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Pocklington and West Wolds Area Walks

The table below contains information on all walks centred in the pocklington and west wolds 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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N25 - Yorkshire Wolds Way: Nunburnholme - Huggate
Walk Name
Yorkshire Wolds Way: Nunburnholme - Huggate
Walk from Nunburnholme to Huggate on this section of the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail.
Circular Walk
Walk Type
  • Challenge Walks (Inc. The Yorkshire Wolds Way)
  • Wolds Walks
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
Car Parking Facility
On-street parking in Huggate, Nunburnholme and Pocklington
Pubs in Huggate, Millington and Pocklington, plus shops in Pocklington
Public Conveniences
None on this section of the route
Distance (Miles)
Distance (Kilometres)
Lengthened Distance (Miles)
Shortened Distance (Miles)
  • "They talk about walking on top of the world, but walking on top of the Wold is good enough for me."  (A. J. Brown in 'Tramping in Yorkshire' from 1932.)
  • Use this section of the National Trail to discover the delights of the Wolds for yourself.  Please use the map to follow this section of the Yorkshire Wolds Way.
  • Enjoy the charm of various dales and leave with your spirits uplifted.  Walk surrounded by broad, green horizons and under a sweeping canopy of sky.
  • The Yorkshire Wolds Way frees the senses as it takes you through the charming and tranquil landscapes on a journey of pastoral pleasure.  There's a magical charm to the Yorkshire Wolds Way, which uplifts and gratifies the spirit.  You're sure to enjoy the peace and tranquillity on offer.
  • It is said that a walk on the Yorkshire Wolds Way is a step back in time, and there is certainly little in the wide open fields and big skies to remind you of the modern world.  Perhaps what surprised and delighted me at first were the dry chalk valleys which suddenly appear in front of you, and through which you walk with the feeling of having entered another little world in which nature reigns both supreme and spectacular.  It's a quirky route too, constantly presenting unexpected delights and discoveries such as Welton where Dick Turpin was finally caught, and Market Weighton which is the 1787 birthplace of William Bradley who, at seven feet nine inches, was England's tallest man.
  • The Yorkshire Wolds Way is well-marked, and a perfect introduction to the Northern Trails; more gentle than most, but supremely memorable because of its very special qualities.  People have lived on the Yokshire Wolds for thousands of years, leaving a wealth of heritage to explore.
  • (Malcolm Hodgson, National Trail Officer, The Wolds Way)
Start Point
End Point
Towns & Villages
Huggate, Kilnwick Percy, Millington, Nunburnholme, Pocklington and Warter
Start Easting
Start Northing
End Easting
End Northing
Further Information
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
-  contains some steep slopes, one with a long flight of steps. 
-  contains a mixture of stiles and gates. 
-  may involve walking through fields with livestock. 
-  may involve walking through planted crops. 
-  Never too strenuous, the Wolds Way is a good walking route for beginners.