GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Stockton on the Forest Walks

6 miles (9 km)

This little village is located a few miles north east of the city of York. There's some nice local trails to follow around some attractive farmland.
This circular walk from the village visits the neighbouring settlements of Warthill and Holtby.
The walk starts in the village and follows Carrbank Lane through pleasant farmland towards Warthill where there's a nice village pond, a good local pub and an old church. You then head west along Rudcarr Lane before turning south to visit Holtby. The route then returns to Stockton via the farmland around Beanland Lane.

Postcode

YO32 9UW - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Stockton on the Forest OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Stockton on the Forest Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Stockton on the Forest

  • York River Walk - Enjoy an easy stroll along the River Ouse on this waterside circular walk through York
  • York Walls Walk - This walk takes you around the city walls in the historic city of York
  • Foss Walk - Follow the River Foss, from the historic city of York to Easingwold, on this lovely riverside walk through Yorkshire
  • Ebor Way - Follow the Ebor Way from Helmsley to Ilkley on this walk through Yorkshire
  • York to Selby - This lovely cycle and walk route starts on the banks of the River Ouse in the city of York and follows the Trans Pennine Trail and the York to Selby Railway Path south to Selby.
    The mostly flat, off road route is ideal for a relaxing afternoon's cycling or walking and has views of York racecourse and the River Ouse
  • York to Bishopthorpe - This is a popular riverside walk from the centre of York to the nearby village of Bishopthorpe
  • Naburn Locks - This walk visits the pretty Naburn Locks on the River Ouse.
  • Minster Way - This splendid walk runs between the well known minsters at Beverley and York, visiting Arram, Scorborough, North Dalton, Lockington, Millington, Great Givendale, Bishop Wilton, Full Sutton, Stamford Bridge, Kexby and Fulford
  • Wheldrake Woods - These pretty woods near York have miles of peaceful walking trails to try.
  • Bishop Wilton - This pretty little village in the East Riding of Yorkshire is a pleasant place to start a walk into the Yorkshire Wolds
  • Stamford Bridge - This historic village is located in the East Riding of Yorkshire

Pubs/Cafes

Back in the village the Fox Inn is a good choice for some post walk refreshment. The friendly village pub serves good quality food and has an outdoor seating area. You can find them at postcode YO32 9UW for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The country trails make for a fine dog walk and the Fox Inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head into nearby York and you can pick up the popular York River Walk and the historic York Walls Walk.

Photos

On Carrbank Lane - geograph.org.uk - 1802022

On Carrbank Lane. Runs north from pastures, into the village of Stockton in the Forest.

Carrbank Lane towards Stockton on the Forest - geograph.org.uk - 2224963

Carrbank Lane view

Warthill village pond - geograph.org.uk - 2149770

Warthill village pond. This pond is sat opposite the Agar Arms in Warthill and across the road from the church. A small track starts here leading across to Gate Helmsley.

Warthill - geograph.org.uk - 610988

Warthill. Looking over the road in Warthill from next to the Agar Arms pub. To the left goes towards Holtby. A track to the right runs over the fields to Gate Helmsley.

The Agar Arms - geograph.org.uk - 489652

The white building is Warthill's local pub, the Agar Arms.

Rudcarr Lane entering Warthill - geograph.org.uk - 2224954

Rudcarr Lane entering Warthill

Holtby Church

Holtby Church

Straw bales off Rudcarr Lane - geograph.org.uk - 242056

Straw bales off Rudcarr Lane

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Stockton on the Forest.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)