GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bubwith Rail Trail

9 miles (14.4 km)

This walk takes you along the Bubwith Rail Trail from the village of Bubwith in East Riding of Yorkshire.
It's a nice flat, easy route running along pleasant grassy footpaths for a distance of just under 9 miles.
You can pick up the trail just to the south of the village of Bubwith which lies just east of the River Derwent. Follow the trail north east and it will take you past Foggathorpe and Holme-on-Spalding-Moor before finishing just west of Market Weighton. On the way you will pass the site of the old stations on the now disused Market Weighton to Selby line which close in the 1950s.
The route is coincident with the Howden 20, a 20 mile circular walk exploring the area. At the western end you could follow the trail south along the River Derwent to visit nearby Breighton.

Bubwith Rail Trail OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bubwith Rail Trail Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

At Market Weighton you can continue your rail trail exercise on the Hudson Way. This will take you along another old railway to Beverley via Goodmanham and Etton. The trail also links with the Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Route. The 143 mile circular ride takes you on a tour of some of the Wold's highlights.


Car park on the Bubwith Rail Trail - - 3565333

Car park on the Bubwith Rail Trail

Bubwith rail trail - - 3566228

Bubwith rail trail view

Holme Moor railway station (site), Yorkshire (geograph 3520057)

Holme Moor railway station (site). Actually located in Holme-(up)on-Spalding-Moor village, the station always carried the abbreviated name. Believed to have opened in 1848 by the North Eastern Railway on the line from Market Weighton to Selby, this station closed to passengers in 1954 and completely in 1965. Former forecourt.

Horses on the Bubwith rail trail - - 3566560

Horses on the Bubwith rail trail

The Bubwith rail trail - - 3566557

Farm machinery along the rail trail - - 3566566

Farm machinery along the rail trail

All Trains Are Cancelled - - 217706

The brickwork on the left of the photograph is the former eastbound platform of Holme-on-Spalding-Moor railway station

Main Street, Bubwith - - 2277161

Main Street, Bubwith village


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