This 20 mile walk runs from Hessle to Beverley through the Yorkshire wolds.
The walk starts near Hull in Hessle, at Humber Bridge Country Park and takes you to the Humber Estuary with fine views of the Humber Bridge. The path then follows the estuary to North Ferriby where you turn north and head towards Beverley through the countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds. The walk passes Welton Dale and the pretty village of Skidby, with its English Heritage windmill, before finishing at the splendid Beverley Minster.
Highlights on the route include the section through Risby Park near Beverley. The park includes the site of a medieval village and the remains of Risby Hall which was destroyed by fire in the 1780s. It also includes the lovely Folly Cafe which is a great place to stop for refreshments.
In Beverley you can extend your walking by enjoying an easy stroll along the Beverley Beck in the town centre.
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In the village of Welton you'll find a historic pub well worth investigating. The Green Dragon is set in a 17th Century coaching inn and is said to have been a favourite haunt of highwayman Dick Turpin. There's a good menu and a nice outdoor seating area with views over the quaint village green. You can find the pub at Cowgate with a postcode of HU15 1NB for your sat navs. It's also dog friendly if you have your canine friend with you.
At Skidby you could stop off at the Millhouse. There's a fine restauarant here serving delicious modern British and European cuisine. It includes some beautifully landscaped gardens, located in the grounds of the 19th century Skidby Mill. Here you can sit outside and enjoy the barbecue/hog roast chalet and bar area. There's also a rooftop lounge with excellent views across the surrounding countryside. After your meal there's also the option of exploring the mill museum where you can learn all about the history of the area.
A few miles north of Beverley there's the lovely Tophill Low Nature Reserve to explore. The reserve includes two pretty reservoirs and easy footpaths along the River Hull. It's a great place for birdwatching with several hides dotted around the site.