing the A1079 Market Weighton Bypass.
Map(s)
Location
Start Point
Car park in Market Weighton
End Point
Car park in Market Weighton
Towns & Villages
Market Weighton and Shiptonthorpe
ParishMarket Weighton
Start Easting
487,653.00
Start Northing
441,798.00
End Easting
487,653.00
End Northing
441,798.00
Further Information
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
 
-  is relatively flat. 
 
-  contains kissing gates and hand gates but no stiles. 
 
-  crosses at least one road.