GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Centenary Way Yorkshire

83 miles (134 km)

Explore the Howardian Hills and the Yorkshire Wolds on this splendid walk devised to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Yorkshire County Council. The walk starts at the fabulous York Minster and runs to Filey Brigg on the Yorkshire coast. The walk includes:

  • Riverside sections along the River Foss near York, and along the River Derwent near Malton.
  • Sheriff Hutton Castle - 12th century ruined castle and Grade I listed building
  • Castle Howard - 'One of the World's Top Ten Greatest Mansions and Grand Houses' - according to Lonely Planet's 1,000 Ultimate Sights. Home to the Howard family for over 300 years, Castle Howard is a magnificent 18th-century residence set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape in the Howardian Hills. (video below)
  • Kirkham Priory - Owned by English Heritage these Augustinian ruins are situated between York and Malton, next to the River Derwent.
  • Filey - the final coastal section in Filey is another major route highlight

Towns/cities on the route include:

York
Huntington
New Earswick
Strensall
Sheriff Hutton
Terrington
Slingsby
Coneysthorpe
Castle Howard
Welburn
Low Hutton
Malton
Norton
Settrington
North Grimston
Birdsall
Thixendale
Wharram Percy
Wintringham
West Heslerton
Sherburn
Potter Brompton
Ganton
Hunmanby
Filey

The walk is waymarked with the letters CW on standard waymarks.

Centenary Way Yorkshire OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Centenary Way Yorkshire Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Open Street Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

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York Minster - route start

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River Foss, York

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Sheriff Hutton Castle

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Baxton Howe

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Castle Howard

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Kirkham Abbey

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Yorkshire Wolds

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Filey Brigg, route end

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Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Centenary Way Yorkshire.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Centenary Way Yorkshire.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

Map