GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Market Weighton Canal

11 miles (17.7 km)

Follow the Market Weighton Canal from the town of Market Weighton to the Humber Estuary on this waterside walk in theEast Riding of Yorkshire.
Starting in the town centre follow the Weighton Beck south west for about 1.5 miles and you will join with the canal. You then follow canalside footpaths south to the village of Newport where you can stop for refreshments in one of the cafes or pubs. The final section takes you from Newport to the Humber Estuary where there are nice views of Whitton Island and the Lincolnshire countryside on the other side of the River Humber.
At the end of the route the canal links with the Trans Pennine Trail. If you wanted to extend the walk you could pick up the trail and head west along the River Ouse toward Goole. Heading east would take you towards Brough along the Humber.
To extend your walking from the Market Weighton end you could pick up the Yorkshire Wolds Way and follow it north into the lovely Londesborough Park.

Market Weighton Canal OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Market Weighton Canal Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head a couple of miles south from the town and you'll find North Cliffe Woods. The bluebell woods are a pleasant place for a peaceful stroll with lots of interesting flora and fauna to see.
Just a couple of miles west of the town you can pick up the Bubwith Rail Trail. This flat, easy path will take you along an old railway line toward Holme-on-Spalding-Moor and the village of Bubwith.


High Street, Market Weighton - - 76579

The High Street in Market Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire, in festive spirit prior to Giant Bradley Day 2003

Egremont Drain - - 365405

Egremont Drain at Tollingham. This drain lies just a few yards to the east of the now filled in Market Weighton Canal. The land to the left of the bridleway in the photograph was the canal!

Market Weighton Canal - - 138907

The canal south east ofTollingham,East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Limit of navigation due to silting from a land drain. A disused lock is just visible in the far distance.

The Market Weighton Canal - - 365584

The view at Hasholme

Geographer Impeded - - 255407

Near Newport

Reeds, Wood And Wold - - 250291

Reeds, Wood And Wold north west ofBroomfleet

The Market Weighton Canal - - 250142

Canal as seen from Landing Lane,Broomfleet

Weighton Lock 2

Weighton Lock 2

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Market Weighton Canal.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)