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Distance10.74km Vertical gain+259m Vertical drop-255m Duration3h40 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Flamborough - East Riding of Yorkshire

A linear East Yorkshire walk that visits some of the most dramatic cliffs in the area. This walk is an ideal chance to have a piucnic by the sea. Don't forget to take your binoculars as the cliffs are busy with nesting seabirds in season.

Distance12.88km Vertical gain+297m Vertical drop-293m Duration4h25 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Kirby Underdale - East Riding of Yorkshire

This walk includes all the typical features of the Yorkshire Wolds, an extensive limestone plateau interlaced with secluded, narrow, twisting dales. It starts by making use of three linking dales to come out onto the plateau where there are views from the scarp edge over the Vale of York and, as the plateau is crossed, views down into other dales and eventually across the Humber into Lincolnshire. The return makes use of another dale, a stretch of Roman road, and an old drove way.

Distance13.93km Vertical gain+2m Vertical drop-3m Duration4h00 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in East Riding of Yorkshire

This walk explores one of the extremities of East Yorkshire walking the length of the Spurn Head from Kilnsea. The walk offers wide views of the Hymber Estuary and also provides some excellent bird watching at certain times of the year.

Distance15.58km Vertical gain+127m Vertical drop-124m Duration4h45 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Flamborough - East Riding of Yorkshire

Flamborough Head in the East Riding of Yorkshire is one the great coastal features of the British Isles. In late spring the area is also well known for its abundant birdlife. With the North Yorks Moors so near it is easy to be a bit dismissive about East Yorkshire but a walk around Flamborough Head should serve to demonstrate that parts of this coast are as fine as anything further north.