GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Skidby Mill Walk

2 miles (3 km)

This circular walk visits Skidby Windmill near Beverley, in theEast Riding of Yorkshire. The Grade II listed mill dates back to 1821 and is a popular local attraction. Inside there's an interesting museum where you can learn all about the history of the area.
You can start the walk at the good sized mill car park just to the south east of Skidby village centre. After exploring the mill you can then follow footpaths west to Gallows Hill and Eppleworth Hill. Head north from here and you can pick up a section of the Beverley Twenty and follow it east through the village centre where you will pass the 18th century St Michael's Church. The route then turns south to follow a road back to the mill car park.


HU16 5TR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Skidby Mill OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Skidby Mill Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Skidby Mill

  • Beverley Beck - Enjoy a short stroll along the Beverley Beck on this easy walk in the Yorkshire town
  • Beverley Twenty - 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
  • River Hull - Enjoy a walk along the Beverley Beck and the River Hull on this pleasant waterside walk in Beverley
  • Humber Bridge - Follow the footpath across the Humber Bridge and enjoy fine views over the River Humber and the city of Hull in East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Humber Bridge Country Park - This Country Park and Local Nature Reserve consists of woods, meadows, ponds and cliffs
  • Welton Dale - A circular walk around Welton Dale in East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Hessle Foreshore Walk - This walk takes you along a section of the Trans Pennine Trail from Hessle to Hull in East Riding of Yorkshire
  • High Hunsley Circuit - Travel through the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds on this delightful circular walk.
    The walk starts and ends in Brantingham Thorpe park and visits the villages of Walkington, Skidby, Brantingham, South Cave and Bishop Burton
  • Hull - This Yorkshire port city has some fine riverside trails and pictureque local parks to explore on foot.
  • Risby Round - This circular walk explores the deserted village of Risby in East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Cottingham - This village is located in East Riding of Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds near Hull
  • Barton Upon Humber - This Lincolnshire based market town sits in a nice location for waterside walks on the banks of theHumber Estuary.


Head to the Millhouse for some refreshments after your walk. 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 old 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.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The village is located just north west of Hull where you can visit the famous Humber Bridge and Humber Bridge Country Park. The popular Hessle Foreshore Walk and the Barton Upon Humber Walk can also be picked up near here.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Yorkshire Wolds Walks page.


Skidby mill - - 1845532

Skidby mill

Skidby Mill buildings - - 452624

Skidby Mill buildings. While the splendid mill attracts the attention of photographers, the buildings around its base are well worth showing.

The Mill House, Skidby - - 682195

The Mill House. Restaurant and Deli Abruzzo. The lane in the right of the photograph leads up to the windmill.

Gallows Hill Skidby - panoramio

Gallows Hill. With a view back to the mill.

Church of St. Michael, Skidby - - 757083

Church of St. Michael

Skidby, Main Street - panoramio

Village, Main Street


GPS Files

GPX File

Skidby Mill.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Skidby Mill.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)