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The Category York is a subset of North Yorkshire.


The following City of York Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - York

*City of York Council

Guide to Open Spaces around and about the City of York: Churchyards; Countryside grants; Countryside walks; Nature conservation; Nature reserves. The River Foss; The River Ouse; Voluntary conservation groups.

*York Cemetery
Size (acreage)24

'York Cemetery is a working burial ground. At the same time, it provides opportunities for conservation, education, and informal recreation within a protected environment close to York city centre.'

*York Group of the Ramblers

'The York Group works together with other local Ramblers groups in the East Yorkshire & Derwent Area (namely: Beverley, Driffield, Howden & Goole, Hull, Pocklington, Ryedale and Scarborough) to organise a programme of full, half-day and summer evening walks, including some that use public transport ...'

*York HF Rambling Club

'Friendly independent club, which is dedicated to the purpose of providing enjoyable walking in the countryside. Founded in 1908 we believe the club to be the oldest walking group in the York area ...  To date the club is thriving and at present has a membership of around one hundred.'

*York Outdoor Group

'Aim to organise a walk each and every Sunday throughout the year with evening walks in the summer months. In addition to this, a weekend away is usually held once a month.'

Centenary Way [North Yorkshire]
Distance (miles)83

'This route celebrates the 100th anniversary of North Yorkshire County Council. It runs across the Howardian Hills and Yorkshire Wolds via Castle Howard and Wharram Percy, linking York and the Foss Walk with the Yorkshire Wolds Way and Cleveland Way National Trails. Meeting the Derwent and Foss, it combines riverside walks in deep valleys with forest tracks.'

Copmanthorpe Golden Jubilee Walks

'The walks around Copmanthorpe vary in distance from 3 to 11 miles and offer easy walking across flat countryside. All walks start and finish at the Royal Oak Pub on Main Street. The No 13 bus comes into the village from York city centre and stops near the Royal Oak.'

Foss Walk
Distance (miles)28

'Follows footpaths along or near the river Foss, starting from its confluence with the Ouse in York [SE 605511] and finishing at its source, Pond Head [SE 528695] four miles from Easingwold ... '

History of York Trails

'Download a trail, print off your map and plug in your headphones ...'

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'A partnership, led by York Museums Trust, supported by Yorkshire Forward and City of York Council and involving lots of other organisations.'

York Millennium Way
Distance (miles)23

'A circular walk around the outskirts of this historic city.'

York Public Rights of Way

'Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 ... Maintaining York's public rights of way ... Obstructions to Public Rights of Way ... PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY ... Public rights of way notices and registers ... Report a public rights of way problem ... THE DEFINITIVE MAP.'


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City of York Council

York's City Walls Trail
Distance (miles)2

'A complete on-line guide to walking the Walls with maps, pictures and organised text.'

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The Friends of York Walls

Yorkwalk Guided Walks

'Reach the parts of York other visitors miss. Join one of our entertaining historical guided walks.'

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